Commonwealth Games 2022: India’s Saurav Ghosal storms into squash semi-final after defeating Greg Lobban

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Saurav Ghosal has managed to succeed in the semi-final of the Commonwealth Video games for the primary time since Glasgow 2014. Ghosal dropped only one set within the quarter-final.

Saurav Ghosal hits a shot. (Courtesy: SAI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Saurav Ghosal certified for quarters after a scratchy efficiency
  • Ghosal held his nerve to publish a dominating efficiency on Monday.
  • India’s Joshna Chinappa bowed out of CWG within the quarter-final

India’s ace squash participant Saurav Ghosal was cool as a cucumber within the males’s quarterfinals defeating Scotland’s Greg Lobban on Monday, 1 August. Saurav Ghosal, who’s ranked quantity 15 within the males’s division maintained his calm regardless of a irritating evening out towards an opponent, who stored attempting to realize benefit utilizing his physique. Many a occasions,

Ghosal was left pissed off after Lobban tried to realize benefit, citing obstruction. Nonetheless, the veteran squash participant used his expertise to tire out the Scott, who appeared to get flustered on the later phases.

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Ghosal began out the primary set in a dominating method, profitable it by 11-5. Nonetheless, a irritating 8-11 misplaced within the second stage despatched issues again to sq. as soon as once more.

The third set was the place Ghosal really introduced on his A recreation, turning and twisting within the squash courtroom, preserving his opponent guessing. With the Scottish opponent getting riled up and dropping the sense of issues, Ghosal as soon as once more performed a close to good recreation, clinching the fourth set 11-3.

On the finish of the match, the rating stood 3-1 in favour of Ghosal. This would be the veteran’s first ever semi-final since Glasgow 2014.

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