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Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018: Group A, Pakistan vs Kenya, Live Match Updates

Pakistan 43-21 Kenya (Full Time)
Updated: 24 June 2018 22:09 IST - Published: 24 June 2018 20:55 IST
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That's all for today's action from the Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018 as Pakistan and South Korea win their first matches over Kenya and Argentina respectively. The action continues tomorrow as India take on Pakistan and South Korea face Iran in an all-Asian night at the Al Wasl Sports Club in Dubai, UAE. Catch all the live updates of the action right here at Sportskeeda.
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Full Time:
Pakistan 43-21 Kenya

Pakistan get their first points on the points table with a comfortable win over the Kenyan side. Muhammad Nadeem was the star on the night for Pakistan with 8 raid points. Kenya had a poor first half but showed good resolve in the second half of the match.
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That's the end of the match as Pakistan get the win over the Kenyans with a clinical performance on the mat.
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Kevin Wire is the last man to raid tonight and is caught by a diving tackle by the Pakistani defender Hussain and the ref calls an end to the game.
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Abid Hussain goes for the last raid for Pakistan and gets past the mid-line with a good jump towards the mid-line.
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Victor Obiero goes in against three men of Pakistan and escapes from the dash made by Waqar Ali from the left corner and score the point.
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Imran goes in for the raid and is caught on the right lobby side but manages to score a bonus point in his raid. One point each for the two sides.
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David Mosambayi scores two!! Goes in with a running hand touch and uses his upper body strength to get past the leg hold and gets two points to his credit!!
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Wire goes in for a raid and is caught with a diving ankle hold from the right corner as the defenders jump on the raider to secure the point. Good timing on the tackle by the right corner defender.
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Shauqat scores another raid point as he gets a running hand touch while running across the Kenyan defence.
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Super Raid!!! First of the match for Kenya!

Kevin Wire, the substitute has got the first Super Raid for the Kenyan side with a stellar effort. He was caught on the right corner but he made his way past the mid-line with a stretch notching three points in that effort. Super effort from the young man.
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Muhammad Nisar is caught with a well-timed tackle by Obilo who pounced with a back hold on his man. Great tackle by the Kenyans!!
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James is caught now on the left corner with an ankle hold and he cheekily tries to run away to the mid-line but the ref had blown the whistle.
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Nissar goe in too deep on the right corner of the Kenyan defence and is surrounded and struggles to get past but fails in his attempt.
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Mohammad Nisar gets a hand touch on the left cover and keeps the scoreboard ticking for the Pakistani side as we enter the final eight minutes of the match.
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Obiero, the last man standing goes for the raid but is caught on the left corner with a diving ankle hold.
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Shauqat goes up against the two Kenyan defenders and capitalizes on the mistake by David Mosambayi as the Pakistani side are on track for the third all-out of the match.
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Sajjad Shauqat goes in for the Do-or-Die raid and gets an easy two points dodging the rushing Kenyan defenders on the right corner.
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James is caught with a dash by Sajjad as he gets blindsided during his turn towards the midline and the defence swarm the lanky raider to get the point in their kitty.
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Sajjad Shauqat is on point again with a strong running hand touch on the right cover of the Kenyan defence. 
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James get a toe touch on Pakistani captain Nasir Ali with a quick move on the right corner. Can Kenya get an all-out after this huge point?
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Sajid Shauqat scores a great raid point with quick movement along the mat and gets away from the diving tackle put in by David Mosambayi.
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Otieno goes in for the bonus attempt but is caught by Sajjad with a underhook tackle and the raider is stopped in his tracks.
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Kenya win the review and Pakistan only get the bonus point. 
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Mudassar goes in quickly and comes out with a bonus and a slight touch but the Kenyans review the decision.
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Another tackle point for the Kenyan side as they get Imran out with a good defensive challenge on the left corner.
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Wasim Sajjad gets his man again with a strong body hold blindsiding the Kenyan raider and getting the tackle point.
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Kenya have their first tackle point of the match!!!

David Mosambayi leads from the front with a strong ankle hold on the right corner and the defence swarms the man to secure the point.
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The second half action begins as two empty raids from the sides at the start of the second period.
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Short break as we return for the second half action. Stay tuned for all the live updates right here at Sportskeeda.
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Half Time:

Pakistan 23-5 Kenya

That is the final raid of the first half as Pakistan have dominated so far in the match. The Kenyan defence has struggled to get going.
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Nadeem again as he gets two points with an escape from the left corner and gets the right cover on his way to the mid-line as well.
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Victor Obiero scores a raid point as he gets away from the dash and gets past the mid-line to secure the point.
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Nadeem continues his scoring spree as he gets another hand touch on the Kenyan defender. He's been in good form tonight.
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Chrispine Otieno finally gets his first raid point today with a well-executed reverse scorpion kick on the left corner. A point scored after a long time by the Kenyans.
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The last man Izaac goes in for the raid but delves in too deep and gets caught on the right corner with an underhook tackle. All-out No 2 for Pakistan in the first half.
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Pakistan get the review and earn two raid points on the review. Good call.
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Confusion brews as Pakistani raider Ibrar battles hard to get his hand near the mid-line but the Kenyan defenders had swarmed him. The refs awarded the point to Kenya but the Pakistani side has reviewed the decision
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The match begins after the timeout and Pakistan continue their dominance. 
David Mosambayi is taken out with a strong combination tackle as the Pakistan side take a 12-pt lead in the first half.
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Nasir Ali with the power!! Hauls Victor Obiero with a deadly ankle hold and brushes him off the mat with a show of strength.
Pakistan have stepped up their game now!!
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Mudassar goes in against two men but Izaac steps out of bounds and the raider gets the final man out to get the first all-out of the match.
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Do-or-die raid for Kenya but Pakistani defender Muhammad Imran puts in a strong dash on the left corner and puts Obiero out. Great timing from the defender with his dash.
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Ibrar Hussain scores a point on the left corner with a good hand touch as the score stays close after eight minutes of play on the mat.
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Muhammad Nadeem goes in for a Do-or-die Raid and gets a easy point on the right corner of Kenya as he gets away from the ankle hold with a swift move. Lax defending from Kenya !!
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Victor Obiero takes too much time and is caught!! Three defenders surround the man as Wasim Sajjad initiated the tackle from the right corner and held his man with a strong grip.
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Do-or-die for Kenya as Izaac is forced out of bounds by the swarming Pakistani raiders with a quick movement at the right side lobby.
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First point for Kenya as Pakistani raider Muhammad Nadeem goes out of bounds during his raid.
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Two blank raids to start as the teams show a cautious approach at the beginning of the match.
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Pakistan win the toss and choose the court option. Kenya will raid first in the match.
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The two teams are on the mat as we get ready for the coin toss.