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Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 1 Live Updates: India 3-0 Up vs Ghana in Hockey, Lead PAK in Badminton

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Commonwealth Games, Day 1 Live Updates: Indian women’s hockey team’s group match against Ghana has started and they are leading 2-0. India are also facing Pakistan in mixed team badminton. In another big development, Srihari Nataraj qualified for the semi-finals of 100m backstroke with a timing of 54.68 seconds. Indian boxer Shiva Thapa defeated Pakistan’s Suleiman Baloch 5-0 in 63kg 3-2. The Indian women’s TT team started off the campaign with a bang by defeating South Africa 3-0 in their group match. The doubles team of Sreeja Akula and Reeth Tennison beat Lailaa Edwards and Danisha Jayavant Patel in straight games. Then, star TT player Manika Batra took India’s domination in the match to the next level and defeated Mushfiquh Kalam 11-5, 11-3, 11-2. Then, Sreeja Akula beat Danisha Jayavant Patel. India, however, tasted defeats in lawn bowls, swimming (50m butterfly and 400m freestyle) and cycling events. The India women’s cricket team lost to Australia by three wickets. The opening day can go a long way in setting a good tone for the Indian contingent in the event.

Here are the Live Updates From Day 1 Of Commonwealth Games In Birmingham







  • 19:33 (IST)

    Ghana keeping India at bay!

    Just after the half-time, the ball possession is 53-47 in favor of India. Not much to divide the two teams!

  • 19:28 (IST)

    Third quarter starts!

    India would hope to put up a better show! The Ghana team has been quite gritty

  • 19:17 (IST)

    Badminton: Complete domination from Kidambi

    Kidambi Srikanth completes a comprehensive 21-7 win over Murad Ali in the first game of the men’s singles tie of the mixed team event. India are already 1-0 up courtesy their win in the mixed doubles earlier.

  • 19:15 (IST)

    “Frustrating,” says Viren Rasquinha

    The former India player says “It has been frustrating. Ghana have been brilliant with their defence.”

  • 19:14 (IST)

    Quarter 2 ends!

    India have managed to take a 2-0 lead at the end of the second quarter! But Ghana has been brilliant with their defence. That are not giving India any space!

  • 19:12 (IST)

    Badminton: Kidambi takes huge lead

    Kidambi Srikanth shows his class against Pakistan’s Murad Ali as he takes 7 points in a row to race to an 11-3 lead in the first game of the men’s singles tie. This looks like a formality already.

  • 19:11 (IST)

    India 2-0 up!

    India mounts pressure and scores another goal! There was great deflection from a Ghana player but India will take that

  • 19:08 (IST)

    That was close!

    Ghana tried to play a variation in their penalty corner but the Indian goalkeeper is alert enough to thwart the attack! However, Ghana have got another penalty corner!

  • 19:06 (IST)

    Ghana has a shot at goal!

    Now Ghana are attacking too! They have a shot at goal but misses it and now they have got a penalty corner too!

  • 19:02 (IST)

    HOCKEY: Wave of attacks!

    The India vs Ghana is being played near India’s D. But Ghana is holding really strong!

  • 19:02 (IST)

    HOCKEY: Wave of attacks!

    The India vs Ghana is being played near India’s D. But Ghana is holding really strong!

  • 19:01 (IST)

    Badminton: India go up 1-0 against Pakistan in mixed team event

    The Indians make short work of the Pakistan challenge in the opening mixed doubles match with a 21-9, 21-12 win for the duo of B Reddy and A Ponappa. India are up 1-0 in this mixed team event tie

  • 19:01 (IST)

    Badminton: India go up 1-0 against Pakistan in mixed team event

    The Indians make short work of the Pakistan challenge in the opening mixed doubles match with a 21-9, 21-12 win for the duo of B Reddy and A Ponappa. India are up 1-0 in this mixed team event tie

  • 18:57 (IST)

    Second quarter starts!

    India would hope to increase their lead margin in this quarter!

  • 18:56 (IST)

    Badminton: Pakistan manage to enter double figures

    Pakistan have managed to enter double figures in the second game, courtesy their bright start but the Indian duo has pulled away and are now up 18-11

  • 18:52 (IST)

    HOCKEY: India lead 1-0 vs. Ghana

    A strong start from India but some great defending from Ghana. The minnows have thwarted the Indian attack!

  • 18:51 (IST)

    Badminton: Indians come right back in it

    Some effective racket-work there from the experienced Ponappa. Excellent court coverage and use of power and the Indians are in the lead

  • 18:49 (IST)

    Badminton: Indifferent start to 2nd game by Ponappa/Reddy

    The Pakistanis have done well to make a strong start to the second game, forcing the Indian duo to commit a few errors and have taken a 6-4 lead. No alarm bells yet but Ponappa and Reddy need to get their act together otherwise the Pakistani duo can level the match.

