Asian Games : Indian women’s Kabaddi loses to Iran; win silver
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Asian Games : Indian women’s Kabaddi loses to Iran; win silver

Jakarta, Aug 24: Indian women's Kabaddi team lost to Iran 24-27 in the final match and settled for a silver medal at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday.

India started off brilliantly, taking a lead of 5 points at one stage. But Iran defence held their nerves and took three points in the final few minutes of the first half to close the gap to 13-11.

In the second half, Iran’s defence continued to trouble India and didn't allow them to score a point. After a nervy final minute, India gave away three points to suffer a 24-27 and lost to Iran in the finals. (UNI)