Sepak Takraw: India goes down to South Korea

The India’s men’s team is defeated 2-0 (21-6, 21-7) in a preliminary group match at the Games.

File Photo: South Korea outplayed India comprehensively.   -  AFP

The Indian men’s sepak takraw regu team went down 2-0 (21-6, 21-7) to South Korea in a group match at the Asian Games here on Saturday. The Indian team plays against Malaysia on Sunday before taking on Nepal and China later in the tournament.

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Earlier this week, India had won a historic Asian Games bronze medal in men’s regu team competition.

Sepak takraw is a volleyball-style sport in which players use their feet, head, knees and chest to hit the ball across the net. They are not allowed to use their hands.