Team India has extended their medal tally in the ongoing Asian Games 2023 in China’s Hangzhou. They defeated Pakistan in the men’s squash team event on September 30. The 2-1 victory came after an intense back-and-forth game, whose outcome was decided only in the final round. In the end, the Indian team’s Abhai Singh succeeded in outperforming his Pakistani opponent Zaman Noor to bag the top title.
Singh won the final round match with 3 points, as against 2 scored by Noor. The overall score of the last round was as follows: 11-7, 9-11, 8-11, 11-9, 12-10.
This marked as India’s 10th gold won in the coveted tournament so far. The country has also bagged 13 silver and 13 bronze, taking the overall medals tally to 36.
Earlier in the day, the country had bagged its ninth gold after Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale won the final in tennis mixed doubles. India currently ranks on the fourth spot in terms of the medals bagged so far in the Asian Games. While the country is ahead of Uzbekistan, Thailand, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and North Korea, it is trailing behind the top 3 – China, Japan and South Korea.