Nagpur News : In an exciting encounter Pune University defeated their arch-rivals Mumbai University by just two points to enter the semi-final in All India Women’s Inter-University Kabaddi Tournament hosted by Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University at its playground on Monday.
Choudhary Charansingh Univesity, Merath; Mother Teresa University Kodaikanal and Punjabi University, Patiala also confirmed the semi-final spot.
West Zone champion Pune University quelled the challenge of Mumbai University 19-17 in an interesting encounter. In the first half both the teams were tied at eight points each. Asha Sharma, Ishwari Kondhalkar and Pooja Shelar played an important role in Pune University’s victory. For Mumbai University efforts of Apeksha Tale and Nikita Admane went in vain.
Earlier Choudhary Charansingh University, Merath overcame Shivaji University, Kolhapur 30-12. Defending champion Punjabi University pipped Himachal Pradesh University 12-9. Mother Teresa University entered the semis defeating LN Mithila University 11-5. The semi-finals will be played on Tuesday in the morning session followed by the final at 4 p.m.
Choudhary Charansingh University bt Mangalore University 36-22; Shivaji University, Kolhapur bt Burdwan University 24-19; Mother Teresa University bt Himachal Pradesh University 22-20; Pune University bt LN Mithila University 36-11; Mumbai University bt Magadh University 36-11; MG Kashi Vidyapeeth bt RTM Nag[ur University 18-15.