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CWG 2022 Highlights Day 8: Deepak, Sakshi And Bajrang Clinch Gold as India Win 6 Medals in Wrestling; Women's Hockey Team Lose Semis

CWG 2022 Updates From Day 8, August 5 (Friday): Stick with us through the day as we bring you all the latest updates, live commentary, results, pictures, videos and highlights from the Commonwealth Games 2022 being held in Birmingham

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CWG 2022 Day 8 Live India Updates And Latest Results: It was a sensational day for India in wrestling as they won medals including three gold. Bajrang Punia managed to defend his title and won his second successive gold medal in CWGs. While Deepak Punia won his first medal in CWG and he got it done with gold under his kitty. Sakshi Malik also returned to his best and clinched a gold to add more to India’s Read More

Aug 06, 2022 02:40 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Day 8

It was a sensational day for India in wrestling as they won medals including three gold. Bajrang Punia managed to defend his title and won his second successive gold medal in CWGs. While Deepak Punia won his first medal in CWG and he got it done with gold under his kitty. Sakshi Malik also returned to his best and clinched a gold to add more to India’s tally.

Anshu Malik got the silver after losing the final bout, while Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal won the bronze medals.

India also assured a medal in the Men’s Lawn Bowls Fours contest as they beat England to reach the final. While India women’s hockey team suffered a defeat in the semis against Australia after a controversial decision from the referee followed by a below-par show by attackers in the penalty shootout.

Manika Batra’s ouster from the quarterfinals of the singles event was also one of the highlights of the day.

 

Aug 06, 2022 02:32 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Women's Hockey Semifinals: India Suffer Defeat!

A controversial penalty shootout led to India’s defeat in the semifinal. Captain Savita made the save on first attempt but the referee denied it as Australia took the chance again because the clock didn’t start when Savita saved the first shot. However, India had a disappointing time in the shootout with their attempts as they missed their first three to lose the match 0-3 on penalties. (Check Full Updates Here)

Aug 06, 2022 02:19 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Squash Mixed Doubles - Quarterfinals: Deepika, Sourav Win!

A dominating performance from Deepika Pallikal Karthik and Sourav Ghosal to make a big statement ahead of the semifinal that they are a serious contender for the goal. Grinham and Alexander started on a good not but soon lost their tough and Deepika-Sourav didn’t give them any chance in the second game and won the tie 11-9, 11-5.

Aug 06, 2022 02:10 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Squash Mixed Doubles - Quarterfinals

Grinham and Alexander are failing to match the intensity of Pallikal and Ghosal in the second game. The Indian pair is stamping their authority here with a 6-1 lead after winning the first game.

Aug 06, 2022 02:03 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Squash Mixed Doubles - Quarterfinals

Excellent recovery from the Indian stars as they bounced back to clinch the first game 11-9. Dipika Pallikal picked up the pace in the later half to match the beats with Ghosal to outclass the Australian pair.

Aug 06, 2022 01:55 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Squash Mixed Doubles - Quarterfinals

Grinham and Alexander are currently leading the first game with a two-point lead over Pallikal and Ghosal. The two pairs are giving each other a tough fight but Pallikal looked a bit rusty in the initial minutes.

Aug 06, 2022 01:48 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Squash Mixed Doubles - Quarterfinals

The action begins as Dipika Pallikal and Sourav Ghosal are aiming to get a place in the semifinal here but it is going to be a tricky task for them.

Aug 06, 2022 01:36 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Squash Mixed Doubles - Quarterfinals

Dipika Pallikal and Sourav Ghosal will be in the action soon against Australia’s Rachael Grinham and Zac Alexander.

Ghosal is riding high on confidence after winning a bronze in the individual event and will look to add another medal to his kitty.

Aug 06, 2022 01:22 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Women's Hockey Semifinals: Australia 1-0 Ahead vs India!

Australia are currently having an edge over India in this contest with a 1-0 lead. The might Aussies have not conceded a goal so far in 2022 CWG and India have an uphill task to breach the defence. (Click Here For Live Score And Updates)

Aug 06, 2022 01:10 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Table Tennis Men's Singles Round of 16: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran Reaches Quarters!

Three India paddlers were in action at the same time in round of 16 contests and interestingly all of them ended up getting identical results as Sathiyan Gnanasekaran also won his tie 4-2 to reach the quarterfinals. It was another competitive clash where Sathiyan wins 11-6, 7-11, 11-9, 9-11, 12-10, 11-6.

