India beat Bahrain 3-2 (25-15, 25-23, 20-25, 23-25, 16-14) within the playoff for a ninth-place end on the Asian volleyball championship.
ANI | , Funabashi Enviornment [japan]
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2021 06:55 PM IST
The Indian males’s volleyball group settled for the ninth spot after beating Bahrain of their final match of Asian volleyball championship 2021 on the Funabashi Enviornment, Japan on Sunday.
India beat Bahrain 3-2 (25-15, 25-23, 20-25, 23-25, 16-14) within the playoff for ninth place as per olympics.com
The GE Sridharan-coached Indian group was dominant within the first two units however withered within the third and a shift in momentum quickly allowed Bahrain to return again into the match at 2-2.
In a hard-fought remaining set, Bahrain led 4-1 early on earlier than India made a comeback and finally took the match.
By the way, India had begun their marketing campaign with a straight-sets loss to Bahrain final Sunday. The Indian spikers then went on to lose to Qatar and Japan to complete backside of Group A and didn’t progress to the final eight.
The Indian volleyball group received its first match of the match in opposition to Kuwait within the classification rounds for locations between ninth and sixteenth.
India went on to beat Uzbekistan and Saudi Arabia to enter the playoff for ninth place in opposition to Bahrain, finally securing that spot with their fourth win on the trot.
The Indian volleyball group at the moment are ranked world No 71 after the victory whereas Bahrain are eightieth within the newest Worldwide Volleyball Federation (FIVB) senior males’s rankings.
India had completed eighth within the 2019 version whereas their finest end within the match was fourth in 2005.