A few days ago the women’s team wrote history, India has been assured another medal in Lawn Bowls. The men’s checkpoint team made it to the final of the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Friday and clinched a silver medal. after the quartet Lovely Choubey (Lead), Pinky (Second), Nayanmoni Saikia (Third) and Roopa Rani Tirkey (Slip) beat South Africa 17-10 in the women’s fours final to give India a historic gold on Tuesday, it was the men’s team’s turn. To follow their female counterparts. The men’s quartet of Sunil Bahadur (lead), Navneet Singh (second), Chandan Kumar Singh (third) and Dinesh Kumar (skip) beat hosts England by a nearly 13-12 margin to give India at least a silver medal in the semi-finals. ,
Earlier in the day, the women’s pair of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikai had crashed out of the games after losing in the quarterfinals.
Team __ defeated Team _______ in the semi-final (13-12) _
_ (L to R) Sunil Bahadur, Navneet Singh, Chandan Kumar & Dinesh Kumar
Indian pair lost 18-1 to England’s Sophie Tolchard and Amy Pharoah
Choubey and Saikai held the lead on two occasions, 5-2 after the first four rounds and 8-6 after the end nine.
However, they lost an early lead and allowed English pair Tolchard (lead) and Pharoah (skip) to make a strong comeback.
After the 10th round, England went ahead and extended their lead and eventually emerged victorious.
with PTI input