Pakistan beat India to reach Asian Team Squash semis

By Our Correspondent
June 15, 2024
India's Abhay Singh in action during the Men's Team Gold Medal match against Pakistan's Noor Zaman in Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 in Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre, Hangzhou, China on September 30, 2023.— Reuters

KARACHI: Pakistan defeated India to reach the semifinals of the Asian Team Squash Championships in Dalian, China, on Friday.


Third seed Pakistan beat fourth seed India 2-1 in the quarterfinals as Asim Khan thrashed Rahul Baitha 11-3, 11-4, 11-9 in 29 minutes.

Nasir Iqbal lost to Velevan Senthilkumar 5-11, 7-11, 6-11 in 29 minutes but Noor Zaman beat Suraj Kumar Chand 11-8, 11-8, 11-6 in 29 minutes. Now, Pakistan will face Hong Kong in the semis on Saturday (today).