There is one team that steadily made ground on the International stage in Kabaddi “Iran”. They were the first attack into Asian Games in 2006 where they finished with the fourth position. After that, the Asian Nation has improved with every outing.
In the 2010 games in Guangzhou Iran finished as runner up’s with India who is winning by 37-20 margin. But they scare India in 2014 games which were held in Incheon by taking an eight-point lead at halftime going down 25-27 in the final. They have maintained the title of “finalist” from last two editions of the World Cup League , but earlier they got a big loss of 27-55 in 2004 & a ten points lose 19-29 in 2007. In all four seasons of Pro kabaddi League, their players give an impressive performance.
The most expensive player of the second season was Defender Hadi Oshtorak with Telugu Titans Team spending Rs21.1 lakh on him also the backbone Defense of the Iran team Hadi & Fazel Astragali plays in PKL(Pro Kabaddi League) for U Mumba & Patna Pirates. As Astragali has the most successful tackle percentage i.e 62.5 which creates him the top defender in the season 4.
Not at least the captain and the all-rounder Meraj Sheykh he is fearless while raiding & solid in defense. Japan recorded their second consecutive win by beating Poland to jump to the second place in the Group B standings. Fantastic efforts are done by the captain Masayuki Shimokawa & by the Kazuhiro Takano handed them a 33-22 win ensuring that they continue their good run at the Kabaddi World Cup.
Although, Japan was not at their best on the mat as their raiders super displayed helped them to overcome Polish challenge.
The next match of Iran & Japan was on 15 October first match of both teams together, where Iran team perform best to upset the Japan team now going to see that how Japan tackle this & overcome from the pressure.
It is going very thrilling match of both the teams as they have to give their best performance. Stay tuned on 8 p.m onwards