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Commonwealth Games squash: India defy the odds

Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa of India celebrate with their Gold medals. Picture: Getty

Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa of India celebrate with their Gold medals. Picture: Getty

  • by ANDREW SMITH
 

MERELY by reaching the semi-finals of the women’s doubles in squash, India’s Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa were said to have exceeded all expectation. On Saturday, they knocked that achievement into a cocked hat when they took gold to claim for their country’s first squash medal of any colour at the Commonwealth Games.

 

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