In last group A match India defeated Bangladesh in a straight set by 25-8, 25-11 and 25-9 in Kathmandu a short while ago. Indian girls dominated their Bangladeshi opponents throughout the game. India will now take on runners of Group B in the first semifinal on Saturday.
Indian men’s team will clash with host Nepal later in the evening to secure top position in Group A. India had defeated Bangladesh in straight sets in its opening encounter Thursday.
While, Nepal lost to Bangladesh in its first match on Wednesday. Though formal opening ceremony of Games will take place on Sunday but volleyball matches have already started. Over 2700 athletes will compete for 1119 medals including 319 Gold in 26 game categories. As many as 499 athletes from India are participating in the biggest sporting event of South Asia. The closing ceremony will be held on 10th December.