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Asian Games: India ease past Thailand to enter women's kabaddi final

The Indian women's kabaddi team recorded a comprehensive 41-28 victory over Thailand in the semifinals and stormed into the title clash with a lot of confidence while ensuring at least a silver medal at the Asian Games in Incheon on Thursday.

other Updated: Oct 02, 2014 11:15 IST

The Indian women's kabaddi team recorded a comprehensive 41-28 victory over Thailand in the semifinals and stormed into the title clash with a lot of confidence while ensuring at least a silver medal at the 17 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Thursday.

While both teams were tied at 14-14 at the end of the first half, the Indians were at their devastating best in the second half as they scored 27 points to the opposition's 14, ensuring a comfortable win in the process.

India won 2 bonus points in the first half and four in the second besides as many lona on Court 2 of Songdo Global University Gymnasium.

In contrast, Thailand earned seven bonus points in the first half and six in the second, but there was not a single lona.

Earlier, the Indian women had produced a clinical performance to outwit hosts South Korea 45-26 to ensure their passage into the last-four stage as group toppers. India had beaten Bangladesh in their opening match.