Kabaddi World Cup 2016: Ruthless Iran beat Thailand 64-23

Iran recorded the biggest win of the tournament as they thumped Thailand 64-23 in their second match on Sunday.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: October 10, 2016 6:05 pm
Iran outplayed Thailand in their Kabaddi World Cup 2016 contest.

Iran move one step closer to their dream of winning Kabaddi World Cup title, as they beat Thailand 64-23 on Sunday. Meraj Sheykh-led team, who had defeated USA on the opening day by 52-15, dominated the game from the beginning of the game. Iran tops the Pool B standings with five points, followed by Japan, who won their opener against USA. For Iran, Meraj, Soleiman Pahlevani and defender Fazel Atrachali scored eight match points, respectively. Farhad Milaghardan was named as the top scorer of the game with a Super 10 to his name. On the other-hand, for Thailand, captain Khomsan Yhongkham was the lone player who scored eight points. Thailand will next play Poland on Monday at 21:00 hrs IST, while Iran will be in action against Kenya on October 11 at 20:00 hrs IST.

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