India crash out of handball with defeat against Bahrain
Doha, Dec 5 (UNI) India fought tooth and nail before crashing out of the handball event after their 30-47 loss against title contender Bahrain in the 15th Asian Games here today.
The winners led 22-15 in the first half before going on to record a comprehensive Group A win at the Al-Gharrafa Indoor Hall.
India had begun their campaign with a defeat against hosts Qatar but bounced back with a comfortable 31-14 win over Macau.
Despite the loss, Naya Chandra Singh Rungbam had another good outing today, while Firoz Ahmed Khan also shone in the match.
Amid the waves of Bahraini attacks, goalkeeper Sachin Bhaskar Wagh impressed with nine saves out of 29 shots.
UNI HSB AY PDS ND1802