Pakistan outclass Philippines, Indonesia in Asian Squash Team Championship

Published December 1, 2021
In this file photo, Pakistan's Ammad Fareed plays a shot against compatriot Danish Atlas Khan during their first-round match of the International Squash Tournament at the Mushaf Squash Complex on April 16, 2019.  — File photo
In this file photo, Pakistan's Ammad Fareed plays a shot against compatriot Danish Atlas Khan during their first-round match of the International Squash Tournament at the Mushaf Squash Complex on April 16, 2019. — File photo

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan outplayed the Philippines and Indonesia on Tuesday in the 20th Asian Squash Team Championship in Kuala Lumpur.

In their first pool match, Pakistan downed the Philippines 3-0. Amaad Fareed beat Reymark Begornia 11-8, 11-5, 11-3; Tayyab Aslam overwhelmed Robert Andrew 13-11, 11-8, 11-5 while Nasir Iqbal defeated David William 11-5, 11-8, 11-7.

Later, Pakistan outclassed Indonesia 3-0 as Nasir Iqbal beat Nur Altaftyan 11-8, 11-5, 11-1; Asim Khan downed Agung Wilant 11-2, 11-9, 11-7 and Tayyab Aslam overpowered Satria Bagus 11-5, 11-7, 11-5.

Besides Pakistan, Indonesia and the Phili­ppines, other countries participating in the men’s event include India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, Iran, Korea, Iraq, Singapore and Sri Lanka.

Pakistan are in Pool ‘A’ alongside India, Japan, Philippines, Iraq and Indonesia.

Published in Dawn, December 1st, 2021

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