Aug 06, 2022 01:07 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Table Tennis Men's Singles Round of 16: Sanil Shetty Emerges Victorious!

Another India paddler registers victory in the round of 16. Sanil Shetty was too good for Nigeria’s Bode Abiodun here and beat him 9-11, 11-8, 11-8, 9-11, 15-13, 11-8. It was another entertaining contest but Shetty looked in control throughout.

Aug 06, 2022 01:00 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Table Tennis Men's Singles Round of 16: Sharat Kamal Achanta Wins!

Veteran India paddler Sharat Kamal displays his class once again and outclasses Nigeria’s Olajide Omotayo 8-11, 11-3, 11-6, 11-6, 12-4, 11-9. It was an intense contest where Sharat held his nerves to emerge victorious.

Aug 06, 2022 00:57 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Women's 200m Semifinal 2: Hima Das Finishes Third!

India’s Hima Das finishes third in the 200 semifinal 2 with a timing of 23.42 seconds. She fails to qualify for the final. Namibia’s Christine Mboma tops the tally with 22.93 seconds. While Australia’s Ella Connolly was just 0.01 second faster than Hima.

Aug 06, 2022 00:53 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Women's 200m Semifinal 2: Focus on Hima Das!

Hima Das is in action for the 200m semifinal 2 round. She was sensational in the qualification round and topped the tally.

Aug 06, 2022 00:48 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Table Tennis Men's Singles - Round of 16

Sharat Kamal Achanta is currently leading 3-1 at the moment and is closing in on getting a place in the quarterfinals. Nigeria’s Olajide Omotayo is trying to pose a challenge but has failed so far.

Aug 06, 2022 00:38 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Table Tennis Men's Singles - Round of 16

Three India paddlers are in the action at the same time individually and all three of them Sharat Kamal Achanta, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Sanil Shetty are leading their ties with a healthy lead.

Aug 06, 2022 00:35 IST

CWG 2022 Badminton Live Updates Men's Doubles Round of 16: Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty Win!

Absolute domination from the Indian shuttlers over Pakistan’s Murad Ali/Muhammad Irfan Saeed Bhatti. It was a one-sided affair where Satwik and Chirag outclassed their opposition 21-8, 21-7 in no time.

Aug 06, 2022 00:28 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Wrestling Men's Freestyle 125kg Final: Sumil Grewal Wins Bronze!

India’s Sumit Grewal takes full advantage of the situation and take the Jamaican wrestler down and forced him to lose the match via fall. It was a dominant show from Grewal as Aaron Johnson was too defensive in the bout which didn’t work well for him.

Aug 06, 2022 00:26 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Table Tennis Women's Singles Quarter-Final 4: Manika Batra Suffers Defeat!

Ace India paddler Manika Batra suffers a crushing defeat here against Singapore’s Jian Zeng who completely dominated the tie. Batra was not at their best and failed to win any single game and lost the match 10-12, 9-11, 4-11, 7-11. Shocking early exit for Batra from the singles round.

Aug 06, 2022 00:24 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates, Wrestling Men's Freestyle 125kg - Bronze Medal Bout!

Mohit Grewal is two points ahead in this bout so far. The two wrestlers have been very defensive so far and not looking to make any big attacking move here.

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Anshu Malik got the silver after losing the final bout, while Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal won the bronze medals.

India also assured a medal in the Men’s Lawn Bowls Fours contest as they beat England to reach the final. While India women’s hockey team suffered a defeat in the semis against Australia after a controversial decision from the referee followed by a below-par show by attackers in the penalty shootout.

After weightlifters, the Indian boxers have taken the centre-stage having secured as many as seven medals. The overall count is 20 medals so far (excluding the 7 won by the boxers who have thus far confirmed at least a bronze each). And today, the Indian wrestlers will begin their campaign with six of them in action across various categories.

On the seventh day, Murali Sreeshankar became only the fourth Indian to win a CWG medal in long jump. He clinched a silver with a best jump of 8.08m. Late into the night, Sudhir won a gold medal in para powerlifting.

