In the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou
The Indian women’s kabaddi team received a super 10 thanks to Pushpa and Pooja Hathwala. On Wednesday, Thailand and India will face off in the group’s last game.
The Indian women’s kabaddi team overcame the Republic of Korea 56-23 on Tuesday at the Xiaoshan Guali Sports Centre in Hangzhou, the People’s Republic of China, achieving a debut victory at the Asian Games 2023.
Pushpa and Pooja Hathwala, who each scored a super 10 to lead India’s attack against Chinese Taipei in the first game, were additionally the top scorers for the Indian kabaddi team. Ritu Negi, the captain of the Indian team, led the defense, which constantly closed down the Korean raiders.
India now has three points after two games in Group A of the women’s kabaddi competition at the Asian Games in 2023 thanks to the victory. Chinese Taipei held India to a tie in their opening game on Monday. Later on in the day, Chinese Taipei will play Thailand in their second kabaddi match.
India, who had taken a cautious approach in their opening game, attacked quickly and handed South Korea’s first all-out in just over five minutes. India quickly took an 11-2 lead thanks to successful raids by Pooja Hathwala, Pushpa, and Nidhi Sharma.
The victory wins India three points after two games in Group A of the women’s kabaddi tournament at the Asian Games 2023. In the first match on Monday, Chinese Taipei succeeded to draw India. In the afternoon’s second kabaddi come across, Chinese Taipei will take toward Thailand.
In their second game, India, who had played carefully in the first, pushed strongly and forced South Korea’s young woman all-out in just over five minutes. Pooja Hathwala, Pushpa, and Nidhi Sharma’s successful raids fast handed India an 11-2 benefit.
On Wednesday, India faces Thailand in their final group Asia games 2023. India is hoping to finish on top with another big win in order to avoid facing the defending champions Iran on Friday, even if only a loss will prevent them from moving on to the semi-finals.
On Saturday, the Asian Games 2023 women’s kabaddi final will take part.