KABADDI WC: Koreans, Iranians continue to rock


After surprising defending champions India on the opening night of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, Republic of Korea steamrolled first-timers Argentina 68-42 to register their second win in as many matches in the Kabaddi World Cup on Sunday. Iranians too were in no mood to spare the opposition. The men in black crushed Thailand 64-22 to notch up their second win as well.
In the third match of the day , Japan overwhelmed USA 45-19. The Koreans were quickly off the blocks, handing their oppositions their first all out as early as in the third minute and thus began a long series of all outs.All the seven South Americans on the mat were sent back three more time making it a one-way traffic by the time the first half was done.
The Koreans were sitting pretty on a 43-11 lead going into the second half when the Argentines came roaring back on the other side of it.
The debutants, who looked nervous and kept going for failed advanced tackles in the opening 20 minutes, lifted their spirits and the game in the remaining 20 minutes, much to the delight of the crowd.
The 32-point lead was cut to just 20 in a matter of a few minutes thanks the two all outs in the 29th and 33rd minutes of the game

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