CWG 2018, Day 11: Saina Nehwal the feature as India complete third in awards count

Saina Nehwal won her second Commonwealth Games ladies’ singles gold as India complete third on the award table toward the finish of the last day at Gold Coast 2018.

Saina Nehwal was the main gold decoration victor for India on the last day of the Commonwealth Games 2018. She beat PV Sindhu 21-18, 23-21 of every a tiresome 56-minute match. Kidambi Srikanth at that point went down to veteran Malaysian Lee Chong Wei 21-19, 14-21, 14-21 to agree to silver in the badminton men’s singles last. Men’s copies combine Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty additionally won silver in India’s last occasion of the day and of this version of the Commonwealth Games.

Aside from the badminton occasions, squash players Joshna Chinappa and Deepika Pallikal Karthik won silver in the wake of losing to Joelle King and Amanda Landers-Murphy in the last. Manika Batra and Sathyan Gnanasekaran beat Achanta Sharath Kamal and Mouma Das to win bronze in Table Tennis blended pairs. Kamal, however, won bronze in the men’s singles occasion by beating England’s Samuel Walker.

This implies India complete third on the decorations table with 26 golds, 11 more than fourth-put Canada. Just in two cases have India accomplished more golds and that has been at Manchester 2002 and Delhi 2010. India’s aggregate decoration count of 66 is additionally third behind Delhi 2010 (101) and Manchester 2002 (69).

Day 11 began off with the ladies’ badminton last between PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal. Sindhu needed to sit out the group occasion that was held a week ago because of a lower leg damage and Saina looked in dismal frame at that point. She took control of the diversion ideal from the earliest starting point, influencing Sindhu to extend and constraining her degree to execute her crushes. When she picked up control, Saina wound up forceful herself and won the main diversion. Sindhu, however, overwhelmed a large portion of the second diversion and was, truth be told, the first to achieve 21 focuses while Saina was on 18. Be that as it may, Saina kept her cool and battled her approach to make it 21-21. She at that point took two more indicates win gold. It was a match that included two arouses that went past the 60-second check.

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In the men’s singles last, Kidambi Srikanth, who as of late moved to the world no.1 spot, ended up being no counterpart for Malaysian extraordinary Lee Chon Wei. Srikanth won the primary match however Chon Wei, who is generally touted to have shown up, commanded whatever remains of the match and left Srikanth without any answers. By the by, this is the first run through Srikanth is winning a decoration at a noteworthy competition.

Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa made due with the silver in ladies’ pairs squash in the wake of losing to New Zealand’s Joelle King and Amanda Landers-Murphy 9-11, 8-11 out of a throbbing 22-minute summit conflict at the Oxenford Studios. Joshna and Dipika, who lifted the gold in Glasgow, neglected to coordinate the force of their adversaries in Sunday’s summit conflict. After serenely taking the opening diversion, the New Zealanders kept on ruling in the second as the Indian match attempted to get back and in the end complete on the losing side.

Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran beat Achanta Sharath Kamal and Mouma Das to win bronze in the blended duplicates occasion. This is the fourth decoration for Batra in what has been a stellar fortnight in Gold Coast for her. Kamal went ahead to win bronze in the men’s singles occasion.

Updated: April 15, 2018 — 9:35 am

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