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CWG 2022: Team India first day at Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

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Triathlon 
Men’s category:
• Adarsh finished 30th and Vishwanath finished 33rd in men’s category TV.

 Women’s category 
• Praganya and Sanjana finished 26th and 28th respectively. 

Table tennis 
• Women’s team won their first two group matches (1st match against South Africa for 3-0 and second match against Fiji 3-0). 
• Men’s team won their first group match against Barbados 3-0. 
• India beat Singapore 3-0 in their 2nd clash of Men's Team event (Group 3).

Badminton
• India dominated Pakistan in the Mixed Team event winning all 5 matches.

Squash

• 9th standard's Anahat Singh has just made her Commonwealth Games debut with a Straight Game Win against Jada Ross. She is also the youngest Indian athlete at CWG 2022.

• Abhay Singh comfortably wins his 1st round encounter 3-0 against Joe Chapman. Tomorrow Abhay will take on WR 48 Alan Clyne at 0045 hrs IST in R32.

Boxing 
• Shiva Thapa defeated Baloch Suleman in the first match of 63.5 kg men’s boxing (5:0, Unanimous decision). 

Swimming
• Sajan Prakash (50 m Butterfly) failed to qualify for the semi-finals and
• Kushagra Rawat (400 m freestyle) failed to qualify for the finals. 
• Srihari Nataraj storms into Final of Men's 100m Backstroke event after finishing 4th in his  his Semis Heat (& 7th overall) clocking 54.55 secs.

Cycling
• Women’s sprint team failed to qualify for the semi-finals, team India finished 7 in the qualification round with a timing of 51.433 for Women’s team sprint 
• Men’s pursuit team finished last in the qualification round with a timing of 4:12.865.
• In men’s team sprint India finished 6th in the qualification round, failing to secure the semi-final slot for the same.

Cricket
• In women’s Cricket, India lost to Australia in their first group stage match by three wickets. India scored 154 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets, 
• India will face Pakistan on their second group match on 31st.


Hockey 
• Women’s team started with a dominant performance over Ghana (ranked 30th), defeating Ghana with a big margin 5-0. 
• India will go against Australia and New Zealand in their next group stage matches.

Lawn Bowls
• In lawn bowls Tania lost her first match in women’s single sectional play against Daphne of Falkland Islands (Score 20-21).
• In Men’s team event India lost to Scotland in men’s triple sectional play (Score 12-19).

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