Gold Coast (Australia), April 13 (IANS) India’s Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal stormed into the final of the mixed doubles squash competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Friday.
The Indian pair defeated New Zealand’s Joelle King and Paul Coll 2-1 (9-11, 11-8, 11-10) in a fantastic come-from-behind win in a match that lasted for 50 minutes.
After losing the opening game narrowly in 15 minutes, the Indian pair bounced back well in the second that lasted for 13 minutes.
There was a neck to neck contest in the decider which saw both sides fighting for each point but eventually Dipika and Saurav kept their nerves to clinch the game and the match in 21 minutes.
The Indians will take on the winner between Australia and England in the final on Saturday.