Top notch raider Pawan Sehrawat, who also defends in the right corner, said that a less competitive environment made things easy for the Indian kabaddi team to win the men’s South Asian Games gold medal for the tenth time.
A young Indian team, led by Deepak Niwas Hooda, beat Sri Lanka 49-16, Pakistan 49-22, Bangladesh 44-29, Nepal 62-26 before thrashing Sri Lanka 51-18 in the final.
Talking to Sportstar Sehrawat said: “There was not much completion and the other teams were a far cry from our strength. We had good raiders and defenders. The players performed their roles. We did not adopt new tactics. Played to a plan.”
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