Thursday, 13 June 2013 - 04:44
Squash Preview: Netherlands VS Pakistan
Netherlands lost to Pakistan in a crucial fight to reach the pre-quarter finals of the World Squash Team Championship in France on Tuesday. Brian Talbot (flickr) 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.