Patna: India clinched the first women's Kabaddi World Cup championship title, defeating Iran 25-19 in the final played at Patlipura sports complex at Kankerbagh here on Sunday.
In a thrilling encounter, the Indian eves held upper hand throughout the match and led their Iranian counterparts 19-11 at the half time.
Cheered by the fans at the jam-packed stadium, the Indian women held out a strong challenge by the Iranian in the second half.
Earlier in the day, India outclassed Japan 60-21 while Iran defeated Thailand 46-26 in the two semifinals to set up a summit clash....more
08:44 PM, Mar 04, 2012