India World Kabaddi Champion 2016
Ahmedabad: India won the World Kabaddi Cup on Saturday by beating Iran 38-29. India had made a wonderful fight back just minutes before the finish. Ajay Thakur, man of the match, has exhibited brilliant raiding skills getting the crucial two points which earned India an all-out over Iran. This gave a lead of ten points to India.
Iran was leading till the half-time with 18-13 when it made India all out. At one stage Iran was ahead of India 10-07. This is the fourth time that India and Iran had clashed in Kabaddi. India had beaten Iran in 2014 championship as well. Iran fought well but Indian team was too good for Iran.