Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal win first gold in squash

Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa win gold in doubles – giving India its first gold in Squash

The brilliant duo of Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa outplayed Jenny Duncalf and Laura Massaro of England in womens doubles final on Saturday. The fifth-seeded Indian pair thus gave India its first squash gold medal in Commonwealth Games with a 11-6, 11-8 win in the best-of-three game final.

The duo seemed to have mastered the doubles game, even though the win looked a little difficult in Game 2, but their perfect rhythm with each other made it an easy win in the finals.

Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal win first gold in squash

Although England could maintain its medal tally with a Bronze win by the duo Alison Waters and Emma Beddos after they thrashed Kasey Brown and Rachel Grinham of Australia.

India remains at the fifth position with their gold count improving to 14 and the overall tally to 55 (25 silver and 16 bronze).

For complete medal tally check here.

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