Pakistan won the 2nd Asia Cup Kabbadi title in an unfinished thrilling final by 40-31 as the Indian team forfeited the tie on a technical objection raised by the hosts on Monday under lights before a full house of nearly thirty thousand spectators.
Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Mohammad Iqbal and Indian Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukbir Singh Badal were the chief guests on the occasion and witnessed the absorbing tie with keen interest.
Pakistan were declared the winners when the Indian team walked out of the ground in protest after their coach Goormel Singh was showed a green card by the match official for disturbing the final match as he entered frequently into the ground.
However, Pakistan dominated the game right from the beginning and maintained their lead over India.
Pakistan were winning by 40 points against 31 when the Indian team left the ground in protest.
Pakistani team maintained lead at 24-21, 26-23, 28-24, 30-25, 32-26, 33-27, 35-27, 35-29 and 35-30.
The spectators celebrated the Pakistan victory cheering and dancing in the ground after the match ended.
Earlier, in a classification match for the third place, Iran thrashed lowly rated Nepal 72-27.
Later the Indian Punjab deputy chief minister and speaker Punjab Assembly gave away prizes to the players.