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Asian Games 2018, Men's Volleyball, Pool F, Day 7: India vs Maldives, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 25, 2018 09:45 IST

The match is set to get underway at 8.30am IST!


09:45 (IST)25 AUG 2018

That's all from the Men's Volleyball action today as India record their second win in the preliminary round.
Meanwhile, check out the latest updates about the Asian Games 2018 Medal Tally, right

09:44 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Standings in the Pool F after three matches played by all the teams.

09:42 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Maldives started out poorly in the first set but managed to give a tough challenge to the Indians in the second and third but fell short as the Indians won the match comfortably in three straight sets.

09:41 (IST)25 AUG 2018

And a failed service is their fall!! Game, Set and Match for India as they wrap up their second win in the Men's volleyball preliminary round fixtures.

India 25-12 25-21 25-21

09:40 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Maldives score three points quickly as they continue to deny India the win but this could be too little, too late.

09:39 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Four points in quick succession for the Indians as they have the Match Point at 24-14

09:37 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India continue to assert their control over the play and have crossed 20 points in the third set and are on course to seal the win.

09:33 (IST)25 AUG 2018

The two teams keep ticking the scoreboard but India are comfortably ahead in the set and lead 16-10

09:29 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Three points in quick succession for the Indians as they continue to build their lead in the third set.

09:28 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Malaysia pull back the deficit a little with good blocks on the Indian smashers as the score is 10-6 now.

09:25 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India have taken control in the match now as they are leading 8-2 now.

09:22 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Quick points for both the sides as India pull away into a 5-2 lead in the initial stages of the third set.

09:20 (IST)25 AUG 2018

The third set is underway now as India hope to wrap up the match.

09:17 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India have won the second set in the match as Maldives fail to launch a comeback after a couple of good points at a stretch. They put up a good fight in the second set.

India 25-12 25-21 Maldives

09:14 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India are close to winning the second set now as the score stands 23-19 in their favour.

09:12 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India go on a solid run and have notched four quick points to make it 20-16

09:08 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Maldives do well to cover the deficit and have made it all square at 16-16 in the second set.

09:04 (IST)25 AUG 2018

5 minutes into the second set and we have a tough battle going on with the score see-sawing in favour of both the teams. As of now, India lead 15-13.

09:01 (IST)25 AUG 2018

It continues to stay back and forth but Maldives have edged slightly ahead with the score at 10-9 now.

08:59 (IST)25 AUG 2018

The scores stay level at 7-7 as the two sides continue to fight closely. Good play at the net by both the sides.

08:56 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Neck to neck play in the second set since the start as both teams have scored three points.

08:51 (IST)25 AUG 2018

The second set of the match will be underway shortly.

08:51 (IST)25 AUG 2018

And with a dominating stretch of play, Indiaa have won the first set comfortably with a score 25-12.

India 25-12 Maldives

08:47 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India inch closer to wrapping up the first set as they are just five points away now. The score stands 20-12 in their favor.

08:42 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Maldives have scored a couple of points with the smash but the Indian side continue to score steadily. The score stands 15-9 in favor of India

08:41 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India keep the pressure and are in a commanding position at 12-6 now in the first set.

08:41 (IST)25 AUG 2018

A good run of play sees India extend their lead with the score now at 9-5

08:40 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Maldives fight back well to make it 5-6 and just trail by one point now in the first set.

08:39 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India have taken a 5-2 lead in quick time and look comfortable at the net.

08:38 (IST)25 AUG 2018

The match is underway here at the Indoor arena GOR Bulangan.

08:22 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India play their third match in Pool F of the preliminary round after winning one (Hong Kong, China) and losing one (Qatar). They currently occupy the second position on the group table and will be hoping to get the win today and secure a spot in the Classification round.

08:20 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Good morning and welcome to the live coverage of the Men's volleyball action from the Day 7 of the Asian Games 2018 as India take on Maldives today.

08:06 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India's quest for a volleyball medal at the Asian Games 2018 will continue as the men take to the court against the side from Maldives.

The Indian team has played two matches so far with one win and a loss against Hong Kong, China and Qatar respectively. They will be hoping to get in the winning form again after the straight sets loss against the team from Qatar in their previous match.

Experienced players such as  Mohan Ukkrapandian, Gurinder Singh, Jerome C Vinith and Ranjit Singh will be key for India to get the win.

They will be raring to go to end the medal drought for India in the sport of volleyball since the men had won the bronze medal back at the Seoul Asian Games in 1986.

Can India get back to winning ways against the team from Maldives ? Catch all the action from the match right here at Sportskeeda.
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