LAHORE - Kabaddi World Cup winning captain Irfan Mana’s team Pakistan White edged out world’s top kabaddi star Shafiq Chishti’s Pakistan Green by a narrow margin of 41-39 in Kabaddi Taakra match at Sports Stadium Mandi Shah Jewana, Jhang on Thursday night. Director General Sports Punjab Javed Chohan, Director Sports Nadeem Qaiser, Hafeez Bhatti, DSO DG Khan Attaur Rehman, DSO Jhang M Jameel and others were also present on this occasion. The winning team of Kabaddi Taakra was awarded a cash prize of Rs 500,000 while the runners-up got Rs 300,000. Best stopper and best raider Rana Ali Shan (Pak White) and Shafiq Chishti (Pak Green) were awarded a cash prize of Rs 20,000 each. Earlier, Tehsil Jhang Kabaddi beat Tehsil Shorkot 37-35 in the final of Jhang Kabaddi Festival at the same venue.  The winning team was awarded Rs 200,000, runners-up pocketed Rs 150,000 while third position holders Ahmedpur Sial got Rs 50,000.

Best stopper and best raider Farhan Gujjar (Jhang team) and Shani Gujjar earned Rs 15,000 each.