India finishes seventh in world team squash

Dec 04, 2017, 19:35 IST | PTI

India finished seventh overall in the WSF-world men's team squash championship in Marseille, France. India defeated Scotland 2-1 in the 7th-8th place match, on Sunday

India finished seventh overall in the WSF-world men's team squash championship in Marseille, France. India defeated Scotland 2-1 in the 7th-8th place match, on Sunday. It was the good work of Harinder Pal Sandhu and Mahesh Mangaonkar that did the trick, said a SRFI press release here.

Representational Pic
Representational Pic

After losing to New Zealand for the sixth place earlier, the Indians geared up to perform better against Scotland. The team was without Saurav Ghosal but that did not lessen India's chance.

Harinder and Mahesh proved that after Vikram Malhotra had lost the first match.

Result: for 7th-8th positions: India beat Scotland 2-1 (Vikram Malhotra lost to Alan Clyne 5-11, 14-16, 7-11; Harinder Pal Sandhu bt Greg Lobban 11-9, 12-10, 11-9; Mahesh Mangaonkar bt Dougie Kempsell 11-8, 11-7, 5-11, 11-1).

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