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Commonwealth Games 2018: Squash Mixed Doubles Pool H, Joshna Chinappa, Harinder Pal Sandhu carries India's hopes

Chinappa/Sandhu def Aitken/Moran 11-10, 11-8 in 27 minutes
Updated: 11 April 2018 16:20 IST - Published: 11 April 2018 14:55 IST
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And it's a wrap here! 

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And with two wins in Group H, Joshna and Harinder now top the group, before advancing to the knock-outs.
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That will surely give them a lot of confidence as the knock-out rounds begin.
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That was a highly competitive match and a very tight win for the Indians. They had to work really hard to ensure that they get to finish in straight games.
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Final score: Chinappa/Sandhu def Aitken/Moran 11-10, 11-8 in 27 minutes
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AND INDIA HAVE COMPLETED THE WIN!!!

11-8 in the second game
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A long rally ends in favour of the Scots

India up 10-8
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THREE MATCH BALLS FOR INDIA AT 10-7
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Scotland get a point, they refuse to go away easily

India up 9-7
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And it is 9-6 to India



2 points away from the WIN!
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India make sure the Scots don't get too much comfort thereafter.

Team India bags two more points to stretch their lead further to 8-5
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Things are heating up here.

The Scots won't go away without a fight and they are now breathing down India's neck.

India up 6-5
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Now the Indians are dominating the proceedings.

5-2
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And it is 2-2

Not much to choose between the two at the moment
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The Scots have opened up a 2-0 lead in Game 2
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And the Indians make no further mistake and wrap things up in the opening game.

11-10
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The determined Scots save a game point to trail 9-10
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Game balls for the Indians!

10-8
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Can they hold on to their lead and close out the game?
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This time Joshna and Harinder inch ahead

9-8
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And it is 8-8
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And the Indians have stormed back to make it an even contest!


7-7
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The Scots continue to have a two-point advantage over the Indians.

7-5
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And the Scots break away from the tie to make their mark. 

6-4
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4-4

No surprises there!
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The match continues to move at a snail's pace as both the pairs are putting up a great display of their defensive skills.

3-3
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Long rallies are the order of the day and they are currently deadlocked at 2-2
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The Indians add another point to their kitty

2-1
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And, after a long rally, we are all even here

1-1
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And we are off!

First point to the Indians
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We are seconds away from the start
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Good afternoon! Welcome to the live coverage.

The players have arrived and are warming up.
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As Day 7 of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games begins, India will be looking to continue what has been a good run in the competition so far. Next up is Squash Mixed Doubles Pool match in which India is represented by a team of Joshna Chinappa and Harinder Pal Sandhu. They face Lisa Aitken and Kevin Moran. 

India continues to win medals in shooting on Day 7. India's Shreyasi Singh won a gold medal in the Women's Double Trap Finals & Ankur Mittal bagged a Bronze in the Men's Double Trap Finals. Om Mitharval also bagged a bronze medal in the Men's 50m Pistol Finals.

Day 6 did not bring too many medals for India. However, it did bring progression as many Indian athletes find themselves in potential medal positions.

India's Gagan Narang & Chain Singh qualified for the finals of the 50m Rifle Prone Men's Qualification. However, they couldn't win any medals in the Finals of the event. Annu Singh and Heena Sidhu followed suit and reached the Finals of Women's 25m Pistol, where Heena Sidhu claimed Gold. This was the only gold medal for India on the Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games 2018.

Meanwhile, the Indian Men's Hockey team confirmed their spot in the Semifinals beating Malaysia in their pool & reaching the top of the table with 7 points. Indian Women's Hockey Team also won beating the Women's Hockey team from South Africa 1-0.

India will be hoping Day 7 is just as successful as the previous game days