Indian men won in sepaktakraw but the women lost © Getty Images
Indian men took just 38 minutes to beat Brunei © Getty Images

Incheon: Sep 29, 2014

Indian men’s Sepaktakraw team registered a comprehensive straight-game win over Brunei and Nepal but their women counterparts sunk against Indonesia in preliminary round matches of the 17th Asian Gameson Monday.

The Indian team took just 38 minutes to see off the challenge from Brunei 21-12 21-15 in men’s regu preliminary group B match early in the day before getting a 2-0 result in their favour after Nepal did not start the match, here at Bucheon Gymnasium.

With two wins from as many matches, the Indian men are now placed at the top of the group, while Korea is second. However, the women’s team went down in a little over half an hour as their fight was crushed 12-21 13-21 by Indonesian eves in a Women’s Regu preliminary Group A match. Indian eves are placed at the bottom of Group A, which also comprises China and Laos, besides Indonesia.

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