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India wins 2016 Kabaddi World Cup beats Iran 38-29

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    India celebrates the Final win Kabaddi World Cup 2016

    It was the Kabaddi World Cup final and India were looking to make it three titles in three

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    Indian captain Anup Kumar celebrate with team mates

    For Iran, the target was to avoid making it three losses in three

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    Indian players lift their coach as they celebrate

    But after 40 minutes of ferocious kabaddi, the previous sequence of events unraveled with India beating Iran by 38-29 thanks to a heroic second half display.

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    Both teams have had a similar and a different run to the final

    For India, Ajay Thakur was the marquee man with 12 points and saw good support from Nitin Tomar from the bench with six points.

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    Indian players celebrate after beating Iran by 39-28 points

    The second half changed the order of events in the final, attended by a capacity crowd, with India coming from six points down to create an eight points margin for themselves before running away with things.

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