  • 18:48 (IST)

    Another penalty corner missed!

    India get their third penalty corner and messes up once again! They would be unhappy about that in this Pool A match!

  • 18:44 (IST)

    India vs Pakistan Badminton

    Ponappa and Reddy making mincemeat of the challenge from the Pakistani duo Muhammad Irfan Saeed BHATTI and Ghazala SIDDIQUE. They Running away with the first game here.

    It’s a clinical finish to the game with a smash and the Indian duo take the first game comfortably 21-9. It will be interesting to see if the Pakistanis have any fight in them to produce a rearguard.

  • 18:42 (IST)

    very poor penalty corner!

    India messes up the penalty corner as Ghana keep the scorecard at 1-0 for India.

  • 18:42 (IST)

    very poor penalty corner!

    India messes up the penalty corner as Ghana keep the scorecard at 1-0 for India.

  • 18:41 (IST)

    10 minutes up, India still 1-0 up!

    India have got another penalty corner here!

  • 18:37 (IST)

    India vs Pakistan Mixed Team Event – Group A game starts

    Going by India’s strong line-up, this should not be a problem for PV Sindhu and Co.

  • 18:37 (IST)

    India vs Pakistan Mixed Team Event – Group A game starts

    Going by India’s strong line-up, this should not be a problem for PV Sindhu and Co.

  • 18:35 (IST)

    Gurjit scores!

    And there, India have scored their first goal from penalty corner against Ghana with Gurjit putting her name on the score board!

  • 18:33 (IST)

    First quarter starts!

    Indian forwards creating a lot of pressure on Ghana goal! Some early nerves there.

  • 18:31 (IST)

    India and Ghana have lined up for national anthems!

    India would hope to keep their World Cup campaign behind them and start the CWG with the big win!

  • 18:31 (IST)

    India and Ghana have lined up for national anthems!

    India would hope to keep their World Cup campaign behind them and start the CWG with the big win!

  • 18:22 (IST)

    AUS need 36 off 24

    Australia are seven down chasing a target of 155. Harmanpreet Kaur and Co. looks confident!

  • 18:19 (IST)

    India women’s hockey team in the house

    The Indian women’s hockey team is gearing up for their group game against Ghana!

  • 18:04 (IST)

    India win in men’s TT

    G Sathiyan defeats Tyrese Knight 11-4, 11-4, 11-5 to give India 3-0 win against Barbados

  • 17:47 (IST)

    India sixth in Men’s Team Sprint (Qualifying)

    Rojit, Esow, Beckham, Ronaldo finished sixth with a timing of 44.702 seconds

  • 17:33 (IST)

    Strong start from Indian men’s TT team!

    In men’s team Group 3 match, India have taken a 2-0 lead against Barbados. First in the doubles match, Harmeet Desai and G Sathiyan won 11-9, 11-9 11-4 against Barbados’ Kevin Farley and Tyrese Knight. Then in the men’s singles, Achanta Sharath Kamal won 11-5, 11-3, 11-3 against Ramon Maxwell

  • 17:20 (IST)

    Cricket: India sets Australia 155-run target

    In the Group A match, India ended on 154/8 after opting to bat first. India captain Harmanpreet Kaur (52) and opener Shafali Verma (48) top-scored for the team.

  • 17:08 (IST)

    Shiva Thapa Wins His Bout!

    In 63kg Round of 32, India’s Shiva Thapa defeats Pakistan’s Suleman Baloch in comprehensive way

  • 17:00 (IST)

    Triathlon Men’s Individual (Sprint Distance) Final ends

    India Adarsh ​​MS and Vishwanath Yadav finish 30th and 33rd. England’s Alex Yee wins the first gold medal of the CWG 2022.

  • 16:58 (IST)

    India 7th in Women’s Team Sprint (Qualifying)

    After a promising start, Mayuri Lute, Triyasha Paul and Shushikala Agashe clocked 51.433 seconds. But it was not enough to qualify for the medal round where New Zealand, Canada, Wales and Australia have progressed.

  • 16:48 (IST)

    India 6th in Cycling Men’s Team Pursuit

    Team India finishes with a timing of 4:12.865 in the 4000m qualifying round. The Indian team, comprising K. Venkappa, Dinesh Kumar, Anantha Narayanan and Vishavjeet Singh, finishes sixth

  • 16:41 (IST)

    Srihari Nataraj in semis!

    GOOD NEWS FROM THE POOL!!

    Srihari Nataraj has qualified for the semi-finals of 100m backstroke with a timing of 54.68 seconds

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