Asian Games: Indian squash team clinches gold in thrilling win over Paktext_fields
Hangzhou: India won the gold medal in men's team squash at the Asian Games on Saturday after an incredible comeback victory over rival Pakistan in the final.
Saurav Ghosal and Abhay Singh won their matches to give India a 2-1 victory after they recovered from losing the first match.
Abhay Singh defeated Noor Zaman of Pakistan, coming back from 2-1 games and facing the match ball at 8-10 to level scores at 10-10 and then win the next two points and clinch a sensational victory for India, IANS reported.
It was sweet revenge for India as they had lost to Pakistan in the group stages but on Saturday came back strongly to win the gold medal.
This is India's second gold medal in the team championships, having won the gold medal for the first time in 2014 in Incheon.
Saurav Ghosal made the win possible when he pulled India level after Mahesh Mangaonkar had lost the opening match to Nasir Iqbal 3-0.
Saurav defeated Mohammad Asim Khan 3-0, running circles around the Pakistani player.
Abhay Singh then clinched victory with a brilliant 3-2 victory, clinching the match 11-7, 9-11, 8-11, 11-9, 12-10 victory that had the entire stadium on the edge of their seats.