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India bags two Gold medals in Kho Kho at 13th South Asian Games

first_img 9 months ago Bala Devi scores a brace; India thrash Maldives 5-0 at South Asian Games Suman Ray Written By Indian men’s and women’s kho kho teams players reigned supreme as they finished champions for the second consecutive time at the 13th South Asian Games here in Kathmandu on Wednesday. The 2016 gold medalists crushed the men’s team of Bangladesh in the finals for the second consecutive time as the women’s team led by Delhi’s Nasreen, also successfully defended their title against hosts, Nepal.READ | Bala Devi Scores A Brace; India Thrash Maldives 5-0 At South Asian GamesIndia defeat Bangladesh by 16-9Indian men registered their victory with an innings and 7 points win and a scoreline of 16-9. Deepak Madhav was the hero of the day as he scored 5 crucial wickets for the team as he also stayed on the mat for more than two minutes. “This is a very special win for the team. We entered the tournament with confidence and have followed the game plan to the toe. I am really happy that I could personally contribute in the medal win for the team,” said Madhav who belongs to Maharashtra. READ | India Wins 10 Medals In Athletics In 2019 South Asian GamesIn the women’s final, captain Nasreen led from the front as she chased down 5 points while her teammate Maharashtra’s Kajal Bhor also made a vital contribution with claiming 5 points. Eventually, they wrapped the match 17-5 to finish top of the podium with an innings and 12 points win. While India won gold in both the categories last edition’s silver medalist Bangladesh had a repeat finish on the podium in the men’s event with Nepal finishing third. In the women category, Nepal secured the second spot while Bangladesh ended the campaign with a bronze medal.READ | India Clinch Two Gold In Badminton At South Asian GamesREAD | Mehuli Shoots 10m Air Rifle Gold In SAG As India Sweeps All Medals Last Updated: 4th December, 2019 20:29 IST India Bags Two Gold Medals In Kho Kho At 13th South Asian Games Indian men’s and women’s kho kho teams players reigned supreme as they finished champions for the second consecutive time at the 13th South Asian Games 9 months ago India wins 10 medals in athletics in 2019 South Asian Games WATCH US LIVE 9 months ago Mehuli shoots 10m air rifle gold in SAG as India sweeps all medals WE RECOMMENDcenter_img 9 months ago WWE: Triple H reveals huge plans for India; aims to start a talent base COMMENT FOLLOW US SUBSCRIBE TO US LIVE TV 9 months ago Justice For India First Published: 4th December, 2019 20:29 ISTlast_img

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