India beat Iran 38-29 to win 2016 Kabaddi World Cup

India staged a heroic comeback in the second half to beat Iran and lift the World Cup for third time in a row.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: October 22, 2016 9:36 pm
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The final saw familiar contestants in India and Iran with Ahmedabad’s TransStadia Arena the setting for the much fancied event. It was the Kabaddi World Cup final and India were looking to make it three titles in three. For Iran, the target was to avoid making it three losses in three. But after 40 minutes of ferocious kabaddi, the previous sequence of events unraveled with India beating Iran by 38-29 thanks to a heroic second half display.

For India, Ajay Thakur was the marquee man with 12 points and saw good support from Nitin Tomar from the bench with six points.

The second half changed the order of events in the final, attended by a capacity crowd, with India coming from six points down to create an eight points margin for themselves before running away with things.

 

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First Published on: October 22, 2016 6:23 pm
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    Praveen kumar
    Oct 22, 2016 at 3:41 pm
    What is your opinion?all the best for team india
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      Wee Gerry
      Oct 24, 2016 at 1:54 pm
      Get kabbadi to Ireland
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        Ajay
        Oct 23, 2016 at 2:54 am
        What is your opinion? first i would like to congrats for all indian kabaddi players. first half little strugle for to getting the points. but second half was very abraptly come back. in the second half ajay thakur was amazing performance.congrats.....
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          Aman Raj
          Oct 22, 2016 at 2:25 pm
          All the best
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            m v
            Oct 22, 2016 at 4:28 pm
            Delighted. It was a very entertaining final and superior India lifted the world cupdia continue to rule in one of most traditional and exciting games. Kabbadi is one of the very few games where there will be no dull moments unlike many other por games. Very happy to see the rapid increasing pority of Kabbadi in world stage.
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              aditya
              Oct 22, 2016 at 3:45 pm
              pardeep is not working today but ajay is in brilliant form. he got a super ten and get indian team in lead. score at last- 38-29
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                Md. Dil
                Oct 22, 2016 at 3:33 pm
                All the best to team India...
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                  isher
                  Nov 5, 2016 at 2:17 am
                  what a game is kabbadi awesome
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                    isher
                    Nov 5, 2016 at 2:17 am
                    what a game is kabbadi awesome game
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                      mahalingam
                      Oct 22, 2016 at 5:58 pm
                      Rahul chowdery is rockilng star.
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                        NARAYANA REDDY
                        Oct 22, 2016 at 4:48 pm
                        congrations for india team players
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                          Jatin B
                          Oct 22, 2016 at 2:03 pm
                          All the best to team India...
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                            harsh deep
                            Oct 22, 2016 at 4:04 pm
                            I love my India well done players we won kabbadi world cup beat Iran hurreyyyy
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                              VENKATESH
                              Oct 22, 2016 at 4:39 pm
                              we are proud of players and the way they turned the game to the victory
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                                Alexander Viktrov
                                Oct 22, 2016 at 4:28 pm
                                Forget cricket kabaddi has arrived. Ajay Thakur the greatest player of the year. Superstar Thakur
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