ISLAMABAD – The Pakistani players Asim Khan and Abdullah Bashir reached the second round but Pakistan girls go down fighting against their rivals in the British Junior Squash Championship currently underway in England, revealed Secretary PSF to TheNation on Thursday.

Samar Anjum who got bye in the first round was beaten by Emily Whitlock of Cheshire 11/3, 11/0, and 11/3 in just 19 minutes. Wahab added. Wahab said that Asim Khan and Abdullah Bashir played well against their rivals in U-19 category and they have made a plan for youngsters to improve their game in future. Abdullah Bashir struggled to beat Silvio Soom of Sweden in five hard fought games. Bashir was on the brink of elimination at one stage as he was two games but went on win the match 3-2 in 45 minutes.