India fightback against Iran to lift Kabaddi World Cup 2016 trophy

A look at India's Kabaddi World Cup 2016 win over Iran. The host nation, barring a minor hiccup against Korea were dominant until the finals. Iran gave a tough challenge but were eventually dispatched by the champions.

FP Sports October 23, 2016 16:03:32 IST
Indian players celebrate with the winning trophy after beating Iran in the final of the Kabaddi World Cup 2016 in Ahmedabad on Saturday. This is India's third Kabaddi World Cup victory on the trott. PTI
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Indian players celebrate with the winning trophy after beating Iran in the final of the Kabaddi World Cup 2016 in Ahmedabad on Saturday. This is India's third Kabaddi World Cup victory on the trott. PTI
Indian players try to hold Iran off during the final match of the Kabaddi World Cup 2016. A superior defensive performance in the second half turned the table on the Iranians. PTI
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Indian players try to hold Iran off during the final match of the Kabaddi World Cup 2016. A superior defensive performance in the second half turned the table on the Iranians. PTI
A crucial moment in the match as Indian players successfully got 2 points for a “Super Tackle'' against Iran. PTI
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A crucial moment in the match as Indian players successfully got 2 points for a “Super Tackle'' against Iran. PTI
India captain Anup Kumar looking to earn some crucial 'raid' points during the finals. His calm and composed demeanor was crucial after India were down 13-19 after the end of the first half. PTI
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India captain Anup Kumar looking to earn some crucial 'raid' points during the finals. His calm and composed demeanor was crucial after India were down 13-19 after the end of the first half. PTI
A hard fought comeback was complete as Indian players celebrate after beating Iran by 39-28 points. PTI
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A hard fought comeback was complete as Indian players celebrate after beating Iran by 39-28 points. PTI
Captain Anup Kumar was hoisted up by his teammates after India's victory. His leadership shone throughout the game. PTI
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Captain Anup Kumar was hoisted up by his teammates after India's victory. His leadership shone throughout the game. PTI
An ecstatic moment for the country as the Kabaddi World Cup trophy stays in India! PTI
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An ecstatic moment for the country as the Kabaddi World Cup trophy stays in India! PTI