Team India Retains The Kabaddi World Cup

Published 10/22/2016, 12:54 PM EDT


From 17-21 down in the first half, Team India pulled off an amazing comeback to defeatย Iran 38-29 to win the 2016 Kabaddi Worldย Cup. Ajay Thakur stood out as the star performer for Team India by grabbing 12 points for his side.

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The match saw a difficult start for team India as they lacked consistency in their defense.

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Iran looked strong as they were ahead by 19-14, and the champions were struggling down the match. But soon, the adrenalin of the charismatic Indian players pumped up, as they performed a historic comeback in-front of their home crowd. Nitin Tomar stood out exceptionally well in the Indian defense and made sure he was there when his team needed him the most.

So letโ€™s look out how the world reacted to this victory:

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We at Essentially Sports are utterly proud of Team Indiaโ€™s performance and congratulate them as well as the whole nation on this historical win.!

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