Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian Mixed Team in Badminton Semifinal

Updated: 27 July 2014 09:01 IST

Silver medallists at the 2010 Delhi Games, India were leading 2-0 after the first two matches, courtesy the winning start by mixed doubles combo of Kidambi Srikanth and Jwala Gutta and men's singles player Parupalli Kashyap.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian Mixed Team in Badminton Semifinal
File photo of Parupalli Kashyap

Glasgow:
File photo of Parupalli Kashyap
File photo of Parupalli Kashyap

PV Sindhu suffered a three-game loss against Michelle Li in the women's singles but the Indian badminton team still managed to advance to the semifinals of the mixed team championship after defeating Canada 3-1 at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. (CWG Day 3 Highlights | Medal Tally | Schedule)

Silver medallists at the 2010 Delhi Games, India were leading 2-0 after the first two matches, courtesy the winning start by mixed doubles combo of Kidambi Srikanth and Jwala Gutta and men's singles player Parupalli Kashyap. (CWG Day 3 Wrap)

However, Hong Kong-born Michelle then stunned Sindhu 15-21 22-20 21-17 in an hour-long women's singles match to reduce the margin.  (Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela wins gold)

But men's doubles pair of Pranaav Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar made sure there are no more hiccups as they notched up a 21-15 19-21 21-13 win over Adrian Liu and Derrick Ng in a 49-minute match. Earlier, Srikanth and Jwala put India 1-0 ahead with a 21-19 17-21 21-18 win over Toby Ng and Alex Bruce in the mixed doubles match.  (CWG: Bronze for Indian judoka Rajwinder Kaur)

Ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap then thrashed Andrew D'Souza 21-11 21-9 in a men's singles match that last 28 minutes to make it 2-0 in India's favour. (CWG: Lifter Omkar Otari wins Bronze | Apurvi Chandela, Ayonika Paul Claim Top Honours in shooting)



Topics : Commonwealth Games 2014 Badminton
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