File photograph of Saurav Ghosal© AFP
Seasoned Indian squash participant Saurav Ghosal on Wednesday gained his first singles medal on the Commonwealth Video games as he beat England’s James Willstrop in straight video games to take dwelling the bronze medal. Ghosal, had gained a silver medal in combined doubles within the 2018 Commonwealth Video games in Gold Coast in Australia. It’s in actual fact India’s first ever singles squash medal at CWG.
Displaying wonderful type within the males’s singles bronze medal match, Ghosal humbled former world primary James Willstrop of England 11-6 11-1 11-4.
Ghosal, 35, took the primary sport fairly comfortably towards dwelling favorite Willstrop and prolonged his domination by successful the second sport by an even bigger margin to position himself inside placing distance of scripting historical past.
The third sport was additionally gained with out a lot problem.
It was a nice comeback by Ghosal after being outclassed by New Zealand’s Paul Coll within the males’s singles semifinals on Tuesday.
Ghosal has prior to now gained three singles bronze and one singles silver on the Asian Video games. He has additionally gained an Asian Video games workforce gold.
(With PTI inputs)
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