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Team Europe retain EurAsia Cup title

IANS  |  Shah Alam (Malaysia) 

Team dominated the singles matches to earn a hard-fought 14-10 victory over Team and retain their title at the tournament here on Sunday.

After trailing over the last two days, Team surmounted a gallant fightback to win eight out of 12 matches in the singles format at the Glenmarie and Country Club.

of delivered the day's first point for with a convincing win over Malaysia's

Asia's top ranked of then fell victim to Spain's as the Europeans increased their lead.

earned another point for Europe when he brought down India's Chawrasia before Thailand's Poom Saksansin gave a brief reprieve, beating England's by one hole.

Major winner put another point on the board for Europe when he defeated Japan's Hideto Tanihara while Austria's took them three points clear with a victory over Thailand's Phachara Khongwatmai.

France's then brought Europe to within a point of retaining the when he defeated Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat.

The winning moment for Europe came on the 18th hole when Belgium's beat Souty Korea's Byeonghun An by one hole.

England's Tyrrell Hatton then beat India's Anirban Lahiri before South Korea's Sunghoon Kang and England's shared the spoils.

Japan's Yuta Ikeda and China's Li Haotong salvaged some pride for Team by beating England's and Ireland's respectively.



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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 16:18 IST