CWG 2022: Indian lawn bowls team through to men’s semi-finals


The Indian men’s lawn bowls reached the semi-finals of the men’s celebrate category at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games after beating Canada in the quarter-finals on Friday. India defeated 13-time medalists Canada by a margin of 14-10 after 15 runs.

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Sunil Bahadur, Navneet Singh, Chandan Singh and Dinesh Kumar represented India during the match. The Indian team initially trailed 5-1. But they did come up with a brilliant comeback in late 9 and led by 9-7.

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From that moment on, Team India didn’t have to worry about anything anymore, as they won the match after 15 matches with a four point lead.

They will meet England in the semi-final. Earlier, the Indian women’s team lost to England in the quarterfinals to their women’s pairs.

The India duo consisting of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia lost 14-18. India has one medal in this discipline.

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The Indian Lawn Bowls team made history by winning its first-ever medal in the sport and taking gold by beating South Africa in the final of the women’s four-person event on Tuesday.

The action was back and forth between India and their opponents, who are among the best teams in the sport with 44 medals. India was represented in this historic match by Rupa Rani Tirkey, Nayanmoni Saikia, Lovely Choubey and Pinki Singh.

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