2014 Commonwealth Games: India Lose to England in Men's Table Tennis Team Semifinals

India will now take on Nigeria, who lost 1-3 to Singapore, in the bronze medal match on Monday.

updated: July 28, 2014 10:06 IST
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In this file pic, India's Sanil Shetty and Amalraj Arputharaj are in action against Vanuatu's Yoshua Shing and Alan Lin during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.


Glasgow: India's top singles player Achanta Sharath Kamal and Harmeet Desai were tamed by an energetic Liam Pitchford as India lost the men's team table tennis semifinal 1-3 to England, here on Sunday. (Highlights)

Kamal, ranked five places above Pitchford at number 50, lost the opening singles match 4-11, 11-8, 11-9, 5-11, 6-11 to leave India trailing in the best-of-five game semifinal.

Paul Drinkhall made it 2-0 for England when he trounced Anthony Arputharaj 11-5 11-8 11-9 in the second singles.

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