File photograph of Amit Panghal.© AFP
Sagar Ahlawat continued India’s medal rush in boxing, becoming a member of Amit Panghal and Jasmine within the semifinals with a dominating win over Seychelles’ Keddy Evans Agnes in males’s +92kg competitors on the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham on Thursday. The 22-year-old from Haryana notched up a 5-0 win over Agnes within the tremendous heavyweight quarterfinal to take India’s medal rely in boxing to 6 on the showpiece. arlier, Jasmine beat New Zealand’s Troy Garton by a 4-1 cut up verdict within the ladies’s light-weight (60kg) quarter-final, whereas Panghal too gained his flyweight (48-51 kg) quarter-final in opposition to Scotland’s Lennon Mulligan to guarantee two extra medals for India.
Within the males’s bout, it was an unanimous verdict in favour of the Indian southpaw, who had gained a silver medal over the past version in Gold Coast.
The bout wasn’t of nice high quality, however Panghal prevailed over his youthful Scottish opponent, tiring him out together with his strong defence. He gained factors with occasional ferocious counter-attack.
Within the first two rounds, the 26-year-old Indian employed a guard down strategy to ask Mulligan to go on the offensive however swayed away from his attain with some nimble footwork.
In between, he did land a few left jabs to rattle the 20-year-old Scot, and within the closing spherical, unleashed a barrage of ‘one-two’ mixture (a left-jab adopted by a proper cross).
Mulligan, the truth is, obtained a standing rely and by the top of spherical two the writing was on the wall, and Panghal was assured of a second CWG medal.
Nikhat Zareen (50kg), Nitu Ganghas (48kg) and Mohd Hussamudin (57kg) have additionally reached the semifinal stage to be assured of medals of their respective classes.
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