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Commonwealth Games, Day 1 Live Updates: India have got some really good results on the opening day of the CWG 2022. The highlight was Srihari Nataraj qualifying 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. Also, the India women’s cricket team is batting against Australia in the cricket competition. Later in the day, the women’s hockey team will face Ghana. The mixed badminton team would also be in action in the evening. In terms of boxing, Shiva Thapa, Sumit Kundu, Ashish Kumara and Rohit Tokas have their bouts lined up for today. 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







  • 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

  • 16:25 (IST)

    Swimming event update!

    In Men’s 50m Butterfly – Heat 1, India’s Sajan Prakash finishes 24th with a timing of 25:01 seconds

    In Men’s 400m Freestyle heats, Kushagra Rawat finishes 14th with a timing of 3:57.45

  • 16:25 (IST)

    Swimming event update!

    In Men’s 50m Butterfly – Heat 1, India’s Sajan Prakash finishes 24th with a timing of 25:01 seconds

    In Men’s 400m Freestyle heats, Kushagra Rawat finishes 14th with a timing of 3:57.45

  • 16:07 (IST)

    India now fifth!

    Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Wales have better timing than India in Men’s 4000m Team Pursuit – Qualifying!

    Qualification Rules: Fastest two teams race for Gold and 3rd and 4th teams race for Bronze

  • 16:03 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls update!

    Not so good so far for India

    Tania Choudhury loses 10-21 against Scotland’s Dee Hoggan

    In men’s triples, India lose to New Zealand 23-6

  • 15:51 (IST)

    India now third in qualifying

    Canada and New Zealand have come up with better timings! India now third in qualifying! Qualification Rules: Fastest two teams race for Gold and 3rd and 4th teams race for Bronze

  • 15:47 (IST)

    Cycling team’s timing are out!

    Team India finishes with a timing of 4:12.865 in the 4000m qualifying round.

  • 15:32 (IST)

    Cycling event on

    Men’s 4000m Team pursuit qualifying starts!

  • 15:19 (IST)

    History made!

    Women’s cricket makes its debut! Such momentous occasion for the sport

  • 15:13 (IST)

    Cricket match about to start

    CWG 2022: India captain Harmanpreet Kaur wins toss, opts to ba vs Australia In Group A clash

  • 15:04 (IST)

    India wins match!

    In the third rubber, Sreeja Akula also won her game against Danisha Patel with a 3-0 margin

  • 14:49 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Tania Choudhary loses

    Tania Choudhary loses against Scotland’s Dee Hoggan in Women’s Singles – Section B – Round 1 event

  • 14:45 (IST)

    Manika wins the match

    She takes the third game 11-2. This was some dominating display!

  • 14:40 (IST)

    Manika Takes The Second Game too!

    Terrific performance by the Indian star! She take the second game 11-3

  • 14:33 (IST)

    Manika Takes First Game

    Absolute domination by Manika Batra as she win first game 11-5

  • 14:28 (IST)

    Manika Batra up next

    She will play Mushfiquh Kalam in the singles rubber

  • 14:28 (IST)

    Manika Batra up next

    She will play Mushfiquh Kalam in the singles rubber

  • 14:26 (IST)

    India on Top

    The pair of Reeth Tennison and Sreeja Akula win their tie 3-0 against Lailaa Edwards and Danisha Jayavant Patel of South Africa

  • 14:26 (IST)

    India on Top

    The pair of Reeth Tennison and Sreeja Akula win their tie 3-0 against Lailaa Edwards and Danisha Jayavant Patel of South Africa

  • 14:16 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Indian pair take second game

    The Indian pair of Tennison and Akula take the second game as well. Brilliant from the Indian women’s duo.

  • 14:12 (IST)

    CWG 2022 Live: Tennison, Akula first game

    India’s Tennison and Akula win first game

  • 14:05 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Table tennis starts

    India’s Reeth Tennison and Sreeja Akula are taking on Lailaa Edwards and Danisha Patel of South Africa first up.

  • 13:55 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Table tennis action about to begin

    India women’s team will be taking on South Africa. Manika Batra, Sreeja Akula, Reeth Rishya, and Diya Chitale are taking part in the Women’s Table Tennis group game against South Africa.

  • 13:40 (IST)

    CWG 2022: First to reach 21 points will win match in lawn bowls event

    It is important to remember that whoever gets to 21 points first, wins the lawn bowl matches.

  • 13:36 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Dee Hoggan back in the lead

    Scotland’s Dee Hoggan regains her lead against Tania, and she is now leading 8-6.

  • 13:32 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Comeback from Tania

    In women’s singles lawn bowls event, Tania makes a strong comeback, and the scoreline is now 6-6.

  • 13:30 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Men’s triples lawn bowls event also underway

    In men’s triples lawn bowls event, India is squaring off against New Zealand and they are currently trailing 1-6.

  • 13:28 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Scotland’s Hoggan takes lead against Tania

    In ongoing women’s singles Group B Round 1 lawn bowls event, Scotland’s Dee Hoggan has taken a 6-3 lead against Tania Choudhary..

  • 13:27 (IST)

    CWG 2022: India to face Ghana in women’s hockey

    In women’s hockey, India will square off against Ghana at 6:30PM IST.

  • 13:27 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Indian cricket team to face Australia

    The much-anticipated clash of the day would be between India and Australia women’s cricket teams

  • 13:26 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Lawn bowls event underway, scores level

    The lawn bowls event is underway. The scoreline between Tania Choudhary and Dee Hoggan is level at 3-3.

  • 12:54 (IST)

    CWG 2022 Live: India to begin campaign at 1 PM

    India will begin its campaign at 1 PM IST with lawn bowls event… Stay tuned

  • 12:18 (IST)

    CWG 2022: What has been India’s best performance?

    India’s best performance at the event came in 2010 when the contingent returned with 101 medals, while in the last CWG in 2018, India had grabbed 66 medals

  • 12:08 (IST)

    CWG 2022: PV Sindhu, Manpreet Singh led India at opening ceremony

    Incase you missed it, PV Sindhu and Manpreet Singh were the flagbearers for the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony.

  • 12:02 (IST)

    CWG 2022 Live: Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to our Live coverage of Day 1 of CWG 2022. Lot of sports will kickstart today, Indian women’s cricket team will face Australia at 3:30 PM IST. Women’s hockey team to square off against Ghana. Day 1 action begins at 1 PM..

    Stay tuned…

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