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Twitter erupts as India clinch 2016 Kabaddi World Cup title

other-sports Updated: Oct 22, 2016 22:33 IST
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Indian players celebrate with the winning trophy after beating Iran in the final. (PTI Photo)

India fought off a tough challenge from Iran to win their third consecutive Kabaddi World Cup in Ahmedabad on Saturday.

This was India’s third title triumph on the trot in a sport they have dominated for long.

Incidentally, Iran tasted defeat to India in the last two World Cup finals and at the Asian Games.

From Bollywood celebrities to seasoned sportspersons, a flurry of tweets congratulating the world champions poured in on social media. Here’s a compilation of some of the tweets :