Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa enter India Open semifinals

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Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa enter India Open semifinals
Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa enter India Open semifinals

Amit Panghal and Shiva Thapa faced little resistance as they stormed into the semi-finals of the India Open boxing at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi AC Indoor Stadium in Guwahati on Wednesday. The two showed good presence of mind to outthink their opponents. Amit was facing Thailand's seasoned boxer Chakapong Chanpirom for the first time. Chakapong was aggressive from the start. Panghal was cautious, but once he got the measure of his opponent, he launched his attacks. In the end, it turned out to be a 5-0 decision in favour of the Asian Games champion. The 23-year-old will face compatriot PL Prasad in the semi-finals on Saturday. “It was close. Several boxers have changed category from

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