CWG 2022: Indian Women’s Table Tennis Team Beats Guyana In Group 2 Match
Birmingham: Indian women’s table tennis team defeated Guyana in their Group 2 match of the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.
With this, the Indian team registered their third straight win.
The Indian pair of Sreeja Akula and Reeth Tennison started off the match with a tie against the duo of Natalie Cummings and Chelsea Edghill.
Akula-Tennison won the first game by 11-5. However, the Guyanese fared better in the next two games but they went down to India by 11-7 each in these games. With this, India sealed the first tie and attained a 1-0 lead in the match.
In the next tie, star player Manika Batra took on Thuraia Thomas and demolished her opponent, winning the tie by 11-1, 11-3, 11-3.
In the third tie, Reeth Tennison took on Chelsea Edghill. She took the first game by 11-7. The next game was competitive, but the Indian emerged victorious by 14-12. Tennison did not start the next game on a good note, trailing 2-3. But she fought back from there and won the match by 13-11 to seal the tie.
Now, India is at the top of Group 2 and have won all their matches.