India DOTA 2 Wins Bronze Medal at Commonwealth Esports C’ship 2022

Posted by Nimi Qaisar | Aug 8th, 2022 00:08 IST
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Indian DOTA 2 team clinched a bronze medal at the first-ever Commonwealth Esports Championship 2022 with a 2-0 defeat to New Zealand at Finals.

Indian contingent DOTA 2 secured a smooth bronze medal in the first-ever Commonwealth  Esports Championship in Birmingham on Sunday. DOTA  2 clinched away the medal from New Zealand with a slick 2-0 defeat in a best-of-three format.


Indian DOTA 2 team, led by captain Moin Ejaz, comprising Ketan Goyal, Abhishek Yadav, Shubhnam Goli, and Vishal Vernekar, played one of their finest matches with New Zealand on Sunday. The 2-0 defeat was definitely one of the most nail-biting moments in the best-of-three format. 

Early pressure from New Zealand, did have its impact on the Indian contingent in beginning. But it kept a cool head and won the first two rounds like a Pro! The intense gameplay and strategies were all summoned to rescue this Esport battle.


After having an incredible win, excited Moin Ejaz- Indian DOTA 2 skipper said-


“This win symbolizes the amount of hard work the team has put in over the years and we dedicate this win to our country. Winning a medal at the Commonwealth was a dream for us and we’re super proud as a team. We were very much aware before leaving for Birmingham that the tournament was going to be tough. Keeping in mind the intensity and level of the game on such an international platform, each and every team member gave their best shot during the practice sessions,” 


Though, another Indian team contingent of the Commonwealth  Esports Championship 2022 entitled  Rocket League led by Captain Hargun Singh didn’t make it through the finals. Defeated by Canada from a 3-0 in the best-of-five series, they lost, unfortunately.


Earlier in the DOTA 2, league India went on to the semi-finals but couldn’t go past Malaysia’s team. Making a convincing victory against Wales, they received a bye against Trinidad and Tobago and lost to England. Not anymore! You can cheer up our young fellas for the dashing win. 


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