Commonwealth Games 2022 LIVE Updates: India eyes to increase medal tally on day 6 – The Economic Times

After a historic day yesterday at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham where the women’s lawn bowls team won the first-ever gold medal in the event and the men’s TT team defended their gold against Singapore, the Indian contingent is looking to increase their medal tally. Indian athletes will compete in the women’s shot put final, men’s high-jump final, lawn bowls, and boxing. Advait Page, Kushagra Rawat will also feature in men’s 1500m freestyle swimming final. The women’s cricket T20 team will face Barbados later tonight. The day’s action will also be dominated by the weightlifting events, featuring Lovpreet Singh, Purnima Pandey and Gurdeep Singh. Squash player Saurav Ghosal will seek to beat England’s James Wiltrop for a bronze medal.

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India’s schedule at the Commonwealth Games on day 6

Athletics:

  • Women’s Shot Put final – Manpreet Kaur (12.35 am on Thursday)
  • Men’s high jump final – Tejaswin Shankar (11.30 pm IST)
  • Men’s Discus Throw Final – Aneesh Kumar Surendran Pillai, Devendra Gahlot, Devender Kumar (1:15 am IST on Thursday)

Boxing:
Women

  • 45kg-48 kg (minimum weight) – quarterfinals -Nitu Ganghas (4.45 pm)
  • 48-50 kg (light flyweight) – quarterfinals – Nikhat Zahreen (11.15 PM)
  • 66-70 kg (light middleweight) -quarter-finals – Lovlina Borgohain (12.45 am on Thursday)

Men

  • 54-57 kg (featherweight) – quarterfinals – Hussam Uddin Mohammed (5.45 pm)
  • 75-80 kg (light heavyweight) – quarter-finals – Ashish Kumar (2.00 AM on Wednesday)

Cricket:

  • Women’s T20 – India versus Barbados – 10.30 PM IST

Hockey:

  • Women’s Pool A – India versus Canada 03.30 PM IST
  • Men’s Pool B – India versus Canada – 06.30 PM IST

Judo:

  • Women’s 78kg quarter-finals – Tulika Mann – 2.30 PM IST onwards
  • Men’s 100kg elimination round of 16 – Deepak Deswal – 2.30 PM IST onwards

Lawn Bowls:

  • Men’s Singles – Mridul Borgohain – 1 PM IST and 4 PM IST
  • Women’s Pair – India versus Niue – 1 PM IST and 4 PM IST
  • Men’s Four – India versus Cook Islands and England – 7.30 PM IST and 10.30 PM IST
  • Women’s Triple – India versus Niue (07.30 PM IST )
  • Women’s Pairs – India vs South Africa (4 PM IST)
  • Men’s Four – India vs England (10:30 PM IST)

Swimming:

  • Men’s 1500m Freestyle Final – Advait Page, Kushagra Rawat (12:42 am IST onwards on Thursday)

Squash:

  • Men’s Singles Bronze Medal Match – Saurav Ghoshal vs James Wiltrop (Eng) (9:30 PM IST)
  • Mixed Doubles round of 32 versus Sri Lanka – 03.30 PM IST
  • Women’s Singles – Sunanya Kuruvilla vs Mary Fung-A-Fat (2:30 PM)

TT:

  • Women’s Singles – Baby Sahana Ravi vs Faith Obazuaye (NGR) – (3:10 PM IST)
  • Women’s Singles – Sonalben Manubhai Patel vs Sue Bailey (ENG) – (3:10 PM IST)
  • Women’s Singles – Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel – Daniela di Toro (AUS) – (3:10 PM IST)
  • Men’s Singles – Raj Aravindan Alagar – George Wyndham (SLE) – (4:55 pm IST)
  • Women’s Singles – – Baby Sahana Ravi vs Gloria Gracia Wong (SZE) (9:40 pm IST)
  • Women’s Singles – Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel vs Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi (NGR) – (10:15 pm IST)
  • Women’s Singles – Sonalben Manubhai Patel – Amanda Jane Tscharke (AUS) – 10:15 pm IST
  • Men’s Singles – Raj Aravindan ALAGAR vs Isau Ogunkunle (NGR) – (12:00 AM IST/Thursday)

Weightlifting:

  • Men’s 109 kg – Lovpreet Singh – 02.00 PM IST
  • Women’s 87kg – Purnima Pandey – 06.30 PM IST
  • Men’s 109 kg – Gurdeep Singh – 11 PM IST.

Badminton is among the most admired sports in India. The Silver medal in the CWG will go a long way in making the game even more popular and ensuring more people pursue it in the times to come.

– Prime Minister Narendra Modi after India mixed badminton team won silver medal

PM Modi wishes India’s mixed badminton team

Australia leads with 106 medals so far

Australia leads with 106 medals so far

India Ranks 6th

India is placed 6th on the medal tally with a total of 13 medals in its bag. India has won five gold medals, five silver and three bronze so far.

Day 5 Recap

  • Indian quartet of Lovely, Pinki, Nayanmoni & Rupa beat South African team 17-10 in Women’s Fours Final to win the elusive gold medal in the event for the first time.
  • India’s men’s table tennis team won gold medal after beating Singapore in the final
  • India’s mixed badminton team won the silver medal after losing to Malaysia 3-1. Olympic medalist PV Sindhu had helped India rebound from the men’s doubles defeat.
  • Weightlifter Vikas Thakur won silver in the men’s 96kg category. He lifted a total of 346 kg to finish second

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