Squash Preview: Netherlands VS Pakistan

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Netherlands lost to Pakistan in a crucial fight to reach the pre-quarter finals of the World Squash Team Championship in France on Tuesday.

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Fourteenth seeds Pakistan defeated the 17/20 seeds Netherlands on the third day of the tournament.

Farhan Mehboob earned Pakistan’s momentum by winning over Bart Ravelli (11-5, 11-7, 11-8); however, top player Nasir Iqbal was defeated by Laurens Jan Anjema (4-11, 5-11, 5-11 to).

Farhan Zaman facilitated Pakistan’s victory after beating Sebastiaan Weenink (11-9, 12-10, 10-12, 11-7).

In the last-16 stage, the Pakistani team are set to play against fourth seeds Australia. They defeated Russia in their first match but lost their second game to France.