Sharat Kamal won gold in men’s singles table tennis

CWG 2022: Sharath Kamal wins gold- Indian paddler Sharath Kamal won the gold medal in the men’s singles final at the Commonwealth…

CWG 2022: Sharat Kamal wins gold- Indian paddler Sarath Kamal won the gold medal in the men’s singles final at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Monday. Follow CWG 2022 live updates on InsideSport.IN

Kamal beat England’s Liam Pitchford 11-13, 11-7, 11-2, 11-6, 11-8 to win 4-1. Kamal defeated England’s Liam Pitchford 11-13, 11-7, 11-2, 11-6, 11-8.

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CWG 2022: Sharath Kamal wins gold in men’s singles table tennis

The first game of the match saw the England paddlers put up a tough fight with the Indians and they won the game 13-11.

Kamal hit an ace in the second game defeating the opponent by 11-7. The third game was even better as Kamal defeated his opponent 11-2.

Pitchford tried to fight back in the fourth game but the Indian paddler did not allow a slip-up and won the game 11-6. Kamal kept the momentum going and won the fourth game 11-8.

Earlier, Sathyan Gnanasekaran won his first singles medal at the CWG. The Indian defeated England’s Paul Drinkhall 4-3 in the bronze play-off.

CWG 2022: Sharath Kamal wins gold in men’s singles table tennis

Gnanasekaran won 11-9, 11-3, 11-5, 8-11, 9-11, 10-12, 11-9.

His match against Drinkhall was a tale of two halves. The 29-year-old got off to a great start, winning the first three games.

However, Paul turned things around by claiming three games in a row. But it was the Indian paddler who took the match.

With the win, Sathian became India’s 58th medalist and 23rd bronze medallist, at the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Earlier, the Indian mixed doubles pair of Achant Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula won the gold medal in the table tennis mixed doubles final.

The Indian table tennis pair of Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula won 3-1 against the Malaysian pair of Javen Chung and Karen Lain 11-4, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6.

CWG 2022: Sharath Kamal wins gold in men’s singles table tennis

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