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Commonwealth Games 2018: Squash, Men's Singles India - Saurav Ghosal in action: Live Updates

Binnie def Ghosal 5-11, 7-11, 11-8, 11-9, 12-10
Updated: 05 April 2018 14:57 IST - Published: 05 April 2018 12:31 IST
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That wraps up our coverage of this tie. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for more updates from the Commonwealth Games 2018.
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Final score: Binnie def Ghosal 5-11, 7-11, 11-8, 11-9, 12-10
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Ghosal now has to rebound strongly and try to make amends in the doubles competition next week.
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Saurav had a match ball too and he was in very good form coming into this event.

That loss will hurt.


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And Binnie converts!

It's A HUGE, HUGE UPSET IN THE SECOND ROUND! He got a bye in Round 1

INDIA'S BIGGEST MEDAL HOPE IN INDIVIDUAL SQUASH IS OUT!
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Now match point to Binnie

11-10
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But Binnie saves it and makes it 10-10
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MATCH POINT FOR SAURAV!

10-9
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And it is 9-9
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THREE POINTS IN A ROW FOR GHOSAL


9-8
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One more point to Saurav and he makes it 7-8
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Points are faster now and Binnie still has the lead.

He is up 8-6
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Another point goes Binnie's way and he goes up to 6-4

Is Saurav feeling weary after that 1 hour marathon?
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The rallies are getting longer and longer.

Saurav trails 4-5
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Binnie gets a point and makes it a 5-3 lead
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Ghosal is FIGHTING BACK LIKE THE CHAMPION HE IS!

3-4
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And 1-4

Upset brewing?
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Ghosal is now trailing 1-3 in the fifth game!
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Ghosal has been stretched! Are we in for an upset or can the Indian find his way through?
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Ghosal 11-5, 11-7, 8-11, 9-11 Binnie

WHAT A SCORELINE!

Who would have thought that?
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And he has taken the fourth game as well from Ghosal
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WE ARE BACK!!!!!


Would you believe it?

Binnie has taken the third game from Ghosal
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We'll be back with more updates as soon as the official website starts functioning. Stay tuned!
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Apologies for the delay...the official website is having technical issues at the moment.

There has been no update for quite some time.
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Can he stave off the Binnie challenge in this game?
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Saurav has THREE GAME BALLS AT 10-7
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Saurav finally breaks away from the tie and adds two quick points!

9-7
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Quite a deadlock that is!
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And we are at 7-7
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Saurav inches ahead to 7--6 in this highly entertaining Game 2
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And it is 6--6


This is turning out to be a competitive game!
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And....5-5

Woah! We suddenly have a match!
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Binnie's persistence pays off!

He levels it up at 4-4
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The match continues to move slowly but Ghosal has his nose in front.

4-3
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Binnie is not letting the Indian build a big lead.

Close on his heels, Binnie makes it 2-3
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It's a 2-1 lead for the Indian
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He gets the first point of Game 2
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Will the champion be able to have another such smooth run in Game 2?

Let's find out!
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It took him just 11 minutes to get it!
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HE DOES!

First game goes to Ghosal 11-5

That was buttery smooth!
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The India now has game balls and five of them!

10-5

Can he convert?
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Saurav regroups and adds another point.


8-5
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Binnie suddenly finds a spark and grabs 2 points on the trot!

Trails 5-7
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After a long rally, Saurav stretches his lead further to 6-3
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The India No. 1 maintains his two-point advantage.

5-3
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It's a 4-2 lead for Ghosal currently
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The rallies are longer now but that can't perturb Saurav.

He is up 4-1
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Binnie gets on the board at 1-3
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He adds yet another point to his kitty to make it 3-0
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We are under way!

Good start for Ghosal, who is up 2-0
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