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Asian Games 2018, Kabaddi, Women's Final, Day 6, Gold Medal Match: India vs Iran, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 24, 2018 14:17 IST

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Meanwhile, check out the Asian Games 2018 medal tally right here.

14:16 (IST)24 AUG 2018

That's all from the Indoor Stadium in Jakarta as Iran have managed to win the gold medal bringing the Indian winning streak to an end.

14:15 (IST)24 AUG 2018

And that's it!! Iran have done it again. Iran win against India in the final of the Women's Kabaddi and win 27-24 to win the gold medal.

Stellar all-round performance from the Iranians but poor umpiring cost the Indians a couple of points which could have proved important in the end.

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Sakshi Kumari is caught at the centre of the defence as she fails to get away from the thigh hold. The gold seems to be in Iran's kitty now.

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Ghazal is in for the do-or-die raid and scores a bonus point at the front of the defence.

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Sakshi Kumari scores a Super Raid at such a crucial juncture as she gets a touch on the corner defenders and gets away from the dash along with the bonus point to cut the lead down to just one now.

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Randeep Khehra is caught with an ankle hold at the left corner and things seem bleak for an Indian revival now.

14:08 (IST)24 AUG 2018

Jafari is tackled out with a dash by Ritu Negi who rushed in from the right corner.

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Payel Chowdhury is caught at the centre of the defence with a double thigh hold as Iran take a 4-pt lead in the match.

14:06 (IST)24 AUG 2018

We enter the final five minutes of the match as Indian team trail by three points in the final.

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Khalaj gets a raid point as she escapes from the ankle hold by Sonali Shingate.

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Another timeout called as Iran lead 22-19 in the second half. Can the Indians come back in the match?

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Manpreet is hasty in her approach as she puts in a dash very late into the raid.

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Jafari is tackled down after a dash by Manpreet from the left cover position

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Sayali is tackled a the left corner but an Iranian defender crosses the midline and a point each is awarded to the two teams.

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Iran get another bonus point to their tally with two of them in subsequent raids.

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Payel Chowdhury scores a raid point after a hasty advance tackle at the baulk line.

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Iran get a bonus point at the left corner of the Indian defence.

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Sayali manages to score a bonus point and keeps the deficit at two points as Iran lead 18-16 in the second half.

13:58 (IST)24 AUG 2018

Kavita fumbles with her tackle and gives away a cheap raid point to Iran

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Randeep Khehra goes in for the raid and scores a touch point at the left corner to cut the lead down.

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Randeep Khehra is the lone woman inside for India and has to surrender the all-out.

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Kavita goes in for the raid and is caught by the defence as Iran have taken the lead and are all set for the all-out on India.

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Sakshi Kumari is ruled out after the kick attempt by the raider catches her.

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Sonali Shingate goes in for the raid but is caught at the centre of the mat with a thigh hold and her hand is taken out of range of the midline.

13:54 (IST)24 AUG 2018

The second half is underway now and the next fifteen minutes will decide the winner.

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Half Time:

India 13-11 Iran

Intense contest in the gold medal match as the two teams have done well to stay in the hunt for the top spot.

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Payel Chowdhury is caught by the Iranian defence as they cut down the lead to two points as we approach the half time.

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Two raid points for Iran as the raider manages to escape the hold attempt from the right corner and get her hand across the midline.

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Randeep Khehra is ready for the defence this time as the advance tackle fails to keep her inside and she reaches the midline to score the points.

13:44 (IST)24 AUG 2018

Sonali Shingate is caught at the left corner as she turned towards the midline and the defence did the rest to stop her.

13:43 (IST)24 AUG 2018

The Indian defence does well to keep the Iranian raider out with a dash attempt by Sakshi Kumari.

13:42 (IST)24 AUG 2018

Payel Chowdhury is caught at the left corner with an ankle hold as the defence swarmed the Indian captain to deny her the raid point.

13:40 (IST)24 AUG 2018

Randeep Khehra is tackled with a chain tackle just as she was about to cross the midline

13:39 (IST)24 AUG 2018

Azadeh scores two raid points on the left corner as she gets away from the dash attempt by Sakshi Kumari.

13:37 (IST)24 AUG 2018

Randeep Khehra opens her account in the match with a running hand touch as she moved quickly across the Iran defence.

13:37 (IST)24 AUG 2018

Ghazel Khalaj manages to get away from the right corner defender after a kick attempt and dives towards the midline.

13:35 (IST)24 AUG 2018

Jafari is caught with an ankle hold on the right corner as India extend their lead to 6-2 in the match.

13:35 (IST)24 AUG 2018

India lead by two points early in the match as Payel adds another bonus point to her tally.

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Payel Chowdhury goes in again and manages to score a bonus point on the left corner.

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Sedigeh Jafari goes in to the right corner and escapes from the clutches of two defenders to complete the raid.

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Indian captain Payel Chowdhury starts the proceedings for India and scores a touch point on the right corner.

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And we're off in the Gold medal matcha as Sedigeh Jafari goes in for Iraq in the first raid and comes out with an empty raid.

13:29 (IST)24 AUG 2018

India win the toss and choose the court option. Iran will raid first in the match.

13:24 (IST)24 AUG 2018

We are just minutes from the Kabaddi action as the two teams arrive on the mat.

12:54 (IST)24 AUG 2018

Hello and Welcome to Sportskeeda's LIVE coverage of the Asian Games! Next up is the WOMEN'S KABADDI FINAL BETWEEN INDIA AND IRAN!

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Day five ended more with a whimper, rather than a bang. On what was a disappointing day for India, several participants lost their matches in the final stages. Racket sports saved India's blushes as there was progression in all of them.

Ankita Raina (WR 189) bagged a Bronze medal as she went down against Zhang Shuai (WR 34) in the semifinals. She fought valiantly against the Chinese Number but eventually lost 6-4, 7-6(6).

Day 6 started on a positive note as the Rowers made the nation proud! India's team of Sawarn Singh, Daatu Bhokanal, Daatu Bhokanal, and Sukhmeet Singh won GOLD Men's Quadruple Sculls. Dushyant also bagged a Bronze medal for India in Rowing -- Men's Lightweight Single Sculls. Another Bronze came as Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh finished third in the Final of Men's Lightweight Double Sculls. Another medal came in shooting as Heena Sidhu finished third in Women's 10m Air Pistol to bag Bronze!

The Men's Doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan have grabbed the GOLD medal Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik & Denis Yevseyev 6-3, 6-4 in the Final. With these medals,  India's tally stands at  23, which now includes 6 GOLDS, 4 SILVERS, and 13 BRONZE.

The day of reckoning is upon us as the Indian Women's Kabaddi team is all set to battle it out for the gold medal in Jakarta against the team from the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Yesterday, the Indian men's team faced a shocking defeat at the hands of the Iranian men who put an end to India's gold medal winning streak since the 1990 Asian Games, the first time that the sport was introduced at the Asian Games stage.

The Indian Women's team faced the team from the Chinese Taipei in the semifinals encounter and triumphed with a 27-14 scoreline stamping their authority in the competition extending their unbeaten run. The Iranian women faced off against the team from Thailand and emerged victorious with a 23-16 scoreline setting up the gold medal clash with India.

Indian captain Payal Chowdhury will hope to bring back the third straight gold medal for the Indian women with a stellar performance against the Iranian team.

Catch all the live updates from the gold medal match right here at Sportskeeda.
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