Pakistan defeat India, win Kabaddi World Cup for the first timeArchive
Pakistan emerged victorious from a close contest against India in the final of the Kabaddi World Cup on Sunday in Lahore's Punjab Stadium.
The hosts won 43-41 to become Kabaddi world champions for the first time.
Pakistan and India had yesterday defeated Iran and Australia respectively, to reach the final.
The winning side completed a lap across the stadium after the match as the stadium cheered them on. Congratulatory messages poured in by players, politicians and fans.