Commonwealth Games 2022
The Indian males’s fours staff gained the silver medal in garden bowls on the Commonwealth Games 2022 after dropping to Northern Ireland within the gold medal match, right here on Saturday.
The males’s fours staff of Sunil Bahadur, Navneet Singh, Chandan Kumar Singh and Dinesh Kumar misplaced 5-18 to England within the closing at Victoria Park at Royal Leamington Spa.
This was India’s second medal in garden bowls after the ladies’s fours staff gained a historic gold medal earlier at Birmingham 2022. For Northern Ireland, it was a fifth Commonwealth Games gold medal in garden bowls and a second one within the males’s fours after 1998.
CWG 2022: Indian males’s garden bowls fours staff settles for silverIANS
In the ultimate, Northern Ireland started in nice trend, racing to a 7-0 lead by the fourth finish. The Indian garden bowls staff gained its first level of the ultimate solely on the fifth finish. India made it 7-2 by the sixth finish however Northern Ireland quickly regained their maintain on the tie, making it 10-2 on the seventh finish which quickly ballooned to 13-5 by the eleventh finish.
The Northern Irish staff was extra correct with their bowls, selecting one of the best strains to get it near the jack and guaranteeing that there was no just about no well past for the Indian bowls, transferring to a 17-5 lead after the thirteenth finish, an olympics.com report stated.
On the 14th finish, the Indian staff had three bowls nearer to the jack earlier than the final roll however Northern Ireland managed to squeeze one in to go up 18-5 and win the gold medal as India might at most make up eight factors within the fifteenth and closing finish, which might not have been sufficient to upstage their opponents.