Under 23 Volleyball: India Spike Pakistan to reach final
India beat Pakistan in the Under 23 Volleyball Championship to secure their place in the final. The Indian team also qualified for the upcoming FIVB Men's Under 23 Championship. India won 21-25, 25-16, 25-22, 25-18. They will now face Chinese Taipei in the final on Sunday. Chinese Taipei beat Japan 3-2 in a tough match. Pakistan was in good form but could not continue their performance after winning the first set.
He lost three consecutive sets in a tremendous form to the Indian team. With this, the Indian team won the match 3-1. In the first set, Pakistan had no difficulty while the Indian team came close on several occasions. But after scoring 20 points, the Pak team did not give any opportunity. In the second set, India came out with self-confidence, and Shaun John and Amit Gulia appeared in full color.
Pakistan had to tie the clock by 10 points, but then India's pace gave the Pakistani team a lead. The third set was a close contest and none of the two teams got a lead of more than two points. The two had a close fight till the break but after scoring 10 points once again, India tightened the screws. That gap later proved to be the difference between victory and defeat.