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Manika Batra starts CWG 2022 campaign with a bang, beats SA's Mushfiquh Kalam

Updated on: 29 July,2022 04:00 PM IST  |  Birmingham
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Indian table tennis player Manika Batra started her Commonwealth Games campaign with a bang after claiming a victory against South Africa's Mushfiquh Kalam in her country's group match against SA.

Manika Batra starts CWG 2022 campaign with a bang, beats SA's Mushfiquh Kalam

India's Manika Batra competes against South Africa's Musfiquh Kalam during the women's team table tennis competition Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.Source/PTI


Indian table tennis player Manika Batra started her Commonwealth Games campaign with a bang after claiming a victory against South Africa's Mushfiquh Kalam in her country's group match against SA.


She came into the match when India was in lead by 1-0.

Batra dominated her opponent Kalam and won the game 11-5, 11-3, 11-2.

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Earlier, the Indian team of Sreeja Akula and Reet Tennison won their tie against South Africa's Laila Edwards and Danisha Jayavant Patel 11-7, 11-7, 11-5. This gave India a 1-0 lead over the Proteas.

The Qualifying Round 2 in Table Tennis will take place from 8:30 PM onwards.

Commonwealth Games started in Birmingham on July 28 and will go on till August 8.

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