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India beat Kazakhstan 3-1 in volleyball opening match

India recovered from a game down to beat Kazakhstan 3-1 in their opening Group B match of the volleyball competition in the Asian Games here today.

other Updated: Nov 14, 2010 20:08 IST

India recovered from a game down to beat Kazakhstan 3-1 in their opening Group B match of the volleyball competition in the Asian Games here today.

One of the strong teams in the competition, India beat Kazakhstan 24-26, 25-23, 25-18, 25-21 in a tough one hour 41 minute contest.

The Indians were under pressure after the first game which they lost 24-26 and won the second game narrowly. The Kazakhs gave a tough fight in the third and fourth games also, though the Indians came out victorious.

For India, Pradeep Guttikonda, Naveen Manidurai and Navjit Singh scored 13 points each to help win the match.

India play South Korea in their next group match.