GLASGOW, July 29 (PTI): India�s leading squash players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal made a winning start in the doubles events at the Commonwealth Games here today.
Having failed to bag India�s first squash medal at the Commonwealth Games in the singles category, Ghosal and Pallikal teamed up for the mixed doubles. The fifth seeds dismissed Sri Lanka�s Ravindu Laksiri and Naduni Gunawardane 11-3, 11-4 in Pool 5 at the Scotstoun Sports Campus. The other team in their group is 12th seeds Samantha Cornett and Shawn Delierre from Canada.
In the men�s doubles, Ghosal combined with Harinder Pal Sandhu to beat 9-11, 11-3, 11-2 in Pool 7. Fifth seeded Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa begin their women�s doubles campaign against the Sri Lankan pair of Mihiliya Methsarani and Nadindhi Udangawe later today.