India finishes seventh in the WSF World men's team championship

After losing to New Zealand for the sixth place earlier, the Indian team up defeated Scotland 2-1 to finish seventh at the WSF World men's team squash championship on Sunday.

Harinder Pal Sandhu (in pic) beat Scotland's Greg Lobban 11-9, 12-10, 11-9 to ensure India finishes seventh at the WSF World men's team squash championship at Marseille. (File Image)   -  PTI

India finished seventh overall in the WSF World men's team squash championship on Sunday. The Indian team got the better of Scotland 2-1 for the 7-8 match placing and wining performances from Harinder Pal Sandhu and Mahesh Mangaonkar did the trick.

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After losing to New Zealand for the sixth place earlier, the Indians geared up to perform better against Scotland. The team was without Saurav Ghosal but that did not lessen India's chance. Harinder and Mahesh proved that after Vikram Malhotra had lost the first match.

The result: for 7-8 positions: India bt Scotland 2-1 (Vikram Malhota lost to Alan Clyne 5-11, 14-16, 7-11; Harinder Pal Sandhu bt Greg Lobban 11-9, 12-10, 11-9; Mahesh Mangaonkar bt Dougie Kempsell 11-8, 11-7, 5-11, 11-1.