File picture of Sharath Kamal.© AFP
Defending champions India stormed into the semi-finals of the boys’s desk tennis crew occasion on the Commonwealth Video games after thrashing Bangladesh 3-0 within the third last-eight tie in Birmingham on Sunday. The lads’s crew, led by Achanta Sharath Kamal, had outclassed Barbados, Singapore and Northern Eire by an identical 3-0 margin within the group stage to make the quarter-finals.
First to show up within the quarter-finals, doubles pair of Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnansekaran defeated Ramhimilian Bawm and Mohutasin Ahmed Ridoy of Bangladesh in three straight video games 11-8 11-6 11-2 handy India a 1-0 lead.
Veteran Sharath Kamal then trounced Md Rifat Sibbar within the males’s singles 11-4 11-7 11-2 to increase India’s lead.
Within the different singles match, Gnansekaran dominated the proceedings from begin to end to notch up a straightforward 11-2 11-3 11-5 win and seal the tie.
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