Asian Games: India loses 1-3 to Pakistan in men’s volleyball

Indian volleyball men’s team lost 25-21, 21-25, 21-25, 23-25 to Pakistan in a 7-12 classification match in the 18th Asian Games.

Rajit Singh of India, foreground, plays against Pakistan during a men's volleyball classification match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta on Tuesday.   -  AP

Indian volleyball men’s team lost 1-3 to Pakistan in a 7-12 classification match in the 18th Asian Games here today. The Indian team made an impressive start, pocketing the first 25-21. But, Pakistan fought back to win the second and third sets with a similar score ( 25-21).

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In the fourth set, India could only score 23-25 as Pakistan emerged victorious in the contest that lasted 100 minutes. The Indian women’s team will also play classification matches after it went out of medal contention from Pool B.

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