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2010 Kabaddi World Cup

2010 Kabaddi World Cup
Logo of the 2010 Kabaddi World Cup
Tournament information
Dates 3 April–12 April
Administrator(s) Government of Punjab
Format Circle Style
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s)
 India
Venue(s) 8 venues in 8 cities (List of Venues)
Participants 9 (List of Participants)
Final positions
Champions
India
India
1st Runners-up Pakistan
2nd Runners-up Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Best Raider Kulwinder Singh Kinda
Best Stopper
India
Mangat Singh Mangi
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Pearls Kabaddi World Cup 2010 was the first international circle style kabaddi world cup and was held in Punjab, India.

Teams

With the last-minute withdrawal of Norway, nine teams competed for the Prize Money Pearls World Cup Kabaddi Punjab-2010 hosted by the Punjab Government at different venues of the state from April 3 to 12.

Pools

Announcing the draw, Organising Secretary Pargat Singh said that the teams would be divided into two pools. Hosts India were placed in Pool A while their traditional rivals Pakistan were in Pool B.
Pool A Pool B
 India
 United States
 Australia
 Italy
 Iran

 Pakistan
 United Kingdom
 Spain
 Canada

Competition format

Nine teams competed in the tournament consisting of two rounds. In the first round, teams were divided into two pools of five and four teams, and followed round-robin format with each of the teams playing all other teams in the pool once.

Following the completion of the pool games, teams placed first and second in each pool advanced to a single elimination round consisting of two semifinal games, a third place play-off and a final.[1]

Venues

World Cup Kabaddi Punjab-2010 was held at various districts of Punjab from April 3 to April 12, 2010.[2] The venues were as follows:

Prize money

The winning team received a cash award of INR1 crore besides a glittering rolling trophy. Runners-up took INR51 lakh and third place winners INR21 lakh.[3]

The fourth position were worth INR10 lakh. Besides, individual awards (tractors) and other prizes were also given among the winners. Each team also got a sum of Rs 5 lakh as appearance money.[4]

Schedule

All matches' timings are according to Indian Standard Time (UTC +5:30).

Group stage

Pool A

Team Matches Played Won Drawn Lost Points
 India
4 4 0 0 8
 Italy 4 3 0 1 6
 United States 4 2 0 2 4
 Australia 4 1 0 3 2
 Iran 4 0 0 4 0
     Qualified for semifinals
3 April 2010
21:40
 India
62 - 26  United States
YPS Stadium, Patiala

4 April 2010
14:50
 Italy 63 - 24  Iran
War Heroes Stadium, Sangrur

5 April 2010
16:00
 United States 47 - 43  Australia
Guru Gobind Singh Stadium, Jalandhar

5 April 2010
17:00
 India
61 - 29  Italy
Guru Gobind Singh Stadium, Jalandhar

6 April 2010
14:50
 United States 62 - 24  Iran
Lajwanti Stadium, Hoshiarpur

6 April 2010
17:00
 India
58 - 29  Australia
Lajwanti Stadium, Hoshiarpur

7 April 2010
14:50
 Italy 47 - 43  Australia
Government College Stadium, Gurdaspur

7 April 2010
16:00
 Iran 28 - 62
 India
Government College Stadium, Gurdaspur

8 April 2010
14:50
 Iran 26 - 57  Australia
Guru Nanak Stadium, Amritsar

8 April 2010
16:00
 United States 43 - 45  Italy
Guru Nanak Stadium, Amritsar

Pool B

Team Matches Played Won Drawn Lost Points
 Pakistan 3 3 0 0 6
 Canada 3 2 0 1 4
 United Kingdom 3 1 0 2 2
 Spain 3 0 0 3 0
     Qualified for semifinals
4 April 2010
16:00
 Pakistan 47 - 38  Canada
War Heroes Stadium, Sangrur

4 April 2010
17:00
 United Kingdom 47 - 28  Spain
War Heroes Stadium, Sangrur

5 April 2010
14:50
 Canada 66 - 28  Spain
Guru Gobind Singh Stadium, Jalandhar

6 April 2010
16:00
 Pakistan 61 - 31  Spain
Lajwanti Stadium, Hoshiarpur

7 April 2010
17:00
 United Kingdom 29 - 49  Canada
Government College Stadium, Gurdaspur

8 April 2010
17:00
 Pakistan 50 - 23  United Kingdom
Guru Nanak Stadium, Amritsar

Knockout stage

Semi-finals Final
10 April – Sports Stadium, Bathinda
  Pakistan  57  
  Italy  33  
 
12 April – Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana
      Pakistan  24
   
 India
 58
Third place
10 April – Sports Stadium, Bathinda 12 April – Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana
 
 India
 51   Italy  22
  Canada  36     Canada  66

Semi-finals

10 April 2010
15:05
 Pakistan 57 - 33  Italy
Sports Stadium, Bathinda

10 April 2010
16:35
 India
51 - 36  Canada
Sports Stadium, Bathinda

Third-place playoff

12 April 2010
17:30
 Italy 22 - 66  Canada
Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana

Final

12 April 2010
19:30
 Pakistan 24 - 58
 India
Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana
2010 Kabaddi World Cup
1st Runners-up Champions 2nd Runners-up

Pakistan

India

India
Third Title

Canada

Broadcasting rights

 India: Punjab Television Channel (PTC) had the broadcasting rights in India and Asia.[5] [6]

Winners

India won the Kabaddi World Cup by defeating Pakistan in an interesting match on 12 April 2010 at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana and won INR1 Crore as a Prize money and a glittering Golden World Cup Trophy. Pakistani team was paid INR51 lakh as prize money and a Silver Cup Trophy. The best stopper award was won by Indian Captain Mangat Singh Manga and Best Raider award won by Kulwinder Singh Kinda of Canada. Both players were given tractors as an award. Mr. Parkash Singh Badal was heard to pay INR5,000 to each player for every point but in the end this amount was reduced to INR2,000. A government job was also announced for each Indian player.[7]

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://www.in.com/news/sports-news/kabaddi-world-cup-2010-schedule-13393911-80dd5d486edc8765c11f26c20fbadec26d536d18-rhp.html
  3. ^ kabaddi world cup 2010 in Punjab : Kabristan - The Graveyard
  4. ^ http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/view/24695/38/
  5. ^ http://www.sportzpower.com/?q=content/parle%E2%80%99s-world-cup-kabaddi-punjab-scoops-rs60mn-sponsorship
  6. ^ http://www.watchkabaddi.com/
  7. ^ India crushes Pakistan in final match of World Cup Kabaddi 2010
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