Pak team off to flying start in Asian Junior Squash Championship


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan junior squash team got off to a winning start with two back-to-back victories in the 19th Asian Junior Squash Championship that kicked off in Pattaya, Thailand, on Tuesday.

In their first pool match, they got a convincing 3-0 win against Chinese Taipei. Farhan Hashmi won against Huang Liang in an impressive 11-3, 11-2, 11-4 victory.

Compatriot Abbas Zeb registered triumph, beating Chenwun-Lin 11-2, 11-7, 11-0 in the second encounter.

In the third contest, Haris Qasim overcame Cho Ching by a score-line 11-3, 11-2, 11-1.

Pakistan outplayed Sri Lanka by 3-0 in their second match.

Pakistan will take on Korea and traditional rivals India in their third and fourth fixtures in the tournament.