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CWG: Sharath-Mouma advance, Harmeet-Pooja ousted in TT mixed doubles

IANS  |  Gold Coast (Australia) 

India's veteran duo fo Achanta and advanced to the round of 16 in mixed doubles competition of the 21st here on Wednesday.

But it was curtains for the other mixed doubles pair of and Pooja Sahasrabudhe, who lost their round of 32 tie 1-3 (6-11, 6-11, 11-3, 9-11) to Malaysia's Javen and

Sharath and Mouma, however proceeded to the round of 16 after beating the Sri Lankan duo of and 3-1 (11-6, 4-11, 11-9, 11-5) at the Oxenford Studios here.

After comfortably pocketing the first game, the Indians struggled to continue their dominance in the second as the Sri Lankans managed to square the scoreline 1-1.

In the third game, Sharath and Mouma used all their experience to bounce back and comprehensibly beat the Sri Lankans and did not allow them to get back even in the fouth game, to seal the contest in India's favour.

Sharath and Mouma will on Thursday face England duo of and for a place in the quarter-finals.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 10:16 IST
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