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Pakistan beat Ghana in squash men’s doubles

From our correspondent

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s top squash pair of Nasir Iqbal and Tayyab Aslam on Thursday blasted their way into the men’s doubles pre-quarter-finals when they humiliated Ghana’s pair of Evans Ayih and Clement Anafo 2-0 in the round of 32 in connection with the Commonwealth Games here at the University of Birmingham squash centre.

The Pakistani duo took just 12 minutes to seal the victory with the set scores being 11-1, 11-1.

They will now face Greg Lobban and Rory Stewart of Scotland in the pre-quarter-finals on Friday (today) at 6:15pm PST.

In the mixed doubles round of 16 the pair of Nasir and Faiza Zafar was set to face New Zealand’s Joello King and Paul Coll of New Zealand at 10 PM PST Thursday.

In the women’s doubles round of 16 the pair of Faiza and Amna was scheduled to meet Malaysia’s pair of Rachel Arnold and Aifa Azman at 12pm PST Thursday.

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