Bhubaneswar: Impressive Odisha Senior team lead by Girija Sankar Bhanja dominated the final match and defeated Punjab by 20-12 and emerged champion of the All India Open Gate Ball Tournament at Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday.

Earlier in the semifinals, Odisha defeated PHESA by 17-7 and Punjab beat Government Women’s Polytechnic Diploma College (GWPDC) by 19-12.

Altogether 23 teams from 14 States including 10 Odisha teams were participated in the two-day long tournament, being organised by Odisha Gate Ball Union (OGU).