In the league phase four matches were played at the War Hero Stadium Sangrur in which India and Canada registered impressive victories over their opponents.

India beat Afghanistan while Canada defeated New Zealand.

The first match was played between the teams of Canada and New Zealand in which Canada defeated New Zealand 62-31. At the end of first half Canada team was leading by a margin of 32-19 points. Canada’s raiders Laddi Parasrampur, Ravi Sarai, Tejinder Singh & Terry Purewal scored 10, 7 and 6 points respectively whereas its stoppers Daljinder and Sere Malleana got 5 points each. New Zealand’s raider Manjot Singh and Dilawar Singh got 6 & 5 points respectively whereas stopper Sukha Raju clinched 5 points.