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Egypt To Face England in Squash World Cup final

691   //    12 Mar 2011, 11:44 IST

In todays finals of the Squash World Cup in Chennai, Egypt will play against England.

The top two seeds – Egypt and England defeated third ranked Australia 3-0 and surprise semifinalists Malaysia 2-1 respectively to enter the final of the Squash World Cup team championship.

In the first semi-final, the Top seed Egypt had an easy win over Australia, winning by a 3-0 margin, to reach the final of the JSW-SDAT-WSF mixed team Squash World Cup at the Express Avenue Mall here on Friday.

In the other semifinal, second seed England defeated Malaysia 2-1. In the opening tie, Egypt’s Ramy Ashour, World No.2, routed Cameron Pilley 11-5, 11-3, 11-8. Next, Raneem El Weleily upset Rachael Grinham in five games 4-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 12-10.

The results (semifinals):

Egypt (1) bt Australia (3) : 3-0

Ramy Ashour bt Cameron Pilley 11-5, 11-3, 11-8 (44m);

Raneem El Weleily bt Rachael Grinham 4-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 12-10 (51m);

Karim Darwish bt Aaron Frankcomb 11-8, 9-11, 11-5 (40m).

England (2) btMalaysia (5) : 2-1

James Willstrop bt Muhd Asyraf Azan 11-7, 11-3, 11-1 (26m);

Jenny Duncalf lost to Low Wee Wern 5-11, 8-11, 11-8 (retd) (35m);

Peter Barker bt Choong Kam Hing 11-1, 11-4, 11-4 (19m).

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