Pakistan’s Kabaddi team made history at the Punjab Stadium, Lahore to clinch the Circle Style Kabaddi World Cup title for the first time as they defeated India in a tense final. The closely contested match saw Pakistan triumphing by a fine margin as the ending scoreline read 43-41.
The momentous occasion was celebrated by hordes of fans on social media as Pakistan became world champions in yet another sport. Amidst the sea of euphoric responses, Pakistan cricketers also extended congratulatory messages to mark the significant moment.
Hasan Ali, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez and Waqar Younis all reveled in the joy surrounding Pakistan’s win. Left-arm speedster Wahab Riaz even comically expressed his desire to see the type of dramatic Punjabi commentary witnessed in Kabaddi being transferred to the Pakistan Super League (PSL).