Asian Games 2018 updates: Pakistan win handball, volleyball, kabaddi fixtures

August 21, 2018

Pakistan volleyball team won their Asian Games 2018 volleyball fixture in straight sets. PHOTO COURTESY: Twitter/

Pakistan has won the preliminary stage matches of volleyball, handball and kabaddi in the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesian capital Jakarta.

Pakistan defeated Mongolia in their volleyball fixture in straight sets of 25-16, 25-19 and 25-14 on Monday.

From Pakistan, Fahad Raza scored three aces in the match while Murad Jehan scored 10 spikes.

Pakistan will face Iran on August 22.

Handball

The green shirts beat Indonesia 28-23 in the handball competition on Tuesday.

Muzamal Hussain Muzamal was the top scorer for Pakistan as he scored eight time while Hazrat Hussain Hasrat netted six goals.

Muhammad Zubair Muhammad and Muhammad Uzair Atif scored four goals each.

Indonesia’s Viktorious Toland Rafael scored 11 times while Bagas Bagas netted the ball four times.

Pakistan had 49 shots on the goal compared to Indonesia’s 46 attempts.

Kabaddi

Pakistan defeated Indonesia 40-11 in the Group B kabaddi fixture.