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Asiad 2018: India outclass Qatar in TT women’s team event

The Indian team will now take on China before facing Iran

Jakarta.

The Indian women paddlers got their campaign underway at the 2018 Asian Games on a winning note as with a 3-0 thumping of Qatar in a Pool-A tie here on Sunday.

In the first affair, Mouma Das handed India a 1-0 lead as she registered a comfortable 11-3, 11-2, 11-4 victory over Maha Ali before Ayhika Mukherjee extended the lead 2-0.

Ayhika won the first game 11-2 but her opponent — Aia Mohamed — made a comeback in the second game winning it 12-10. Ayhika however, didn’t faulter in the next two games and won it 11-2, 11-3.

Sutirtha Mukherjee then made the issue 3-0 as the 22-year-old paddler hammered Maha Faramarzi 11-3, 11-3, 11-6.

The Indian team will now take on China before facing Iran in their other group matches on Sunday.

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