After 15 days of breathtaking action, the final of the third edition of the Kabaddi World Cup is upon us with hosts India taking on powerhouse Iran for a bid at winning their third straight World Cup. In the semi-finals, India easily eclipsed the challenge of Thailand to win 73-20 however Iran faced a daunting task in South Korea – who were unbeaten – and did enough to narrowly edge the East Asian nation.
India started the campaign on a disappointing note with a loss to South Korea but posted resounding wins since with an overall good show in attack and defence. Anup Kumar-led side have made it abundantly clear with their performances that they mean business after that early blip.
What time does India vs Iran final start?
India will take on Iran in the final on October 22, 2016 on Saturday at 7:45 PM IST.
Which TV channel will do the live broadcast of India vs Iran?
The Kabaddi World Cup is being broadcast live on the Star Sports network and will be aired online on the Hotstar platform. The games will be aired live on the TV network including in regional languages. Bringing another technology to the screens, Hotstar will also air the matches in 3D Virtual Reality.
How do I watch online live streaming of India vs Iran final at the Kabaddi World Cup 2016?
While Star Sports will show the matches live on the television sets, Hotstar will be airing the World Cup with a 15-minute gap on the digital properties from website to mobile phones and their app. You can also get live score updates on indianexpress.com
The tournament saw the 12 nations split into two groups with matches played in a round robin format. But it was South Korea and India to qualify from Pool A while Thailand and Iran made it into the semifinal from Pool B.