Kho-Kho Nationals: Maharashtra teams continue their dominance, claim titles

October 31, 2019, Mumbai

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Maharashtra continued their dominance in Kho Kho as they conquered boys and girls title in the junior Kho Kho national championship which concluded at Surat recently.

Maharashtra boys defeated Kolhapur13-12, while girls over come Karnataka 9-7. The state is represented by three teams at the nationals – Maharashtra, Kolhapur and Vidarbha. It turned out to be close games as state teams had to fight till last minute to defend their titles.

Chasing first, the girls from Maharashtra got five Karnataka players out while Karnataka could only manage to out three Maharashtra players. Both the teams acquired 4 points in the second innings which helped Maharashtra to keep their 2-point lead intact. Reshma Rathod, was unstoppable as she managed to get players out in the second innings and during the attack she ran for five minutes and 40 seconds, which turned out to be the turning point of the match.

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