Though India team cricketer Dinesh Karthik reacted on Saturday to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tweet about his wife Dipika Pallikal, who won a bronze medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Dipika, along with her mixed doubles partner, Saurav Ghosal, won the bronze medal and secured India’s second medal in squash.
After Dipika and Sourav’s victory, messages of congratulations kept coming in, and one of them was from Prime Minister Modi, who praised the Indian squash pair for their performance. Prime Minister Modi wrote on Twitter:
After that, by appreciating the PM’s praise for his wife, Dinesh Karthik retweeted PM Modi’s original tweet and delightedly admired his wife with an astonishing gesture. Meanwhile, after winning the bronze medal, Deepika herself took to Instagram to post a heart-warming note about her journey over the past three years.
In the bronze medal match, the Indian duo of star squash players Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal won a bronze medal in squash mixed doubles at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. The Indian pair defeated Australians Loban Donna and Cameron P 11-8, 11-4 in the bronze medal playoff match.
Additionally, about Dipika Pallikal’s success, her husband and India team cricketer Dinesh Karthik also tweeted and congratulated her. Sharing the photo of the duo, he wrote: Here it is! The effort and dedication…”.
At the same time, there are also many types of reactions taking place to this tweet of yours. People also congratulate him on the success of his wife. Dinesh Karthik was part of the Indian team that defeated the West Indies in the fifth T20 International on Sunday to win the five-match series 5-1 while his wife was playing in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
Therefore, the special thing about the Dipika and Saurav medal game is that the final of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games was played between these two pairs, and then the Indian pair won the silver medal. However, in Sunday’s bronze medal playoff, Dipika and Ghoshal gave the Australian pair no chance and easily won the match. This is the second medal for Ghoshal in these Games.
After their winning performance, President Draupadi congratulated the couple of Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghoshal for winning the bronze medal, saying that such a victory will increase the popularity of sports in our country. Their ‘podium’ (top three) is an inspiration to squash lovers in India,” the president tweeted. “Congratulations to Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal for winning bronze medals in mixed squash doubles”. As well, India got four places in the countries list that won more medals this year at CWG: 2022. We hope this article was helpful. If you have any queries, just share them with us through a comment below, respectively.
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