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India thrashes Bangladesh 57-20 in Kabaddi World Cup

12 Oct 2016 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
2016 Kabaddi World Cup - Day 5 Updates!

India kept their semi-final hopes alive as the host team defeated Bangladesh 57-20 in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup.

It was an easy win for India with the defence and raiders putting on a tremendous show and inflicting total four all outs on Bangladesh.

For India, Ajay Thakur picked up 10 raid points while Pradeep Narwal got eight.

In context: 2016 Kabaddi World Cup - Day 5 Updates!

Iran vs KenyaIran wins the match; Kenya wins hearts

Favorites Iran survived a huge scare before winning 33-28 in the Group B match against Kenya at the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup.

Kenya gave a tough fight and were trailing by just two points with the last couple of minutes remaining in the game; however, Saeid Ghaffari's successful raid increased the margin and Iran won the match.

This was Iran's third consecutive win.

I am happy with the performance: Kenya's coach

Kenya's coach Laventer Oguta said that she was happy with the performance of her team. She added, "We lost, but not by a big margin. I'm happy with the performance. Iran is a good team and we gave a good fight".
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12 Oct 2016India thrashes Bangladesh 57-20 in Kabaddi World Cup

India climbs top spot in Group A

Points TableIndia climbs top spot in Group A

As India defeated Bangladesh in their third match at the tournament, India climbed to the top spot of the points table in Group A with 11 points. Korea is on the second place after playing two matches.

In Group B, Iran continued to dominate the table with a win against Kenya. With 15 points, Iran is placed first, followed by Kenya with six points.

Today's fixtures

In the Group A clash, Australia will face Argentina. Both the teams stand at the last two positions on the points table. In Group B, Japan will face the challenge of Poland.