The women’s debut in the pro-kabaddi league has thrown up some exciting matches. The first match saw ace player and skipper Mamtha Poojari leading the Firebirds to a 25-12 win over the Ice Divas. However, the Divas recovered from that loss soon enough, beating the Storm Queens on Thursday.

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Skipper Abhilasha Mhatre led from the front, scoring nine raid points, and helping the team notch up it’s first win in the tournament, by a large margin, the final score 28-15 in their favour. The triumph marked a remarkable margin of 13 points. Starting steadily and slowly, Ice Divas were on an equal score of 2-2 five minutes into the game.  Skipper Mhatre then achieved her first knock down, following which  Meenal Jadhav raided strongly as the Ice Divas by then led 4-2. Before the first half, Storm Queens had a score of 5-7 on the go. Finally Ice Divas fought valiantly and then made a super tackle count in second half leading with 21-10. Storm Queens’ Captain Tejaswini Kumar was struggling hard to get on the top, but lost as Ice Divas emerged winners in the end.

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The next game is scheduled on 5th of July between Firebirds and Storm Queens. Watch this space for more.

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