CWG 2022: No words to describe this feeling, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran after team gold in table tennis

CWG 2022: No words to describe this feeling, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran after team gold in table tennis- Star Indian paddlers Sathiyan Gnanasekaran said…

CWG 2022: No words to describe this feeling, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran after team gold in table tennis
CWG 2022: No words to describe this feeling, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran after team gold in table tennis

CWG 2022: No words to describe this feeling, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran after team gold in table tennis- Star Indian paddlers Sathiyan Gnanasekaran said that defending their 2018 Commonwealth Games title gave a “more special feeling” as the team clinched the gold medal in the men’s table tennis final at the Birmingham 2022 on Tuesday. Follow CWG 2022 Live updates on InsideSport.IN

Indian men’s table tennis team defeated Singapore 3-1 in the final. “No words to describe this feeling. Defending the title is an even more special feeling. One moment I would want to relive every time is the national anthem being played on foreign soil,” Sathiyan Gnanasekaran told ANI.

CWG 2022 Table Tennis FINAL: Defending Champions India wins Gold medal, defeats Singapore 3-1 in Men’s Team event final

CWG 2022: No words to describe this feeling, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran after team gold in table tennis

Gold medal-winning team player Sanil Shetty said that after the victory that they will focus on individual events and added that it was a great start for the team.

“It feels amazing because we’ve retained our title from the last CWG. It feels great. I am very happy with my team, we have a great bonding & we had a great final this time. We’ll now focus on individual events, it’s a great start for the team,” said Sanil Shetty.

Talking about the event, in the first match at the NEC Table Tennis Show Court 1, Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran went up against Yong Izaac Quek and Yew En Koen Pang. The Indian pair were firing on all cylinders and looked more comfortable in the second game as they took the early lead and closed out the game 11-7.

The Indian pair defeated their Singapore rivals 13-11, 11-7, 11-5 in the third game to give India an early lead with overall match score of 1-0. India are the defending champions in the men’s team table tennis final.

In the second match of the final, Sharath Kamal Achanta took on Zhe Yu Clarence Chew. The first game was tough for the Indian ace as he went down 7-11 against his Singapore rival.

CWG 2022: No words to describe this feeling, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran after team gold in table tennis

Sharath Kamal made a strong comeback and won the second game 14-12. Singapore’s Chew won the third game 11-3 to take a 2-1 lead in the match. He also won the fourth game 11-9 and the second match went in favour of Singapore 11-7, 12-14, 11-3, 11-9 to level the tie 1-1.

In the third match, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran locked horns with Yew En Koen Pang. The Indian player made a remarkable comeback and won it 12-10.

In the second game of the third match, Pang beat Sathiyan 11-7 but the Indian player kept on the pressure and won the third game 11-7 and eventually the match.

The scoreline 12-10, 7-11, 11-7, 11-4 reflected an amazing comeback by the Indian player.

The third match saw Harmeet Desai beat Zhe Yu Clarence Chew, who had defeated Sharath Kamal Achanta earlier.
Harmeet started strongly and took the first game 11-8. He kept up the momentum and won in straight sets 11-8, 11-5, 11-6.

CWG 2022: No words to describe this feeling, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran after team gold in table tennis

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