Silver medal for Indian squash pair

Apia (Samoa), Sep 10 (IANS) Velavan Senthilkumar and Harshit Jawanda won India a silver medal in squash mixed doubles at the Commonwealth Youth Games here on Thursday.

After defeating Scotland 12-10, 8-11, 11-5 in the semifinal earlier in the day, the Indian duo went down to top seed Malaysians Eain Yow Ng and Andrea Jia Qi Lee 11-6, 11-5 in the final.

The Indians played their part to potential, but the Malaysian duo had such good finishing and that made all the difference.

Having won a bronze through Velavan in the singles earlier, India finished the squash engagements with two medals.

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