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Iran loses to India in 2016 Kabaddi World Cup final

Source: Tehran Times

Iran finished in second place after losing to powerhouse India 38-29 in the Kabaddi World Cup final on Saturday. Seven-time defending champions Indians proved their supremacy after trailing 12-18 at the half-time in Ahmedabad, India.

A scene from the kabaddi match between India (players in blue) and Iran

Star raider Ajay Thakur emerged as the key player for the team as he guided team to this scintillating win with his crucial 12 points. Although Iranian skipper Meraj Sheykh gave a tough fight with his 5 points, but couldn't take his team to be at the winning side.

Speaking after the victory, Ajay declared, "India is always number one in kabaddi." He added, "This is the most wonderful moment of my career."

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