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India veteran Saurav Ghosal wins his first particular person medal in Commonwealth Games, brings residence bronze in Squash

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India’s Saurav Ghosal marched to victory within the males’s singles bronze medal match, successful his first ever particular person within the Commonwealth Games.

File picture of Saurav Ghosal. (Courtesy: SAI)

HIGHLIGHTSGhosal gained his match 3-0 towards James WillstropSaurav Ghosal gained his first ever particular person medal within the CWG GamesSaurav might be combating for one more medal within the blended occasion

India’s Saurav Ghosal marched to a cushty victory within the males’s singles Squash bronze medal match after thrashing residence crowd favorite James Willstrop on Wednesday, 3 August. Ghosal blanked his opponent 11-6, 11-1, 11-4 to win his first ever singles medal. The 35-year-old veteran participant from India, who’s ranked 15 on this planet, confirmed calm, composure and sophistication to take an early lead within the sport. This was additionally India’s first ever singles medal in Squash.

This was Ghosal’s first ever particular person medal within the Commonwealth Games.

Ghosal began off the sport with a cushty 11-6 win within the first sport of the match, studying his opponent properly all through the sport. Willstrop, who’s ranked 25 on this planet in the intervening time, didn’t look snug towards the agility and the health of the Indian. The second sport was a lot worse for the England nationwide, shedding 1-11 towards Ghosal because the Indian regarded to wrap issues off as shortly as he might.

Willstrop dedicated errors all through the match that lowered his possibilities of comeback. Ghosal had a poker face all through the sport and didn’t present even the smallest of feelings as he romped to victory. One can solely assume that it was due to his loss towards New Zealand’s Paul Coll earlier within the final sport.

Ghosal was bested by Coll 11-9, 11-4, 11-1 within the semi-final sport because the Kiwi, second ranked participant on this planet, marched to victory in an amazing method, successful all of the half probabilities within the sport.

Ghosal regarded distraught after the victory and probably might need vowed to make the bronze medal match his cleanest sport within the event.

Earlier within the day, Joshna Chinappa and Harinder Sandhu progressed within the blended doubles occasion within the CWG Games.

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