Saurav Ghosal, Anaka Alankamony lose in squash at Commonwealth games

Glasgow, July 28 : Indian squash players Saurav Ghosal and Anaka Alankamony bit the dust Monday bringing to an end their individual campaigns in squash singles at the Commonwealth Games here.

While Ghosal lost his men’s singles bronze medal match 1-3 to England’s Peter Barker, Anaka went down in the women’s singles plate final with an exact scoreline of 1-3 to Deon Saffery of Wales. After losing the first game 5-11, Ghosal came back well to win the next 11-6 and level the match. But Parker was the better on the day to win the next two games 11-5, 11-6 and take home the metal.

Later, Anaka started on a winning note, clinching the first game 11-5 but went on to lose the next three 3-11, 8-11 and 1-11.