Indian shuttlers thrash Ghana in mixed team event
Indian shuttlers started their Commonwealth Games campaign thrashing Ghana 5-0 in their opening Group B match of the mixed team event at the Emirates Arena here Thursday.
India dominated the proceedings right from the start as Parupalli Kashyap beat Daniel Sam 21-6, 21-16 in 27 minutes in the men's singles match.
World Championship bronze medallist P.V. Sindhu then doubled the lead with a 21-7, 21-5 win over Stella Amasah in women's singles.
The men's doubles pair of Akshay Dewalkar and Pranaav Chopra made it 3-0 beating Emmanuel Donkor and Abraham Ayittey 21-7, 21-11 in just 22 minutes.
The women's doubles defending champion pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa took barely 17 minutes to beat Evelyn Botwe and Diana Archer 21-4, 21-10.
In the last tie, singles players P.C. Thulasi and Kidambi Srikanth paired up to beat Sam and Amasah 21-5, 21-9 in the mixed doubles to seal Ghana's misery.
India will next face Uganda later in the day.
(Posted on 24-07-2014)
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