One half of India’s best doubles pair, Chirag played a pivotal role both on and off the court to help India achieve an unprecedented win at the Thomas Cup tournament, considered to be the ‘world cup’ of shuttle sport.
“The feeling of that week still remains but it’s time to get back to training and face the next challenges, starting with the Commonwealth Games, World Championships and Asian Games,” the 24-year-old from Mumbai told PTI.
“We have done well in Commonwealth Games last time and the Thomas cup win will act as a booster for us to retain the mixed team gold.”
India had won the mixed team gold at 2018 CWG for the first time and Chirag feels they can repeat the performance this year too.
“Competition is much tougher in Thomas Cup. So winning the trophy…