It turned out to be a perfect weekend for kabaddi fans in India as the national team clinched the World Cup, creating hat trick. It is third consecutive title win for the Indian Kabaddi team. Indian team lifted the World Cup-2016 trophy by beating Iran 38-29 in the grand finale in Ahmedabad on Saturday.
It was a exhilarating sight. A group of six power-packed kabaddi players made the nation proud. In the final match with Iran team, Indian players measured each move and the experienced Ajay Thakur played a crucial role with his raiding prowess. Iran enjoyed a stronger start and dominated the first half. But the Indians showed superb fighting spirit and aggression to pull off the win.
Ajay Thakur started the revival early in the second session by claiming four consecutive raid points. His team-mates also showed excellent raiding and defending technique to edge out their opponents. It was only natural for fans, as well as well-known personalities to congratulate the team over the landmark win. From Prime Minster to famous sportspeople, politicians, actors and the rest, social media was flooded with pride-filled messages.