Kabaddi World Cup 2020 Day-4th: Canada, Iran, England cruise past rivals
On the fourth day of Kabaddi World Cup 2020, Canada walloped Azerbaijan while Iran whipped Germany by a huge margin of 55-23 and England thrashed Sierra Leone in the third match of grand tournament at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad.Kabaddi World Cup 2020 Punjab Stadium, Lahore | Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad | Zahoor Elahi Stadium, Gujrat
On the fourth day of Kabaddi World Cup 2020, Canada walloped Azerbaijan while Iran whipped Germany by a huge margin of 55-23 and England thrashed Sierra Leone in the third match of grand tournament at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad.
Canada kicked off Faisalabad leg with a close 40-31 victory against Azerbaijan in the first match of the day. Canada’s Naveen was adjudged the best raider while the title of the best stopper went to Canada’s Ravi Kumar in the first match. Iran’s Mesal Muhammadi and captain Ali Safari were declared the best raider and stopper of the second match respectively.
Azerbaijan won the toss but they could not launch their campaign against comparatively strong Canada team with confidence. Canadian raiders and stoppers took initiative but Azerbaijan offered some resistance in the middle stages of the exciting clash and managed to minimize the margin of defeat but Canada emerged winners.
In the second match, Iran won the toss and dominated the match proceedings from the beginning. Iran were leading by 18-7 at the end of first quarter, 44-19 at the end of second quarter and finally wrapped up their comfortable triumph with a score of 55-23.
Iran’s raider Mustafa Sadqi, Mustafa Pheeni, Mir Muhammdi and Germany’s Manpreet Singh Manna got huge appreciation from the large crowd due to their impressive performance in the match.
England kabaddi team thrashed Sierra Leone by 41-26 in the third match of the day.
Today (Thursday), Iran will face India in the first match at 1.30pm while the second match will be played between Sierra Leone and Germany at 2.45pm. Hosts Pakistan will take on Australian kabaddi team at 4.00pm in the third and last match of the 5th day activity.