Girish-Shashi clinch gold

Karnataka’s Shashi Kumar and Girish Gaba  with their Mens’ doubles gold on Wednesday. DH photo

Gaba and Shashi totalled 2279 pins in six games to edge out Tamil Nadu’s pair of Surendra Babu and Parvez by 64 pins for the title.  Karnataka were trailing Surendra and Pervez by 72 pins at the end of the fourth game, but Gaba and Parvez fought back hard in the closing two games for the win.

Results: Men doubles: Karnataka (Girish Gaba, Shashi Kumar) 2279, 1; Tamil Nadu (Surendra Babu, Parvez) 2215, 2; Tamil Nadu (Tarun, Bharath Kumar) 2213, 3.

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