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18th Asian Junior Squash Team Championships 2017

 

Top seed India defeated defending Champion Malaysia by 2-0 to claim the Asian Junior title for the second time. Back in 2011, India defeated SriLanka for the first time.

Where as, in Asian Junior Women championship defending Champion Malaysia beat Hong Kong China by 2-0.

Let’s have a look on the performance by Green Team. Pakistan won group matches against 8th seed Japan, 12th seed Macau, 9th seed Korea and 5th seed Iran. But they lost to rival and top seed India. As India outclassed Pakistan 2-0.

Pakistan played their first match against 8th seed Japan and easily won by 3-0.

1. Mansoor Zaman from Pakistan defeated Naoki Sone 11-5,11-3,11-3.

2. Mehran Javed defeated Kota Matsumoto 11-7, 11-3, 11-5.

3. Zeb Abbas defeated Odan Rinarto 11-7, 11-6, 10-12, 11-8.

Then Pakistan outclassed Macau again by 3-0.

1. Mansoor Zaman defeated Oliveira by 11-0, 11-1, 11-2.

2. Mehran Javed defeated Manuel Chan by 11-2, 11-3, 11-4.

3. Zeb Abbas defeated Wu Ka Chon by 11-0, 11-2, 11-2.

On Thursday, Pakistan consecutively won by 3-0 for the 3rd time in this Championship against Korea.

1. Zeb Abbas defeated In Woo Lee by 6-11, 14-12, 11-4, 13-11.

2. Mehran Javed defeated Han Dong by 11-6, 11-5, 11-2.

3. In the 3rd match Mansoor Zaman defeated Dongmin Lee by 11-7, 11-5, 11-8.

Finally, Pakistan’s winning streak came to an end when India defeated Pakistan 3-0.

1. Abhay Singh defeated Zeb Abbas by 11-8, 11-4, 12-10.

2. Velavan defeated Mehran Javed 10-12, 11-7, 11-7, 13-11.

3. Ranjit Singh defeated Mansoor Zaman 11-2, 8-11, 11-5, 11-9.

In the 5th match, Pakistan outclassed 5th seed Iran by 3-0.

1. Mehran Javed defeated Alireza by 15-13, 6-11, 11-3, 11-15.

2. Zeb Abbas defeated Mojtaba by 11-4, 11-9, 11-8.

3. Mansoor Zaman defeated Mohammad Raza 11-9, 11-8, 8-11, 11-4.

With this win, Pakistan entered into the semifinal where they faced 2nd seed Malaysia. Pakistan was on 2nd position in Group A with India on the top.

In stage II, Malaysia beat Pakistan by 2-1. This ended the journey of Pakistan Men’s team in Asian Junior Squash Championship 2017.

18th Asian Junior Squash Team Championships 2017
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