Commonwealth Games 2018: Table Tennis Men's Doubles Round of 16, Harmeet Desai, Sanil Kumar Shetty carry India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 12, 2018 14:28 IST

The action is underway!


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What was billed as a high octane contest turned out to be a rather one-sided affair as India won the match without dropping a single game. With the win, the Indian pair of DESAI Harmeet/SHETTY Sanil Shankar has now progressed to the quarterfinals.

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Final stats of the match

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Final scores of the match

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Looks like a tightly contested battle with the scoreline reading 8-9

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India edging in closer to winning the match as they reduce the lead to 1.
Score: 6-5, India trails.

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Game 3 score till now

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Game 3 begins as England go all guns blazing and establish a 4-0 lead.
Can the Indian pair turn this game around as well?

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Here is the detailed match statistics after two games

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And India has made it 2-0.
Wins the second game 12-10!

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England takes two points on the trot to make the scores 10-9!

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India edges closer to winning the second game. 
Score: 10-7!

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It's turning out to be an intriguing contest as the Indian pair comes back from behind to lead 8-7!

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Here are the brief scores till now
Game 2 score till now

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Game 2 begins

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And India has won Game 1, 11-4!

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The Indian pair races to game point after registering three quickfire points.
Score: 10-4!

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India has again got their 4 point lead back.
Score: 7-3

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The English duo has opened their account and they take two points on the trot.

Score: 4-2

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India establishes a healthy lead right at the start.
Score: 4-0

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And we are underway as the Indian pair takes the first point

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This match to start in just a few minutes

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Next up is the Men's Doubles match between Harmeet Desai/Sanil Kumar Shetty (IND) vs Paul Mccreery/Ashley Robinson (NRI) 

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The Indian team of Sathiyan Gnanasekaran & Achanta Sharath Kamal continues the good run of Table Tennis India has has thus far. A comprehensive victory of 3-0 against the Sri Lankan pair of Imesh Ranasingha & Buwaneka Jayasingha will ensure that they enter the Quarterfinals full of confidence.

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Final stats of the match

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Final scores of the match

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India winning the 3rd game as well.

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SCORE: IND 6 - 2 SRI in Game 3

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Sathiyan Gnanasekaran & Achanta Sharath Kamal taking the lead in the 3rd game 4-2

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Sathiyan Gnanasekaran & Achanta Sharath Kamal winning the 2nd game as well with a score of 11-4

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Brief scores

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The action has begun

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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of  Table Tennis Men's Doubles Round-of-16 matches!

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Heading into Day 8, India will be looking to continue a good medal run in the competition so far.

Next up is Men's Doubles Round-of-16 matches. Sathiyan Gnanasekaran & Achanta Sharath take on Jayasingha & Ranasingha of Sri-Lanka. Meanwhile, Sanil Shetty and Harmeet Desai take on Northern Ireland's team of Paul McReery and Ashley Robinson.
Day 8 has been good so far for India with Rahul Aware bringing home a Gold medal in Wrestling in the Men's Freestyle 57 kg category. Babita Kumari losing out to Diana Weicker in the Gold medal match in Wrestling Women's Freestyle 53 kg category and having to settle for a Silver medal. In Shooting, Tejaswini Sawant won a Silver medal for India in the Women's 50m Rifle Prone Finals.
India will be hoping Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games 2018 is just as successful as the previous days.
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