Pakistan beat Indonesia 28-23 in Asian games handball


Pakistan handball team bounced back strongly beating Indonesia 28-23 in third match of group 3 at the Asian Games handball on Tuesday.

Pakistan the other day, lost to Chinese Taipei 32-36 after a nail biting contest.

Muzamal Hussain scored eight times to help the men in green to keep on ticking the scoreboard after regular intervals.

Hussain Hasrat was the second highest scorer of the match with six points while Mohammad Zubair and Mohammad Uzair netted the ball for four times each.

Asim Saeed (2), Nasemullah (3) and Mohammad Shahid (1) also made little contribution in Pakistan’s total.

Viktorius Tolang of Indonesia tried hard till the last moment to take his team over the victory line, scoring for 11 times.

On the other hand, Pakistan Kabaddi team also clinched their second match defeating Indonesia by 40-11 to keep their hopes alive in the event.

Pakistan after losing first match against Iran, bounced back strongly against the host to show their strength.

Moreover, Pakistan’s swimmers were failed to accomplish something big even on day 2 of the Asian Games swimming.

Bisma Khan with 31.53s settled on 17th slot while Zahra managed 20th position with the time 34.62s in Women’s 50m backstroke.

In men’s 50m style, Mohammad Yahya Khan finished with second last position with the time 25.50s.

Muhammad Hamza Malik with 2:40.72 minute took 20th spot in men’s 200m breaststroke.

In men’s 62kg category of weightlifting, Talha Talib finished on 7th spot lifting 133kg in snatch and 154kg in clean and jerk.

In Wushu women’s Sanda 52kg category, Zarina Rafique of Pakistan was defeated 2-0 by Chen Weiting of China.

Naoren Roshbina Devi of India beat Mubashra of Pakistan 2-0 in Wushu women’s Sanda 60kg category.

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