Jakarta, Aug 19 (IANS) India’s men’s and women’s kabaddi teams started their Asian Games campaign on a positive note, winning their respective games here on Sunday.
In the first match of the day, Indian men out-muscled Bangladesh 50-21 and then overpowered Sri Lanka 44-28 in the second match.
India will now face South Korea on Monday
Indian eves, on the other hand, also had a successfull outing, crushing Japan 43-12 to underline their superiority in the competition.
It was one-way traffic from the word go as the Indian women dominated the proceedings. They will now face Thailand.
In another Group B tie, Iran women’s team beat Korea 46-20 while Chinese Taipei got the better of Bangladesh 43-28. Thailand breezed past Sri Lanka 41-15 in Group A.