Commonwealth Games 2018: Squash Mixed Doubles Pool E, Dipika, Saurav carry India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 10, 2018 14:35 IST

Pallikal/Ghosal def Madina & Tayyab of Pakistan 11-2, 11-3


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And that wraps up this coverage!

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest updates from the CWG 2018.

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Let us hope the Indian pair can continue being this dominant in the remainder of their campaign.

14:34 (IST)10 APR 2018

Final score: Pallikal/Ghosal def Madina & Tayyab of Pakistan 11-2, 11-3 in 13 minutes.

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Ghosal and Pallikal have now won both their matches in Group E today, and in fine fashion!

They are now toppers in Group E.

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They have DONE IT!


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And it's 9-3 to Team India!

In sniffing distance of a win!

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And they add a couple of quick points to stretch their lead to 7-3

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And, just as expected, the imperious Indians have wasted no time to break away from the tie.

5-3 to Ghosal and Pallikal

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How long can they manage to give resistance to the Indians?

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And 3-3 as well

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The Pakistani pair is keeping it competitive in the initial stages of the second game


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It's 1-1 in Game 2

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India grab the first game 11-2.

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And Ghosal and Pallikal have a whopping EIGHT GAME POINTS IN HAND!


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Finally, the Pakistani pair stops the Indian march and gets another point to trail 2-8

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Points are coming India's way very, very quickly now.

It's 8-1 to India

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And 6-1 as well

One-way traffic so far!

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And 4-1

This is a smooth start for Saurav and Dipika!

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After a long rally, India grab another point to go up to 3-1

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And they extend their lead to 2-0

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And we are off!

1-0 to India

14:11 (IST)10 APR 2018

Good afternoon! The players have arrived on court and are warming up.

The match will start shortly.

10:43 (IST)10 APR 2018

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Squash Mixed Doubles Pool E match between Dipika & Saurav from India and Madina & Tayyab of Pakistan. Stay tuned for updates!

10:42 (IST)10 APR 2018

The Women's squash team of Dipika & Joshna won against Pakistan 2-1 earlier in the morning. Mixed doubles team of Dipika Pallikal & Sourav Ghosal have already won a match against Guyana's Mary Fung-a-fat & Jason Ray beating them 2-0. They will hope to continue the positive start in their 2nd match. They will be facing Madina Zafar & Tayyab Aslam of Pakistan in their 2nd match of Mixed Doubles Pool E.

India starts the 6th day with hopes of winning many more medals just as they did yesterday. In shooting, India's Gagan Narang & Chain Singh qualified for the finals of the 50m Rifle Prone Men's but Gagan Narang finished 7th & Chain Singh finished 4th in the Final. Annu Singh and Heena Sidhu followed suit and reached the Finals of Women's 25m Pistol Finals. Meanwhile, the Indian Men's Hockey team confirmed their spot in the Semifinals beating Malaysia in the morning and reaching the top of the table with 7 points.

The fifth day was also a very successful one for India. Shooting has been India's second most successful event in the Games after weightlifting.

Gold medals for India came in Table Tennis, Shooting, and Badminton on Day 5. Weightlifter Pardeep Yadav started Day 5 winning a Silver medal in Weightlifting Men's 105kg category. Indian Men's Table Tennis repeated what their Female colleagues had done a day before by claiming Gold as well. In shooting, Jitu Rai won Gold in the 10m Air Pistol event. Om Mitharwal won Bronze in the same event. In Badminton, India's Mixed Team won Gold yesterday defeating Malaysia 3-1 in the final.
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