CWG 2022: Boxer Nikhat Zareen is in action.© Twitter
Commonwealth Games 2022, Day 9 Live Updates: Nikhat Zareen (women’s light flyweight) became the third Indian boxer after Amit Panghal (men’s flyweight) and Nitu Ganghas (women’s minimum weight) to qualify for the final of their respective categories on Saturday. Before that, athletics gave India a lot to cheer about as Priyanka Goswami won a silver medal in 10,000m race walk final while Avinash Sable won silver in men’s 3000m steeplechase. Later, the Indian women’s cricket team defeated England by four runs to qualify for the final. After the wrestlers grabbed the limelight with three gold medals on Day 8, the Indian contingent can expect more medals on Day 9. Ravi Kumar (men’s 57 kg) and Naveen (men’s 74 kg) are in the final. Vinesh Phogat is also one win away from winning a gold in women’s 53kg. Pooja Gehlot (women’s 50kg), Pooja Sihag (women’s 76kg) and Deepak Nehra (men’s 97kg) will fight for bronze.
The Indian men’s hockey team will also square off against South Africa later in the day in the semi-finals. In lawn bowls men’s fours gold medal match, India lost to Northern Ireland.
In badminton, PV Sindhu has entered the singles semi-finals. Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen will be in action in the evening. Star table tennis players like Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra will also be in action. In squash, Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal have lost their mixed doubles semi-final.
Here are the Live Updates From Day 9 of the ongoing Commonwealth Games, straight from Birmingham
Boxing: Nikhat Zareen in the final
Boxer Nikhat Zareen defeats England’s Savannah Alfia Stubley in women’s light flyweight semi-final, assured of silver medal
Squash: Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal lose in semi-final
CWG: India’s Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal lost to New Zealand’s Paul Coll and Coelle King in squash mixed doubles semis
Boxing: Nikhat is dominating here
She has won the second round too! If the English boxer does not come up with anything spectacular, Nikhat is on her way to the final
Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula in the final!
CWG 2022: India’s Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula reach TT mixed doubles final, assured of at least silver. They beat Australia’s Nicholas Lum and Jee Minhyung in five games in the semi-final
Boxing: Nikhat wins first round
The Indian boxer, fighting from the blue corner, has won the first round by a unanimous decision
Boxing: Zareen in action
In women’s light flyweight, India’s Nikhat Zareen will face England’s Savannah Alfia Stubley in the semi-final
Badminton: Kashyap loses
In Women’s Singles – Quarter-Final, India’s Aakarshi Kashyap lost to Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour
Cricket: History made
The Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian cricket team has defeated England by four runs to seal a place in the final. They are now assured of at least a silver medal
Squash: Men’s doubles duo loses
In Men’s Doubles – Quarter-Final, India’s Velavan Senthilkumar / Abhay Singh lost to Malaysia BY Eain Yow / Yuen Chee Wern
TT: Akula to play for bronze in singles
India’s Sreeja Akula loses to Singapore’s Tianwei Feng in TT women’s singles semi-final, to play for bronze
TT: India men’s doubles duo in final
India’s Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reach TT men’s doubles final, assured of at least silver after defeating Australia’s Nicholas Lum and Luu Finn
Wrestling: Ravi in final
Wrestler Ravi Dahiya defeats Pakistan’s Ali Asad in men’s 57 kg semi-final, assured of at least silver
Wrestling: Pooja Gehlot loses
Wrestler Pooja Gehlot loses to Canada’s Madison Parks in women’s 50 kg semi-final
TT: Akula fights on
India’s Sreeja Akula has taken the semi-final against Singapore’s Tianwei Feng in table tennis top the seventh and final game
Badminton: PV Sindhu wins second game
Sindhu won the second game 21-14 to level the match at 1-1
Athletics: India’s 4x100m relay team in final
CWG 2022: Indian team of Hima Das, Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda and Jyothi Yarraji qualifies for women’s 4x100m relay final
Wrestling: Naveen in the final
Wrestler Naveen defeats England’s Charlie Bowling in men’s 74 kg semi-final, assured of at least a silver medal
Badminton: PV Sindhu fighting back
After losing the first game, PV Sindhu is fighting back and is leading the second game 12-8
Wrestling: Pooja Sihag loses
Wrestler Pooja Sihag loses to Canada’s Justina di Stasio in Women’s 76 kg semi-final
Wrestling: Pooja semi-final starts
In Women’s Freestyle 76 kg, India’s Pooja Sihag is facing Justina di Stasio of Canada
Badminton: PV Sindhu loses first game in quarters
PV Sindhu has lost the first game 19-21 and she requires a big finish in the quarterfinal against her Malaysian opponent.
TT: G Sathiyan also in semi-finals
G Sathiyan is also in semi-finals of men’s singles however Sanil Shettey bows out of the quarter-finals
Steeplechase: Avinash Sable wins silver
With a national record timing of 8:11.20, Avinash Sable won silver in the men’s 300m steeplechase final.
Wrestling: Naveen in last four
In Men’s Freestyle 74 kg quarter-final, NAVEEN defeated Singapore’s Hong Yeow Lou to enter semi-finals
Wrestling: Pooja Sihag in semi-finals
In Women’s Freestyle 76 kg Quarter-Final, India’s Pooja Sihag defeats New Zealand’s Michelle Montague to enter semi-finals
Athletics: Priyanka wins silver
Priyanka wins silver in 10km with a timing of 43:38.83.
Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat wins
Vinesh Phogat defeats Mercy Bolafunoluwa 6-0 in women’s freestyle 53kg nordic round
Boxing: Amit Panghal in final
Amit dominated the fight in the third round and won the bout
Boxing: Amit Panghal holds slender lead
Amit Panghal made a brilliant comeback in the semi-final second round, after losing the first round. The third round starts
Boxing: Amit Panghal’s bout starts
Amit Panghal’s men’s flyweight semi-final against Zambia’s Patrick Chinyemba starts
TT: Achanta Sharath Kamal in semis
In Men’s Singles Quarter-Final, India’s Achanta Sharath Kamal defeats Singapore’s Yong Izaac Quek 4-0 to enter semi-final
Boxing: Nitu in the final
Nitu was so aggressive that the referee had to stop the fight. She progressed into the final.
CWG 2022: Vinesh Phogat wins
Vinesh Phogat defeats Samantha Stewart of Canada in the women’s freestyle 53kg
Boxing: Nitu takes the first round
The energetic Indian boxer has taken the first round by a unanimous decision.
Boxing: Nitu’s SF starts
Nitu’s semi-final against Canada’s Priyanka Dhillon in women’s minimum weight starts
TT: Akula Sreeja/Reeth Tennison in QF
In their Women’s Doubles Round of 16 match, Akula Sreeja/Reeth Tennison defeated Wales’ Chloe Anna/Lara Whitton 3-0
TT: Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale in QF
In their Women’s Doubles Round of 16 match, India’s Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale defeated Mauritius’ Oumehani Hosenally/Nandeshwaree Jalim 3-0
TT: Action starts!
Manika Batra/ Diya Parag Chitale and Sreeja Akula/ Reeth Tennison have begun their respective Women’s Doubles – Round of 16 matches
TT stars to begin the action
India’s campaign on Day 9 will start with some table tennis action
Women’s Doubles Round of 16: Akula Sreeja/Reeth Tennison- 2pm
Women’s Doubles Round of 16: Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale- 2pm
CWG 2022: India men’s hockey team will clash against South Africa
The Indian men’s hockey team will face off against South Africa in the semi-finals later today. The match is slated to begin at 10:30 PM IST.
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