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Kabaddi WC Semi Final 2016 Live Score, South Korea vs Iran (FT: 22-28): Catch Kabaddi World Cup Latest Match Updates

Updated: 21 October 2016 21:09 IST - Published: 21 October 2016 19:20 IST
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Iran have showed why they are such a good side and one of the best teams in the world. What a performance from them and they have come back after being down. The Korean team has been heroic but ultimately, the better team won. Thank you for joining us. It is now time for the game between India and Thailand. Catch it here. 

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FULL TIME South Korea 22-28 Iran 

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40' South Korea 22-28 Iran - Last two minutes of the game and Korea's raid is destroyed by a Fazel Atrachali ankle hold. Into the last minute and it is now only a matter of time. They take one more man down. This is over. Meraj with the last raid and this is over. IRAN ARE IN THE FINAL 

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38' South Korea 22-26 Iran - The Men in Black are piling on the pressure here and another tackle leads them to reducing South Korea down to three men. Empty raid by Iran. They are playing to their strengths here. Eom dancing around and cannot get anything. Meraj with a do or die raid with a Super Tackle on. SUPER TACKLE. South Korea get two back. 

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36' South Korea 20-25 Iran - Jang Kun Lee raids and he is taken down by the Iranian defender, who produces a double thigh hold. Iran lead by 4 and Jang Kun Lee is off the mat. Can Iran seize the momentum? Do or die raid for Iran and he gets a touch point. Is it game over for Korea?

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Iran call a timeout here as Fazel seems to have done his ankle. This is turning out to be a pulsating contest. Iran lead by three points with six minutes remaining. Can Iran hang on or Jang Kun Lee will produce magic? Let's find out. 

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34' South Korea 20-23 Iran - South Korea are being smart and they are keeping Jang Kun Lee on the mat. Abbas with the raid but it is empty and Kim with a pursuit. Both teams are playing on the do or die raid here. Empty raid by Korea and Iran have the do or die raid. Mohammedismael is trapped. South Korea behind by two points now but Iran make it three with an excellent tackle. 

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32' South Korea 19-22 Iran - There are 10 minutes remaining and Korea are still being patient. Meraj with the do or die raid and he is taken down. Crucial point for South Korea here. They need to capitalise on this. Geon is raiding with five men and Iranian defence is too good. South Korea get a point because Suleiman went out of the mat. TIMEOUT called again.

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30' South Korea 17-21 Iran - Fazel Atrachali helps his teammate to effect a brilliant tackle. Iran are leading this by 4 points. South Korea need to stay in the hunt and it is Jang Kun Lee gets another empty raid. TIMEOUT called. Momentum with Iran at the moment but South Korea cannot be ruled out.

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28' South Korea 17-20 Iran - Iran are playing on the do or die raid and there is no Jang Kun lee but it does matter as Geon with a brilliant toe touch. Jang Kun Lee is back on the mat. Mohamedismail comes on darts around. Empty raid. Jang Kun Lee comes on with five men on the mat. Decides to go back empty handed. Do or die raid for Meraj Sheykh. Bonus available and gets it. 

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26' South Korea 16-19 Iran - South Korea are turning on the screws here as Meraj Sheykh takes one more point to extend the lead to four. Just as we say that, the Iranian raider is trapped by the Korean defence. They reduce lead to three points.

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24' South Korea 15-18 Iran - Mohammad gets the bonus and Iran are in the lead. Jang Kun Lee with an empty raid and that is followed by a flying kick from the Iranian raider. He puts Iran into a two point lead. Fazel Atrachali is laughing. Is this too early? An empty raid by South Korea brings on MohammadIsmael, who goes back empty handed. Jang Kun lee with a do or die raid. Taken Down by Meraj. Iran lead.

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22' South Korea 15-15 Iran - South Korea start the second half with two men on the mat and they extend the lead with a bonus point. Meraj Sheykh raids for Iran and he is taken down. SUPER TACKLE. NOO. The defender had his leg out of the mat. Review by South Korea. UNSUCCESSFUL.Meraj survives and Korea down to one man. Iran allow the bonus and the Korean raider goes for broke. ALL OUT

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We are back with the second half. 

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HALF TIME South Korea 13-11 Iran 


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20' South Korea 13-11 Iran - Meraj doing the bulk of the raiding here for Iran and he shows why he is the captain. Flies around and gets a point. Iran are down by just four points. Last minute of the half and Iran get one more point. Iran have slowly made a comeback. South Korea are down to three men. Do or die raid for South Korea and he is off. Iran have made a strong come back HALF TIME. 

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18' South Korea 13-8 Iran - Meraj has realised that he needs to step up and takes out Jang Kun Lee with a kick. Do or die raid for South Korea and Mohsen hurries unnecessarily. Jang Kun Lee is back on the mat. South Korea are playing this out really well.Can they preserve the lead?

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16' South Korea 12-6 Iran - South Korea are on song here and Iran are making errors one after the other. Meraj makes a mistake and goes into the lobby. Mohsen finally gets a point with a good raid.

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14' South Korea 11-4 Iran - Iran are looking for a response here and have no clue. Someone needs to talk some sense into Iran here.

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12' South Korea 10-4 Iran - Poor sense of judgement from Iran as they have lost the review and South Korea are in the driver's seat. Iran down to two men. Jang Kun Lee comes on to raid and he induces an error. Iran are down to one man. Jang Kun Lee makes it look easy. What a start from Korea. 

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10' South Korea 4-3 Iran - Iran force the do or die raid and the bonus is not active. JANG KUN LEE channels his inner Jackie Chain and he takes off Fazel Atrachali. What a raid. What a player. He ducks under the Iranian defender to evade him. Korea are leading now and they get one more as the Iranian raider goes in the lobby. Review by Iran. UNSUCCESSFUL

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9' South Korea 3-3 Iran - This is an incredibly tactical game going on. No one is giving easy points away. Jang Kun Lee raids and tries the toe touch but forces the do or die on Iran. Meraj raids for Iran and he cannot get the point. South Korea are level. They try to pursue but it is denied.

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7' South Korea 2-3 Iran - Abolfazl comes on for the do or die raid and a brilliant ankle hold by the corner. South Korea draw level and Jang Kun Lee comes on to attempt giving his team a lead. Mohsen is next for Iran but he cannot do anything. South Korea are sitting really tight. Do or die raid for South Korea and the Iranian defence attacks. They gobble up the raider. Iran lead again. 

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5' South Korea 1-2 Iran - Abolfazl raids again as South Korea sit deep and he decides to stay away. Jang Kun Lee comes on and he takes off Suleiman with a running hand touch. He reduces the margin to one point. Meraj Sheykh comes flying and kicks around but South Korea are not stupid and do not give anything.