Asian Games: Dipika-Harinder win gold in squash mixed doubles; India's gold tally touches 20
Earlier, Dipika and Harinder advanced to the finals of the mixed doubles competition on Wednesday. Read further on Dynamite News:
Hangzhou: India bagged another gold medal in squash as the pair of Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu won the final of the mixed doubles on Thursday.
Dipika-Harinder defeated Malaysian pair Aifa Binti Azman/Mohammad Syafiq Bin Mohd Kamal in a close encounter. They won the match in 35 minutes in straight games 11-10, 11-10.
Malaysia had the upper hand in the first game, however, India made a comeback and won by just one point 11-10.
In the second game, India had a 9-3 lead but later allowed Malaysia to tie. However, Sandhu gained two important points to guarantee that they would secure the 20th gold medal.
Earlier, Dipika and Harinder advanced to the finals of the mixed doubles competition on Wednesday.
In their mixed doubles semifinal, they beat the Hong Kong duo of Lee Ka Yi and Wong Chi Him by 2-1. (with ANI inputs)