2014 Commonwealth Games: Indians Bite Dust in Badminton Mixed Team Event Semis

India, after losing to England in the semifinals, will now attempt to win the bronze medal when they clash with Singapore, who lost 2-3 to Malaysia.

updated: July 28, 2014 10:06 IST
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Jwala Gutta
A file picture of Indian badminton star Jwala Gutta.


Glasgow: Star players Parupalli Kashyap and Jwala Gutta failed to create magic as India were blanked 0-3 by a dominant England in the mixed team semifinals of badminton competitions at the Commonwealth Games, here on Sunday. (Highlights)

Jwala and Akshay Dewalkar began India's campaign but could not put the country ahead, losing mixed doubles 16-21, 21-16, 11-21 to the British combination of Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock in 52 minutes.

India needed Kashyap, silver medallist at 2010 Games, to level the contest but he went down fighting 16-21 19-21 to Rajiv Ouseph in the singles in 47 minutes in the second match.

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