Pakistan rout China 3-2 to reach in Asian Games volleyball final


Pakistan volleyball team were on song defeating China by 3-2 in the nail-biting semi-final contest to reach the final of Men’s volleyball for 7-10 at Asian Games on Thursday.

Pakistan who didn’t play well in first round after losing it by 25-17, made a quick comeback in the second round to keep their hopes alive to advance to the finals.

They won the second phase by 28-26.

China clinched the third round by 30-28 to put the pressure back on Pakistan but it was Pakistan’s Powerful performance that helped them beat their counterparts 25-19 and 18-16 in the third and fourth round respectively.

Earlier, Pakistan beat India 3-1 in the quarter final to book their place in Semi-final.

On the other hand, Pakistan Baseball team stunned Indonesia 10-2 to register their second win in Asian Games Baseball.

The Green Shirts will next face Hong Kong on Saturday, August 31 in the men’s team consolation round.