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Pakistan to play BD in ATF juniors semis

By Our Correspondent
May 23, 2024
A representational image of a person preparing to take a shot during a tennis match. — Pexels
A representational image of a person preparing to take a shot during a tennis match. — Pexels

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan to take on Bangladesh in semi-finals of the ATF 12 & Under Team Competition Regional Qualifying event underway in Kathmandu (Nepal).

On third day of the tournament, Pakistan defeated strong Sri Lankan team 2-1. Pakistan won the first match easily, exhibiting strong performance. In the second match, Sri Lanka made a strong comeback and secured a victory, demonstrating their resilience and competitive spirit.

Pakistan team bounced back to win the doubles to stay as group leaders. Pakistan are set to play Bangladesh which finished second in Group A. Results: Rashid Ali Bachani bt Thalammeharage Akilesh Jathya Thalammehara 6-0, 6-0; Jayawardhana Buvindu Rashmitha Bandara bt Shayan Afridi 6-2, 2-6, 6-2; Shayan Afridi & Rashid Ali Bachani bt Jayawardhana Bandara & Thalammeharage Mehara 6-3, 6-1.