CWG 2018: Defending champions Dipika Pallikal-Joshna Chinappa agree to ladies’ duplicates silver

Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa, who had won a memorable gold in Glasgow, missed the mark against Joelle King and Amanda-Landers Murphy losing 9-11, 8-11.

India finished their Commonwealth Games battle in squash with two silver decorations after Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa went down battling in the ladies’ copies last on Sunday.

Pallikal and Chinappa, who had won a notable gold in Glasgow Games four years prior, missed the mark against the New Zealand join of Joelle King and Amanda-Landers Murphy losing 9-11, 8-11 in the title conflict.

“It’s incredible that we could be in the finals, we had an awesome opportunity to win. The New Zealanders played extremely well, we had a couple of terrible calls. It’s baffling, yet it happens, that is wear,” Chinappa said.

“Regardless we figured out how to get a silver four years after the fact (2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold medallists).”

The Indians were noticeably annoyed with a portion of the calls taken by the arbitrators.

Pallikal had additionally scrutinized the nature of refereeing in the blended pairs last yesterday when she and Saurav Ghosal lost to Australia’s Donna Urquhart and Cameron Pilley to agree to silver.

“There were some stunning calls of course, those calls changed the match. They should be taken a gander at. In the event that they don’t, at that point the amusement doesn’t develop,” Pallikal said.

“It’s tragic to see, the players and diversion are developing, however the authorities they’re not developing by any stretch of the imagination. It’s unforgiving for us players.”

Passing by the quantity of decorations, it was India’s best ever execution at the Games as far back as the game was presented route in 1998.

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The gold won by Pallikal and Chinappa in 2014 was India’s first historically speaking squash award at the Games.

India did not win an award crosswise over four versions from 1998 to 2010.

Updated: April 15, 2018 — 9:25 am

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