Nur Sultan, Nov 30: India took an unassailable 3-0 lead against Pakistan after doubles pair of Leander Paes and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan won their match, here on Saturday.
Veteran star Leander Paes paired with debutant Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, bettered his own Davis Cup record by winning his 44th doubles match. Pakistani teenagers Mohammed Shoaib and Hufaiza Abdul Rehman were no match for the Indian duo of Paes and Jeevan, who needed just 53 minutes to register a 6-1 6-3 win.
Earlier last year, Paes had become the most successful doubles player in the history of Davis Cup when he won his 43rd doubles match, surpassing Italian great Nicola Pietrangeli.
Paes had taken 56 ties for his 43rd win while Pietrangeli competed in 66 ties and won 42 doubles matches. Later in the day, Sumit Nagal will take on Muhammad Shoaib and Ramkumar Ramanathan will face Hufaiza Abdul in men's singles match.