• Wednesday, August 10, 2022


Indian squash queen Pallikal looks to hit cricket for six

Dipkia Pallikal with husband Dinesh Karthik

By: Sarwar Alam

Indian sporting celebrity Dipika Pallikal is hoping to put cricket in the shade back home by successfully defending her Commonwealth Games squash title — even if it upsets her cricketer husband. The 26-year-old star, who is married to Indian cricket star Dinesh Karthik, made history in Glasgow four years ago when she won doubles gold with partner Joshna Chinappa — India’s first medal in the sport. Her wedding in 2015 was splashed across national media and made Pallikal a household name, although she made headlines by declaring she hated cricket. “I said that because I feel that every other sport…

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