India didn’t clinch any medal on the finish of Day 1 of Commonwealth Video games 2022 however there have been fairly good wins. India gained in hockey, the desk tennis groups acquired off to a very good begins as effectively. India’s blended group began off effectively with over Pakistan in Badminton. In boxing, Shiva Thapa beat Pakistan’s Suleman Baloch in Spherical of 32 conflict in 63.5 kg class to maneuver to pre-quarters. India, nonetheless, confronted some losses as effectively, not doing a lot in Garden Ball, Gymnastics, Triathlon and Biking. The Indian girls’s cricket group’s debut at CWG was forgettable as they misplaced by 3 wickets to Australia.
Comply with Day 2 schedule of Indian ahletes of CWG 2022
Under, check out key outcomes at CWG from India’s standpoint on Day 1.
India thrash Pakistan in badminton opener
India’s fancied shuttlers did not break a sweat on approach to taking an unassailable 3-0 lead over Pakistan of their badminton opener on the twenty second Commonwealth Video games right here on Friday.
The duo of B Sumeeth Reddy and Machimanda Ponnappa began the proceedings with a snug 21-9 21-12 win over Muhammad Irfan Saeed Bhatti and Ghazala Siddique of their blended doubles conflict on the Nationwide Exhibition Centre.
After the Pakistan pair appeared to place up a combat within the second recreation, Reddy completed the match with a down-the-line smash, after which, Kidambi Srikanth picked up from the place his blended doubles colleagues left, simply getting the higher of Murad Ali 21-7 21-12 within the males’s singles match.
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The gulf in school was evident because the Pakistanis struggled to match the excessive requirements set by the Indians. Then, it was the flip of double Olympic medallist P V Sindhu to seize a dominant win over Mahoor Shahzad in girls’s singles. The champion Indian shuttler gained 21-7 21-6.
India lose to Australia in T20
World Champions Australia gained the primary girls`s cricket match in Commonwealth Video games historical past with a three-wicket victory over India because of Ashleigh Gardner`s unbeaten half-century and Jess Jonassen`s four-wicket haul of their T20 conflict on Friday. Chasing 155 to win within the 20-over recreation, Australia have been in bother at one stage having misplaced half their facet for 49, however Gardner acquired them over the road in model with an over remaining.
She smashed 9 fours in her 52 not out off 35 balls whereas Grace Harris chipped in with 37 off 20 balls earlier than Alana King (18 not out) helped end the job.
India bowler Renuka Singh took 4-18 in her 4 overs however the effort was in useless.
India had opted to bat first after successful the toss and made 154-8 of their 20 overs because of skipper Harmanpreet Kaur`s 52 off 34 balls — a knock that included eight fours and a six — in addition to opening batter Shafali Verma`s 48.
Good begin in TT
India’s women and men desk tennis groups had straightforward begins to their respective campaigns with similar 3-0 victories over Barbados and South Africa within the Commonwealth Video games right here on Friday.
That is that from our first recreation at #CWG2022
Australia win by 3 wickets.#TeamIndia will look to bounce again within the subsequent recreation.
Scorecard – https://t.co/cuQZ7NHmpB #AUSvIND #B2022 pic.twitter.com/p1sn3xS6kj
— BCCI Girls (@BCCIWomen) July 29, 2022
In a bunch 3 encounter in opposition to minnows Barbados, the pair of Harmeet Desai and G Sathiyan steamrolled Kevin Farley and Tyrese Knight 11-9, 11-9, 11-4 whereas veteran Sharath Kamal made quick work of Ramon Maxwell 11-5, 11-3, 11-3 in lower than quarter-hour.
India girls’s hockey group off to successful begin
The Indian girls’s hockey group defeated a lowly Ghana 5-0 to start out its Commonwealth Video games marketing campaign on a successful observe right here on Friday.
The Savita Punia-led group was, nonetheless, removed from spectacular in its first Pool A recreation.
Gurjit Kaur (third, thirty ninth minutes) scored a brace, whereas Neha Goyal (twenty eighth), Sangita Kumari (thirty sixth) and Salima Tete (56th) struck a area purpose every for India.
Regardless that India dominated the match in all departments, it was a lacklustre efficiency from them within the first two quarters as Ghana’s defence produced a resolute present to frustrate their fancied opponents.
What was irritating for India was the weak link-up between the midfield and the forwardline.
India`s Srihari Nataraj certified for the boys`s 100m backstroke swimming semifinal on the Commonwealth Video games 2022 in Birmingham on Friday. Nataraj completed third in warmth 4 with a timing of 54.68s. Whereas Sajan Prakash was eradicated within the males`s 50m butterfly occasion as he completed eighth with a time of 25.01s. In Males`s 400m Freestyle heats, Kushagra Rawat completed 14th with a clocking of three:57.45. In the meantime, within the triathlon, India was unsuccessful of their first triathlon look within the Commonwealth Video games as Adarsh Muralidharan completed thirtieth and Vishwanath Yadav completed thirty third within the males`s particular person dash closing. Adarsh Muralidharan completed with a time of 1:00:38 and Vishwanath Yadav completed with a time of 1:02:52. England`s Alex Yee gained the primary gold medal of the Commonwealth Video games on Friday, taking victory within the males`s triathlon. Later within the day, the ladies`s hockey group will face Ghana. The blended badminton group would even be in motion within the night.