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CWG 2022: Mridul Borgohain loses round 4 in grass match, ineligible for quarterfinals


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Indian Lawn Bowls athlete Mridul Borgohain lost his fourth-round D-section match to Ross Davis of Jersey at the 2022 Commonwealth Games underway on Thursday. Borgohain lost to Davis with a score of 13-21 after 18 matches. With this loss, he was unable to reach the quarterfinals. He finished fourth in Section D, with two wins and two losses. He opened his campaign with a defeat to New Zealand’s Shannon McIlroy. He then had two wins over Chris Locke of the Falkland Islands and Iain Donald Smith McLean of Scotland. After these two wins, he lost to Davis.

Notably, India’s men’s Fours team consisting of Sunil Bahadur, Navneet Singh, Chandan Singh, Dinesh Kumar passed the quarterfinals. They finished second in Section C after two wins against Fiji and the Cook Islands and a loss to England.

In addition, India’s women’s doubles team including Nayanmoni Saikia and Lovely Choubey were also present in the quarterfinals. They finished second in Part B after losing to New Zealand, winning against Niue and drawing with South Africa.

Notably, India won a gold medal in the sport, which was also their first medal at the Lawn Bowls.

The Indian Bowls made history by winning their first medal in the sport, winning the gold by beating South Africa in the women’s quarterfinal final at the Commonwealth Games. General 2022 is taking place in Birmingham on Tuesday.

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The action goes back and forth between India and their opponents, who are among the best in the sport with 44 medals.

India’s representatives are Rupa Rani Tirkey, Nayanmoni Saikia, Lovely Choubey and Pinki Singh in this historic match. India won the match with a score of 17-10.

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