Busan-Korea; News Agency: Indian men’s kabaddi team defeated Iran to win the Asian Kabaddi Championship for a record eighth time. In a closely contested final, India narrowly won the match with a margin of 42-32. Iran started very aggressively in this final; But they could not maintain that passion till the end. On the other hand, India grabbed the title by storming hard whenever they got the chance. (Kabbadi)
Indian captain Pawan Sehrawat played a very good innings to give the team a crucial lead of 10-4 at one point. With this emphasis, India has consistently dominated Iran. By the time the Indian team was leading 23-11. (Kabbadi)
In the second session, Iran’s all-rounder Mohammadreza Chianeh did his best to make up for the deficit by focusing on attack; But he could not succeed in this as he did not get the expected support from his colleagues. India, however, maintained its lead till the end and sealed the title. The Sports Authority of India tweeted its congratulations to the team. India had previously won the title by defeating Pakistan in the previous Asian Championship held in Iran in 2017. They lost the same amount again by defeating Iran here.
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