CWG 2022: boxer Amit Panghal entered the final.©Twitter
Commonwealth Games 2022, Day 9 Live Updates: In athletics, Priyanka won a silver medal in the 10,000m walk final. Indian boxers Amit Panghal (men’s flyweight) and Nitu Ghangas (women’s minimum weight) entered the final. Four other Indians, including Nikhat Zareen, will also advance to the semi-finals. After the wrestlers took the limelight with three gold medals on Day 8, the Indian contingent are expecting more medals on Day 9. In wrestling, Vinesh Phogat and Ravi Kumar will be in action. India’s women’s cricket team will also be the center of attention as they take on England in the semi-finals at Edgbaston, Birmingham. If the Harmanpreet Kaur-led wins the contest, at least a silver medal would be assured. The Indian men’s hockey team will also face South Africa later in the day in the semi-finals. In the bowls men’s quad gold medal match, India will face Ireland.
In badminton, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen will be in action in the singles quarter-finals. Star table tennis players like Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra will also be in action. I am also squash, Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal will be in action.
Here are the live updates from Day 9 of the ongoing Commonwealth Games, straight from Birmingham
Wrestling: Pooja Sihag in the semi-finals
India Pooja Sihag defeats New Zealand’s Michelle Montague in the Women’s Freestyle 76 kg quarter-finals to advance to the semi-finals
4:13 p.m. (IST)
Athletics: Priyanka wins silver
Priyanka won silver in the 10km with a time of 43:38.83.
Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat wins
Vinesh Phogat defeats Mercy Bolafunoluwa 6-0 in Nordic women’s 53kg freestyle round
Boxing: Amit Panghal in the final
Amit dominated the fight in the third round and won the fight
Boxing: Amit Panghal holds a slim lead
Amit Panghal made a brilliant comeback in the semi-finals in the second round, after losing the first round. The third round begins
Boxing: Amit Panghal’s fight begins
Amit Panghal men’s flyweight semi-final start against Zambian Patrick Chinyemba
TT: Achanta Sharath Kamal in the semi-finals
In the men’s singles quarter-final, India’s Achanta Sharath Kamal beats Singapore’s Yong Izaac Quek 4-0 to advance to the semi-finals
3:25 p.m. (IST)
Boxing: Nitu in the final
Nitu was so aggressive that the referee had to stop the fight. She advances to the final.
CWG 2022: Victory for Vinesh Phogat
Vinesh Phogat defeats Samantha Stewart of Canada in the women’s 53kg freestyle
Boxing: Nitu wins the first round
The energetic Indian boxer took the first round by unanimous decision.
3:05 p.m. (IST)
Boxing: Nitu’s SF starts
Nitu’s semi-final against Canada’s Priyanka Dhillon in women’s minimum weight begins
TT: Akula Sreeja/Reeth Tennison in QF
In their Women’s Doubles Round of 16 match, Akula Sreeja/Reeth Tennison beat Wales’ Chloe Anna/Lara Whitton 3-0
TT: Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale in QF
In their women’s doubles Round of 16 match, Indians Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale beat Mauritians Oumehani Hosenally/Nandeshwaree Jalim 3-0
TT: The action begins!
Manika Batra/ Diya Parag Chitale and Sreeja Akula/ Reeth Tennison started their respective matches in Women’s Doubles – Round of 16
1:52 p.m. (IST)
TT stars to start the action
India’s Day 9 campaign will begin with table tennis action
Women’s doubles, round of 16: Akula Sreeja/Reeth Tennison – 2 p.m.
Women’s Doubles Round of 16: Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale – 2 p.m.
CWG 2022: India’s men’s hockey team will face South Africa
The Indian men’s hockey team will face South Africa in the semi-finals later today. The match is scheduled to start at 10:30 p.m. IST.
Cricket: India will aim for the final
Women’s T20 semi-final between India and England starts at 3:30 p.m.
1:15 p.m. (IST)
Boxing: Six semi-finals today
Women’s minimum weight (45-48 kg) semi-final: Nitu – 3 p.m.
Men’s Flyweight (48kg-51kg) Semi-Final: Amit Panghal 3:30 p.m.
Women’s light flyweight semi-final (48 kg-50 kg): Nikhat Zareen 7:15 p.m.
Lightweight women (57 kg-60 kg): Jaismine – 20 h
Men’s Welterweight (63.5kg-67kg): Rohit Tokas – 12:45
Super heavy weight (more than 92 kg): Sagar 1h30
CWG 2022: Hello and Welcome
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 9 of the ongoing CWG 2022. Stars like Vinesh Phogat, Amit Panghal and Nikhat Zareen will be in action.
Stars of the live action from 2 p.m. IST
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