Gujrat Warriors crowned champions of first Super Kabaddi League

Lahore: Gujrat Warriors won the first Pakistan Super Kabbadi League title beating Faisalabad Sherdils with 38 to 26 points in Lahore on Thursday.

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Faisalabad Sherdils beat Sahiwal Bulls by 33-24 in the first semifinal of the league earlier, while Gujrat Warriors outclassed Kashmir Jaanbaaz by 41-27 in the second semifinal clash.

The tournament, hosted by Strawberry Sports Management, was played between 10 franchise-based teams which represented different cities of the country. The teams were picked through a draft and were divided into two pools.

The league had kicked off in Lahore on May 2 amid a star-studded affair that saw performances from famous singers and actors including Reema Khan and Sara Raza Khan.

Pakistan has a rich history in the sport as it has participated in South Asian Games, Asian Games, and Kabaddi World Cup on many occasions and won several medals.

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