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CWG 2022 Highlights, Day 1: Badminton Stars Beat Pakistan 5-0 as India Thrash Ghana in Women's Hockey, Shiva Thapa and Table Tennis Units Win; IND W Lose in Cricket

CWG 2022 India Highlights: Indian badminton team thrashed Pakistan 5-0 as the women's hockey team demolished Ghanawith a five-star performance. Shiva Thapa stormed into the round of 16 with a 5-0 win over Pakistani boxer Suleman Baloch. The men's and women's table tennis teams earned qualification to the subsequent round with 3-0 wins in both events

By: Sports Desk

News18

Last Updated: July 29, 2022, 11:39 IST

Birmingham

Follow here CWG 2022 Day 1 live score and latest India match results from Birmingham

After a spectacular opening ceremony with PV Sindhu and Manpreet Singh carrying Indian flag, the medal hopefuls will start their campaign today with a host of events lined up throughout the day. Several Indian athletes will be action in various disciplines including lawn bowl, gymnastics, table tennis, cycling, swimming, track and field (triathlon), cricket, squash, hockey, badminton and boxing. Read More

Jul 30, 2022 00:48 IST

CWG 2022 Live Updates: What a Day for India in Birmingham

That brings us to an end to the day’s proceedings for Indian athletes at CWG 2022. What a start for the Indian contingent barring the Indian women’s cricket team, it was a rather joyous Friday. Wins in Badminton, Hockey Boxing, Swimming, Squash and Table Tennis. READ MORE

On to Day 2 now…

Jul 30, 2022 00:42 IST

CWG 2022 Squash Live - Abhay Singh Beats Joe Champan 3-0

India’s Abhay Singh beats Joe Champan of the British Virgin Islands 11-5, 11-5 in the Men’s Singles Preliminary Round Of 64 in the Squash Women’s Singles, Preliminary Round Of 64!

Jul 30, 2022 00:35 IST

CWG 2022 Squash Live - Abhay Singh 2-0 Joe Champan

India’s Abhay Singh is running away with the match as he leads 11-5, 11-5 against Joe Champan of the British Virgin Islands in the Men’s Singles Preliminary Round Of 64 in the Squash Women’s Singles, Preliminary Round Of 64!

Jul 30, 2022 00:30 IST

CWG 2022 Squash Live - Abhay Singh 1-0 Joe Champan

India’s Abhay Singh takes 11-5 lead against Joe Champan of the British Virgin Islands in the Men’s Singles Preliminary Round Of 64 in the Squash Women’s Singles, Preliminary Round Of 64!

Jul 30, 2022 00:27 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 3-0 Zhe Yu Clarence Chew, India 3-0 Singapore

Game, Match and Tie! India seals the deal as Sathiyan Gnanasekaran beats Zhe Yu Clarence Chew 11-7, 11-5, 11-8 in the second men’s singles!

India book their place in the quarter-finals!

Jul 30, 2022 00:23 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 2-0 Zhe Yu Clarence Chew, India 2-0 Singapore

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran leads Singaporean Zhe Yu Clarence Chew 11-7, 11-5 in the second men’s singles with India leading 2-0.

Jul 30, 2022 00:11 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 1-0 Zhe Yu Clarence Chew, India 2-0 Singapore

India’s Sathiyan Gnanasekaran leads Singaporean Zhe Yu Clarence Chew 11-7 in the second men’s singles with India leading 2-0.

Jul 30, 2022 00:05 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Sathiyan Gnanasekaran vs Zhe Yu Clarence Chew, India 2-0 Singapore

India’s Sathiyan Gnanasekaran takes on Singaporean Zhe Yu Clarence Chew in the second men’s singles with India leading 2-0.

Jul 30, 2022 00:00 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Achanta Sharath Kamal 3-0 Yew En Koen Pang, India 2-0 Singapore

India take a 2-0 lead in the tie as Achanta Sharath Kamal beats Singaporean Yew En Koen Pang 11-8, 11-9 11-9 in the first men’s singles!

