Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Sandhu, the incredible squash duo of India, grabbed the gold medal in the mixed doubles event at the ongoing Asian Games 2023. The medal haul of India is unstoppable as every team has been showcasing their immense passion and winsome attributes in the Asian Games. Dipika and Harinder showcased their tremendous efforts and defeated their Malaysian opponents in the final match. The following duo scored victorious points of 11-10 and 11-10 and challenged their opponents, Aifa Binti Azman and Mohammad Syafiq Bin Mohd Kamal. The intense competition lasted for around 35 minutes. This winning moment brought great enthusiasm from the Indian audience at the event.
A Remarkable Comeback
The Indian Squash duo were initially playing impeccably, and they were on the verge of winning the game. However, by the second match, they somehow lost their focus, and their Malaysian rivals had braced up their performance at that moment. The opponent team have conquered seven consecutive scores with a 10-9 lead. But, by the end of the match, Dipika and Harinder uplifted their level and grabbed the opportunity to make the event in their favour.
A Match To Be Remembered
This victory in the Asian Games 2023 is darted to be very special for Dipika Pallikal as this mixed doubles event is considered to be her last appearance at the continental showpiece. She has showcased her triumph by grabbing two medals: one is the bronze medal in the women’s team event, and the gold in the mixed doubles. She is tagged to be the squash star by acquiring a great medal haul over four editions of the Asian Games. Her valuable collection involves one silver, one gold and four bronze medals. These glorious victories have made her a leading figure in squash events.
This achievement of the squash duo will contribute a significant place in Indian sports prowess. Moreover, it will boost the confidence of other players who want to shape their careers as squash stars.