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Commonwealth Games 2022 Badminton final result: Satwik Stawiksaitaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty win first doubles gold since Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Poannappa

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 08, 2022 17:57 IST

Stawiksaitaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty take on Ben Lane/Sean Vendy for gold

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17:57 (IST)8 AUG 2022

The Indian pair has brought India's hugely successful badminton campaign to a sweet conclusion as we take home the third gold medal โ€” in addition to the team silver and two other bronze medals. What a run it has been and we at Sportskeeda have thoroughly enjoyed bringing you every update from Birmingham over the fortnight. It has been an absolute pleasure and we will continue to cover sporting action from across the globe so make sure you follow us more from the sporting world. 

For now, it's goodbye from our end!

17:57 (IST)8 AUG 2022

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17:52 (IST)8 AUG 2022

They have done it! Chirag and Satwik will take home the gold after the 21-15, 21-13 win over Ben Lane and Sean Vendy. End the 12-year-long wait for a doubles gold since Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa rose atop the podium in New Delhi! 

17:49 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 21-13 Vendy/Lane

17:49 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 20-13 Vendy/Lane: We have arrived at match point India!

17:49 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 19-13 Vendy/Lane: Poor time to hit a service fault from Vendy. 

17:47 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 18-13 Vendy/Lane: Chirag is turning into the MVP here. What a beautifully-timed touch!

17:46 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 16-11 Vendy/Lane: Good awareness at the net from Chirag as Indian is only five points away!

17:45 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 13-11 Vendy/Lane: The first point after the mid-game interval for the Englishmen comes courtesy a good return.

17:43 (IST)8 AUG 2022

17:41 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 11-10 Vendy/Lane: The Indians rotating well, keep the pressure on.

17:39 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 7-9 Vendy/Lane: This is a good passage of play for the English duo as they continue to press on attack. Another down-the-line smash goes for a winner.

17:37 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 6-7 Vendy/Lane: Just brilliant from the English duo as defend for the lives, with Vendy eventually pouncing onto to one loose shot from the Indians.

17:35 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 6-5 Vendy/Lane: The English duo just about hanging in there with the Indians in the second game.

17:32 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 5-3 Vendy/Lane: Fast and flat seems to be the way forward for the Indians as they win another quick exchange.

17:30 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 3-2 Vendy/Lane: The Englishmen with a quick channel attack down the middle and get the point.

17:29 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Game 2 underway

17:28 (IST)8 AUG 2022

17:27 (IST)8 AUG 2022

The Indian duo have taken the opening game. They combined really well and were on the attack for most part, especially after the mid-game interval and the same reflects in the scoreline.

Can Satwik and Chirag keep this up and come away with the medal? Stay tuned as we head into the second game. 

17:26 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 21-15 Vendy/Lane

17:26 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 20-15 Vendy/Lane: And just like that, we have arrived at a game point for India.

17:24 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 17-13 Vendy/Lane: The Indian duo combining well, open a four-point cushion.

17:23 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 15-13 Vendy/Lane:  A great return from Chirag, but an alert Lane takes it away with a timely push.

17:21 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 13-11 Vendy/Lane: It takes a big smash from Lane to bring the five-point run for the Indians to an end.

17:18 (IST)8 AUG 2022

17:18 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 11-10 Vendy/Lane: Good push from Chirag at the top of the net as the Indians move into a one-point lead at the mid-game interval.

17:16 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 8-10 Vendy/Lane: Chirah puts a short lift into the net as the English lead by two points for the first time.

17:14 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 8-8 Vendy/Lane: Service fault called on Satwik and we are all level here in the first game.

17:13 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 7-6 Vendy/Lane: An attempted flick serve from the Englishman, but Chirag is all over it.

17:11 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 5-5 Vendy/Lane: The Indians on the backfoot in that point, the opponents take the point with a kill at the net. 

17:08 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Rankireddy/Shetty 3-2 Lane/Vendy: A tight start as expected, the Indians ahead by a solitary point.

17:07 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Game 1 underway

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Players are on court, LIVE action is moments away!

17:07 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Fixture details:

Stawiksaitaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty (World no. 7) vs Ben Lane/Sean Vendy (World no 19)

17:03 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Only one Indian pair โ€” comprising start shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa has ever brought back the gold medal for India. The duo accomplished the feat in front of an electric home crowd at the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games.

Can Satwik and Chirag follow in Jwala and Ashiwni's footsteps? We shall find out soon!

17:00 (IST)8 AUG 2022

16:59 (IST)8 AUG 2022

Welcome back to Sportskeeda's continued LIVE coverage of the final day of 2022 Commonwealth Games. PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen have given the Indian badminton plenty to cheer for already today by winning gold medals in the singles competition.

Looking to replicate the feat in men's doubles โ€” and ensure a  top position on the podium โ€” the men's doubles pair of Stawiksaitaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty take on Ben Lane and Sean Vendy of England next. With action slated to get underway at the National Exhibition Centre soon, it is time we cheer for the Indian athletes in Birmingham for one last time. Stay tuned as we bring you LIVE updates soon!
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