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India’s Dipika-Harinder will compete for mixed doubles gold at the Asian Games, while Anahat-Abhay will get bronze

<p>The Indian team of Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu battled back to defeat their Hong Kong opponents 2-1 on Wednesday at the Asian Games in Hangzhou to get to the mixed double squash final.</p>
<p>After dropping the first game, Dipika-Harinder came back to win 7-11, 11-7, and 11-9.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-218070″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/theindiaprint.com-scary-images-from-the-sikkim-flash-floods-23-army-jawans-missing-numerous-vehicles.jpg” alt=”theindiaprint.com scary images from the sikkim flash floods 23 army jawans missing numerous vehicles” width=”1332″ height=”746″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/theindiaprint.com-scary-images-from-the-sikkim-flash-floods-23-army-jawans-missing-numerous-vehicles.jpg 300w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/theindiaprint.com-scary-images-from-the-sikkim-flash-floods-23-army-jawans-missing-numerous-vehicles-150×84.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 1332px) 100vw, 1332px” title=”India's Dipika-Harinder will compete for mixed doubles gold at the Asian Games, while Anahat-Abhay will get bronze 3″></p>
<p>However, Aifa Binti Azman and Mohammad Syafiq Bin Mohd Kamal of Malaysia defeated the other Indian mixed doubles team, Anahat Singh and Abhay Singh, in the semifinal match.</p>
<p>The team, who won the bronze medal, led after winning the opening game before falling behind 11-8, 2-11, and 9-11.</p>
<p>After 38 minutes of furious squash, the seasoned Dipika and Harinder defeated Lee Ka Yi and Wong Chi Him of Hong Kong after losing the first game of their semifinal. However, they mounted an incredible comeback to win the following two games.</p>
<p>The Indians won the second game in only nine minutes because to Harinder and Dipika’s great court coverage, while the third game lasted 15 minutes because the Hong Kong team tried to drag out the championship match.</p>
<p>The ball striking Harinder in the face after a stroke from Lee gave the Indian team pause even as they made it to the championship game.</p>

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