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Commonwealth Games 2018: Badminton Mixed Doubles Semifinal, India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Ashwini Ponnappa fighting for medal, Live Updates

The action commences very soon at the Carrara Sports Arena 2 - Crt 2
Updated: 14 April 2018 11:43 IST - Published: 14 April 2018 10:02 IST
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Here is the final match statistics!
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And it's all over as the Indian duo of Ponnappa and Rankireddy crash out in the semifinals. Although they didn't assure a medal, the pair is still eligible to win the bronze medal. 

Game 3 final score: 21-16!
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And it's match point for England.
Score: 20-14.
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The match looks to be slipping out of the hands of the Indian pair as England are just two points away from winning the match!
Score: 19-13!
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The score is 15-13 currently, with England still in the lead.
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The Indian pair is not leaving it for late as they level terms at 8-8!
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Here's how the scoreboard looks like!
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Looks like a tightly contested battle with the teams breathing down each other's neck. 
Score: 4-3, England in the lead.
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England quickly takes the lead. 
Score: 2-1
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Game 3 begins as the Indian pair draws first blood!

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Game 2 statistics in detail!
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Not this time, as England clinch the thriller of a game. 
Game 2 final score: 21-18!
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England race to game point. Score: 20-18.
Is there more drama left in this game?
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And they level scores yet again at 18-18! Incredible comeback!
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What a game this is turning out to be. India reduce the deficit to 1.
Score: 18-17!
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It's 15-18.!
Can Ponnappa and Rankireddy do an encore of Game 1 and turn the game around?
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There hardly looks like any chance of a comeback for the Indian duo as England edge close to winning the game. 
Score: 18-13
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The game is turning out to be a one-sided affair as the Indian pair now trail by 6 points.
Score: 17-10
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England still maintaining their 5 point lead.
Score: 12-7
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Here's how the scoreboard looks so far!
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The English pair of ELLIS Marcus/SMITH Lauren have now taken a comprehensive lead of 5 points.
Score: 6-1
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England starts strong yet again, going up 2-0 in G2.
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It's time for Game 2!
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Game 1 statistics in detail!
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And game! The duo of Ponnappa and Rankireddy has put up a valiant effort to pull the game from behind and win it 22-20!
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And they lead 21-20!
Game point for India!
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The Indian team puts up a strong fight, taking the game to deuce!
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And England takes the lead as they reach  game point.
Score: 20-18!
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And the Indian pair shows great character to level the scores  at 18-18!
Can they take the lead?

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England on the verge of winning Game 1. 
Score: 18-16
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The Indian pair needs to pull their socks up now if they wish to make a comeback.
Score: 16-13, England in the lead
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England looking extremely consistent as the duo is combining well. 
Score: 14-10, England leading
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The English pair maintaining a healthy lead of 4 points!
Score: 12-8!
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Here's how the scoreboard looks so far!
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The Indians show great character to level the scores at 4-4!
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The English duo has doubled their lead with the scoreline reading 4-2!
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The English pair starts strong, going 2-0 up.
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And we are underway with the live coverage!
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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Badminton Mixed Doubles Semifinal match between Satwik Rankireddy/Ashwini Ponnappa of India & Ellis Marcus/Smith Lauren of England!
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Next up is Badminton Mixed Doubles Semifinal:

Satwik Rankireddy/Ashwini Ponnappa (IND) vs Ellis Marcus/Smith Lauren (ENG)


The penultimate day of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games gets underway with India bagging 3 gold medals already.

India has had a tremendous start to the 10th day of the Commonwealth Games 2018 with MC Mary Kom bagging a gold medal in Boxing in the Women's 45-48kg category defeating Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland in the Final bout.

Sumit also winning a gold medal for India in Wrestling in the Men's Freestyle 125 kg Nordic. Meanwhile, Sanjeev Rajput bringing home another gold medal in Shooting by taking the pole position in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men's Finals. Sanjeev Rajput also made a Commonwealth Games Record with a final result of 454.5 points.

Medals won on Day 9: Day 9 started off on a positive note with Tejaswini Sawant winning a gold medal & Anjum Moudgil winning a silver medal in Shooting Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Finals. Young gun Anish Bhanwala, only 15-years-old won the gold medal in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men's Finals. Indian shooters continue to delight and win medals.

Bajrang of India also bagged a gold medal in Wrestling 65kg Freestyle category taking India's gold medal tally to 17! Divya Kakran also got home a Bronze medal for India in Wrestling defeating Sherin Sultana of Bangladesh.

India will be looking to finish the tournament on a high with many more medals as the drama continues with India playing a lot of Finals and Semifinals on the last 2 days.