India’s women’s team was successful in winning the gold medal in lawn ball and now the men’s team has also been successful in winning the medal.
Indian team won the historic silver medal. (SAI)
The Indian men’s team had to face defeat in the final of lawn ball. Northern Ireland beat India 18-5 in the final of the men’s force. With this has come his share of silver medal. This is the first medal of the men’s team in these Commonwealth Games. Earlier the Indian men’s team had never won a medal in this sport at the Commonwealth Games.
India’s quartet of Sunil Bahadur, Navneet Singh, Chandra Kumar Singh and Dinesh Kumar tried their best to win the gold medal but their efforts failed and India had to be content with the silver medal.
Historic moment for Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland won the last gold medal in lawn balls at the 1998 Commonwealth Games. The Indian team had defeated hosts England 13-12 in a close match in the semi-finals to ensure at least a silver medal. The women’s quartet had won India a historic gold medal in the event on Tuesday.