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2018 Commonwealth Games: India women beat Pakistan in squash

Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa come from behind to beat Pakistan’s Zafar Faiza and Zafar Madina in a Pool C match at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

other sports Updated: Apr 10, 2018 09:41 IST
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Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa beat Pakistan pair of Zafar Faiza and Zafar Madina 10-11, 11-0, 11-1.(Getty Images)

India’s Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa came from behind to beat Pakistan’s Zafar Faiza and Zafar Madina 2-1 in squash women’s doubles Pool C match at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Tuesday.

After going down closely 10-11 in the opening game that lasted for nine minutes, the Indian duo bounced back strongly to thrash the Pakistani pair 11-0 in just four minutes.

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Dipika and Joshna then sealed their victory after another 11-1 win in the third game, that lasted for mere five minutes at the Oxenford Studios here.

The Indians will next take on Wales’ duo of Tesni Evans and Deon Saffery on Wednesday.

First Published: Apr 10, 2018 09:14 IST