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Here’s the full schedule of Indian events at CWG 2022 on August 5 (All Timings in IST)

Athletics and Para Athletics

  • Women’s 100m Hurdles Round 1, Heat 2: Jyothi Yarraji – 3:06 PM
  • Women’s Long Jump qualifying round – Group A: Ancy Edapilly – 4:10 PM
  • Men’s 4x400m relay round 1, Heat 2: 4:19 PM
  • Men’s Triple Jump Qualifying A&B: A. Aboobacker, Pravin Chithravel, Eldhose Paul – 11:35 PM
  • Women’s 200m semi-final 2: Hima Das – 12:53 AM (Saturday)

Badminton (starts at 3:30 PM IST)

  • Women’s doubles round of 16: Jolly Treesa/Pullela Gayatri Gopichand vs Leung/Ganesha – 4:10 PM
  • Men’s singles round of 16: K Srikanth vs Dumindu Abeywickrama – 5:30 PM
  • Women’s singles round of 16: PV Sindhu vs Husina Kobugabe – 6:10 PM
  • Women’s singles round of 16: Akarshi Kashyap vs Eva Kattirtzi – 11:20 PM
  • Men’s singles round of 16: Lakshya Sen vs Ying Xiang Lin – 11:20 PM
  • Men’s doubles round of 16: Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy/ Chirag Shetty vs Murad Ali/Saeed Bhatti – 12 AM (Saturday)

Para Table Tennis

  • Women’s Singles, Class 3-5, Semi-final: Bhavina Patel vs Sue Bailey – 2:40 PM
  • Women’s Singles, Class 3-5, Semi-final: Sonal Patel vs Christina Ikepoye – 2:40 PM
  • Men’s Singles, Class 3-5, Semi-final: Raj Aravindan vs Naslru Sule – 2:40 PM

Lawn Bowls

  • Women’s Pair Quarter-finals: India vs England – 1 PM
  • Men’s Fours Quarter-finals: India vs Canada – 4:30 PM
  • Women’s Pair Semi-finals* – 4:30 PM
  • Men’s Fours Semi-finals* – 9 PM

Squash

  • Women’s Doubles, Quarter-final: Joshna Chinappa/Dipika Pallikal vs Chan/Ainaa Ampandi – 10:30 PM
  • Men’s doubles round of 16: Velavan Senthilkumar/ Abhay Singh vs Douglas/Alan Clyne – 11:15 PM
  • Mixed doubles quarterfinal: Dipika Pallikal/Sourav Ghosal vs Grinham Rachael/Alexander Zac (Australia) – 12:45 AM (Saturday)

Table Tennis

  • Mixed Doubles round of 16: Sathiyan Gnansekaran/Manika Batra vs Olajlde/Ajoke – 2 PM
  • Mixed Doubles round of 16: Achantha Sharath Kamal/Akula Sreeja vs Chee Feng/Ying Ho – 2 PM
  • Women’s singles round of 16: Sreeja Akula vs Charlotte Carey – 3:15 PM
  • Women’s singles round of 16: Reeth Tennison vs Tianwei Fang – 3:15 PM
  • Women’s singles round of 16: Manika Batra vs Minhyung Jee – 3:15 PM
  • Men’s doubles round of 16: Harmeet/Sanil vs Dillon/Xin Yan – 3:55 PM
  • Men’s doubles round of 16: Sathiyan/Sharath vs Bawm/Mohutasin – 3:55 PM
  • Women’s doubles round of 32: Manika/Diya vs Chung/Spicer – 4:30 PM
  • Men’s singles round of 32: Sharath vs Finn Luu – 5:05 PM
  • Men’s singles round of 32: Sathiyan vs Paul McCreery – 5:45 PM
  • Men’s singles round of 32: Sanil Shetty vs Derek Abrefa – 5:45 PM
  • Women’s doubles round of 32: Reeth/Sreeja vs Elliott/Plaistow – 9:30 PM

Hockey

  • Women’s Semi-final: India versus Australia – 12:45 AM (Saturday)

Wrestling (3 PM onwards)

  • Men’s Freestyle 125kg, Quarter-final: Mohit Grewal vs vs Alexios Kaouslidis (Cyprus)
  • Men’s Freestyle 65kg, 1/8 Final (Pre-quarters): Bajrang Punia vs Lowe Bingham (Nauru)
  • Men’s Freestyle 86kg, 1/8 Final (Pre-quarters): Deepak Punia vs Matthew Oxenham (New Zealand)
  • Women’s Freestyle 57kg, Quarter-final: Anshu Malik vs TBD
  • Women’s Freestyle 62kg, Quarter-final: Sakshi Malik vs Kelsey Barnes (England)
  • Women’s Freestyle 68kg, Quarter-final: Divya Kakran vs TBD

*Subject to Qualification

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