Jul 29, 2022 23:51 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Achanta Sharath Kamal 2-0 Yew En Koen Pang, India 1-0 Singapore

LEGEND! The man’s done it again! India’s Achanta Sharath Kamal comes back from 3-9 to take a 11-8, 11-9 lead over Singaporean Yew En Koen Pang in the first men’s singles with India leading 1-0.

Jul 29, 2022 23:43 IST

CWG 2022 Squash Live - Abhay Singh vs Joe Champan

India’s Abhay Singh takes on Joe Champan of the British Virgin Islands in the Men’s Singles Preliminary Round Of 64 in the Squash Women’s Singles, Preliminary Round Of 64

Jul 29, 2022 23:40 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Achanta Sharath Kamal 1-0 Yew En Koen Pang, India 1-0 Singapore

What a comeback from India’s Achanta Sharath Kamal as he fights back from 0-4 to make it 11-8 against Singaporean Yew En Koen Pang in the first men’s singles with India leading 1-0.

Jul 29, 2022 23:34 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Achanta Sharath Kamal vs Yew En Koen Pang, India 1-0 Singapore

India’s Achanta Sharath Kamal faces Singaporean Yew En Koen Pang in the first men’s singles with India leading 1-0.

Jul 29, 2022 23:30 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 3-1 Shao Feng Ethan Poh and Zhe Yu Clarence, India 1-0 Singapore

India are 1-0 after Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran beat the Singaporean pair of Shao Feng Ethan Poh and Zhe Yu Clarence 11-5, 11-5, 9-11 11-2 in the doubles

Jul 29, 2022 23:27 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 2-1 Shao Feng Ethan Poh and Zhe Yu Clarence

Loss in the third game… as Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran still lead 11-5, 11-5, 9-11 against the Singaporean pair of Shao Feng Ethan Poh and Zhe Yu Clarence in the doubles

Jul 29, 2022 23:21 IST

CWG 2022 Squash Live - Anahat Singh Beats Jada Ross 3-0

All work no play from India’s Anahat Singh as she beats Jada Ross of St Vincent and the Grenadines 11-5, 11-2 11-0 in the Squash Women’s Singles, Preliminary Round Of 64!

And with such a cute cheer from her sisters…

Jul 29, 2022 23:18 IST

CWG 2022 Squash Live - Anahat Singh 2-0 Jada Ross

India’s Anahat Singh is flying here! She now leads 11-5, 11-2 against Jada Ross of St Vincent and the Grenadines in the Squash Women’s Singles, Preliminary Round Of 64

Jul 29, 2022 23:15 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 2-0 Shao Feng Ethan Poh and Zhe Yu Clarence

Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran have takes a 11-5, 11-5 lead over the Signaporean pair of Shao Feng Ethan Poh and Zhe Yu Clarence in the doubles

Jul 29, 2022 23:14 IST

CWG 2022 Squash Live - Anahat Singh 1-0 Jada Ross

India’s Anahat Singh takes a 11-5 lead over Jada Ross of St Vincent and the Grenadines in the Squash Women’s Singles, Preliminary Round Of 64

Jul 29, 2022 23:10 IST

CWG 2022 Table Tennis Men's Team Live - Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 1-0 Shao Feng Ethan Poh and Zhe Yu Clarence

Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran have taken a 11-5 lead against the Signaporean pair of Shao Feng Ethan Poh and Zhe Yu Clarence in the doubles

Commonwealth Games 2022, Day 1: Check Out India’s Full Schedule

A strong contingent of 210 athletes (106 male and 104 female) will be competing across 16 events.

CWG 2022 – FULL COVERAGE IN-DEPTH | INDIA FOCUS | OFF THE FIELD | IN PHOTOS

We will be bringing you all the latest updates from Birmingham, the venue of the 2022 CWG. Among the highlights of the day will be women’s cricket that is making its Games debut through T20s. India will take on T20 world champions Australia. Besides, the Indian badminton team, the 2018 CWG gold medallist, will open their game later in the evening taking on Pakistan.

CWG 2022: Birmingham Commonwealth Games Medals Tally

In another blockbuster clash, India boxer Shiva Thapa will square off against Pakistan’s Suleman Baloch in men’s 60-63.5kg round of 32 bout.

