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Indian rugby team rout Cambodia to win Asian 7s Bowl

Mumbai, Sep 13 (UNI) The Hutch Indian Rugby Team had a profitable outing in the Asian Rugby 7s, which concluded in Kandy, Sri Lanka, winning the final of the Bowl Category with a 36-5 pounding of Cambodia.

Amit Lochab set India on the winning patch with two tries, while Captain Nasser Hussain, Puneet Krishnamoorthy and Pritom Roy chipped in with a try each. Pritom Roy also had one conversion to his name, while Sujai Lama got his name on the scoring list with one conversion to round off the tally, according to a release from the Indian Rugby Football Union (IRFU).

India last won the Asian Bowls title in 1999, since then it has been losing in the final on all occasions. A total of 10 teams took part in this year's competition, the 9th edition of the Asian 7s Rugby Tournament, the release added.


Story first published: Thursday, September 13, 2007, 18:09 [IST]
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