As the remaining league matches go into action on Day 3 of the 69th Senior National Men’s Kabaddi Championship at Charkhi Dadri, Haryana, here’s how the teams would be lined up.
All eyes would be on both the courts as key players Vikash Kandola (Indian Railways). Deepak Hooda (Rajasthan), Arjun Deshwal (Services) and Mohit Goyat (Haryana) will be on the prowl. With 11 more league matches to go followed by knockouts, the tournament is all set to be even more exciting.
BSNL will kick off the day with an encounter against West Bengal.
Tamil Nadu will be looking to top Pool D as they face a strong Maharashtra meanwhile an unbeaten Karnataka will be looking to upset home team Haryana.
A total of 31 teams across India are competing in the nation’s premier inter-state competition this year. They have been classified into 8 pools, and in every pool, each team will play one match against each opposition of the same group. The winner and runner-up from each group will then qualify for the knockout stages.
The opening encounter of the third day saw Madhya Pradesh’s Bhavani Rajput and Yashwant Yadav scoring Super 10s each, leading their team to a victory over Telangana by 55-38.
The third day of the 69th Senior National Kabaddi Championship witnessed the first tie of the edition as Himachal Pradesh and Kerala shared the spoils with a 28-28 thriller.
Another Super 10 from Naveen Kumar helped Services maintain their unbeaten run with a 17-point victory over Delhi 35-18 in Pool B.
Rahul Chaudhari continued his stellar form with 18 points in Uttar Pradesh’s victory over Chhattisgarh 56-37.
Maharashtra put up a determined fight to outperform Tamil Nadu 39-30.
Vijay and Rakesh added 32 points for Chandigarh, leading the team to a 27-point victory over Uttarakhand 55-28.
Haryana’s Mohit Goyat and Meetu carried the team’s offence with 12 combined raid points against the Sukesh Hegde-led Karnataka to win by 42-30.
Sagar Kumar’s contribution of 18 points helped Jharkhand emerge 25-32 victorious against Jammu & Kashmir.
Source By – Pro Kabaddi.com