Asad reaches semi-final in KP Junior Squash
PESHAWAR—Current Champion Asad Ullah took berth into the semi-finals after registering victories against Hamza Zahid in a marathon five sets quarterfinal of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Junior Squash Championship Under-13 category on Friday.
Former World Champion Qamar Zaman, Director Sports PAF Sports Control Committee Group Captain Asghar Awan, Chief Referee Munawar Zaman, official and players were also present. The match was started on fast tempo and both Asad Ullah, the current Under-13 Champion and Hamza Zahid gave each other a very good fight. Asad Ullah won first two sets by 11-7 and 12-10 but he failed to click in the third and fourth sets won by Hamza Zahid at 10-12 and 1113.
It was in the fifth and decisive set when Asad Ullah came back strongly and succeeded in toppling his rival Hamza Zahid in a thrill-packed match. The score was 12-10.—APP the Pakistan Cricket team.
“He has got his Australian passport and he will hopefully arrive Pakistan next week and we were already knew of the fact that he will be arriving late but there was no choice but to wait for his arrival “,he told newsmen here at Bagh-e-jinnah after the final of U16 cricket championship.
PCB Chief said though Mickey could not attend physical training camp at Abbottabad and Skill training camp at Lahore for the build of probable for the tour of England, but other coaches of the team did their best to groom and train the players.