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World Junior Squash: India to meet Pakistan in pre quarter-finals

India will face Pakistan in the pre quarter-finals of World Junior Squash in Chennai on Thursday.

other sports Updated: Jul 25, 2018 22:23 IST
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India face Pakistan in the pre quarter-finals of World Junior Squash on Thursday.(Getty Images)

Pakistan set up a pre-quarterfinal clash with host India in the WSF-World junior men’s squash team championship with a 3-0 win over Zimbabwe on Wednesday.

Group E topper India will take on Pakistan at the Express Avenue Mall in Chennai on Thursday.

Pakistan, which had lost 1-2 to Czech Republic in its opening Group F match in the morning, made amends by crushing lowly Zimbabwe 3-0 in the evening session.

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Pakistan settled for second spot in Group F and thus will play India, which topped Group E for a spot in the last eight.

In two earlier meetings, Pakistan had beaten India, once in 2006 in a Group league and in 2008 in the semi-final.

In other matches, Malaysia struggled against lower- ranked France, eking out a 2-1 victory while second-seeded Canada was pushed by Argentina before registering a 2-1 win over Argentina.

First Published: Jul 25, 2018 22:23 IST