In hockey, the Indian women’s team will start their campaign against Ghana.

A look at India’s fixtures from Day 1

Lawn Bowl

  • Taniya Choudhary vs Dee Hogan (Scotland), Women’s Sectional Play Round 1 (1 PM)
  • Dinesh Kumar/Navneet Singh/Chandan Singh (Men’s Triples, Sectional Play – Round 1) (1 PM) vs New Zealand
  • Dinesh Kumar/Navneet Singh/Chandan Singh (Men’s Triples, Sectional Play – Round 2) (4 PM) vs Scotland
  • Taniya Choudhary vs Daphine Arthur Almond (Falkland Islands), Women’s Sectional Play Round 2 (4 PM)
  • Sunil Bahadur/Mridul Borgohain (Men’s Pairs, Sectional Play – Round 1) (7:30 PM) vs Malaysia
  • Rupa Tirkey/Tania Choudhury/Lovely Choubey/TBD (Women’s Fours, Sectional Play – Round 1) (7:30 PM) vs England
  • Rupa Tirkey/Tania Choudhury/Lovely Choubey/TBD (Women’s Fours, Sectional Play – Round 2) (7:30 PM) vs Cook Islands
  • Sunil Bahadur/Mridul Borgohain (Men’s Pairs, Sectional Play – Round 2) (7:30 PM) vs Malaysia vs Falkland Islands

Gymnastic – Artistic (4:30 PM)

  • Yogeshwar Singh/Satyajit Mondal/Saif Sadak Tamboli (Men’s Team& Individual Qualification, Subdivision 2)

Table Tennis and Para Table Tennis (2 PM onwards)

  • Diya Chitale/Manika Batra/Reeth Tennison/Sreeja Akula (Women’s Team Event, Qualification Round 1) vs South Africa (2 PM IST) and vs Fiji (8:30 PM IST)
  • Harmeet Desai/Sanil Shetty/Sharath Kamal/Sathiyan Gnanasekaran (Men’s Team Event, Qualification Round 1) vs Barbados (4:30 PM) and vs Singapore (11 PM)

Cycling – Track and Para Track (3:25 PM onwards)

  • Vishwajeet Singh/Naman Kapil/Venkappa Kengalagutti/Anantha Narayanan/Dinesh Kumar (Men’s 4000m Team Pursuit, Qualification) (3:25 PM)
  • Mayuri Lute/Triyasha Paul/Shushikala Agashe (Women’s Team Sprint, Qualification) (4:12 PM)
  • Y Rojit Singh/Ronaldo Laitonjam/David Elkatohchoongo/Esow Esow (Men’s Team Sprint, Qualification) (4:46 PM)

Aquatics – Swimming and Para Swimming (2:41 PM onwards)

  • Kushagra Rawat (Men’s 400m Freestyle, Heats)
  • Sajan Prakash (Men’s 50m Butterfly, Heats) (4:03 PM)
  • Ashish Kumar (Para Swimming Men’s 100m Backstroke S9, Heat) (4:26 PM)
  • Srihari Nataraj (Women’s 100m Butterfly, Heats) (4:26 PM)

Triathlon and Para Triathlon (3:31 PM onwards)

  • Adarsh M.S, Vishwanath Yadav (Men’s Individual (Sprint Distance), Final) (3:31 PM)
  • Sanjana Joshi, Pragnya Mohan (Women’s Individual (Sprint Distance), Final) (7:01 PM)

Cricket Women’s T20 (3:30 PM)

  • India vs Australia (Group A Match, Edgbaston)

Squash (11 PM onwards)

  • Anahat Singh vs Jada Ross (Women’s Singles, Preliminary Round Of 64) (11 PM)
  • Abhay Singh vs Joe Champan (Men’s Singles, Preliminary Round Of 64) (11:45 PM)

Hockey (6:30 PM)

  • India Women’s vs Ghana Women’s (Group Match)

Badminton (6:30 PM)

  • India vs Pakistan (Mixed Team Event, Qualification round 1)

Boxing

  • Shiva Thapa vs Suleman Baloch: Men’s Over 60kg – 63.5kg (Light Welter), Round of 32 (5 PM)

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