Shuttles PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen continued India’s good show at the Commonwealth Games, taking gold in singles events, while Chirag Shetty – Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy took home gold in men’s doubles on the final day. However, the Indian men’s ice hockey team went for silver after losing 7-0 to Australia in the gold medal game.
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I am confident that this team will continue to make India proud: PM Modi
Proud of the men’s hockey team for a spirited performance by the CWG and winning a silver medal. I’m confident… https://t.co/Hdh3O55WpS
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1659968325000
We’re really good friends and that helped us play efficiently on the pitch. We all live and play for this moment. It was priceless. The support from the Indians was phenomenal as they cheered us on greatly.
– Chirag Shetty on winning gold
We really wanted to win gold and we did it. We prepared well and finally won the gold medal. It was amazing. No feeling can beat the feeling of seeing the Indian flag flying at the top.
– Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on winning gold in men’s doubles badminton
Redefining success and excellence, says Modi
The Indian badminton contingent has redefined success and excellence. Excellent display of teamwork and skills from… https://t.co/OqkO8L259K
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1659966644000
Right from the start I had the feeling that I could do it well and I didn’t put myself under too much pressure. The Indian national anthem that was played after PV Sindhu won really motivated me. It was a proud moment when the same thing happened after my win.
– Lakshya Sen on winning gold
Modi on Sharath’s gold win after 16 years
@sharathkamal1’s gold medal will go down in history as something very special. He has demonstrated the power of patience… https://t.co/0vmzIK4tFy
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1659967156000
Here is India’s latest medal tally
India’s men’s ice hockey team settles for silver after losing 7-0 to Australia in the gold medal game.
SILVER IT IS!! Men in Blue put in a brave display in their last game against Australia. They settle with si… https://t.co/QyPnu1OhMv
— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) 1659963873000
Modi congratulates Lakshya Sen
Delighted with @lakshya_sen’s performance. Congratulations on winning the gold medal in badminton. He played… https://t.co/nBAfJi5de5
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1659959491000
Men’s Ice Hockey Final: End of Q3 – India 0-6 v Australia
Third gold for Achanta Sharat Kamal
KAMAL KA KAMAAL @sharathkamal1 wins against Liam (ENG) (4-1) (11-13, 11-7, 11-2, 11-6, 11-8) in … https://t.co/9NHCqZm0L3
— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) 1659962181000
India’s first badminton doubles CWG gold
HISTORY MADE – DYNAMIC DUO ON A ROLL @satwiksairaj / @Shettychirag04 triumph over their English opponent… https://t.co/1sZFsA23Fh
— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) 1659961724000
Achanta Sharat Kamal wins gold in men’s table tennis
Chirag Shetty – Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy win gold in badminton men’s doubles
Men’s Ice Hockey Final: End of Q2 – India trail 5-0 to Australia at half time
Table Tennis: Men’s Singles Gold Medal Game – Achanta Sharath Kamal wins the second game 11-7 and equals 1-1 against Liam Pitchford of England
Table Tennis: Men’s Singles Gold Medal Game – Achanta Sharath Kamal loses the first game 11-13 to England’s Liam Pitchford
Men’s Ice Hockey Final: End of Q1, India 0-2 v Australia
Scorecard: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran beats England’s Paul Drinkhall 4-3
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran wins bronze medal for India in table tennis men’s singles
This is the first time that India has won gold in both men’s and women’s badminton singles in the same edition of the CWG
- PV Sindhu became the first Indian player to win gold in singles after Saina Nehwal in 2010 and 2018
- Lakshya Sen became the fourth Indian to win gold in men’s singles at CWG, after Prakash Padukone, Syed Modi and Parupalli Kashyap
Bronze decision in table tennis: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran leads in the men’s singles with 7:2 against the Englishman Paul Drinkhall
Table Tennis: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran loses sixth game 12-10 to England’s Paul Drinkhall in men’s singles bronze medal.
Match now over for the decisive seventh game
Bronze Match: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran leads 3-2 in men’s singles table tennis over England’s Paul Drinkhall
This is Lakshya Sen’s first gold in CWG singles. He previously won silver in the mixed team
Lakshya wins gold medal for India
- Lakshya Sen beats Tze Yong Ng of Malaysia to win the GOLD medal in men’s singles
- He made a brilliant comeback, winning the third game 21-16 and taking the gold medal.
- He lost the first game
Lakshya leads 19-15 in the gold medal fight
Badminton: Lakshya leads in the third game by 6 points 15-9
Table Tennis: Drinkhall leads in fourth game
He leads the fourth game 9-5. The England player must win this game if he has to stay alive in the competition
Lakshya Sen leads 11-7 in the third game
Lakshya Sen wins the second game, level 1-1
Lakshya Sen leads 11-9 in the second game at half time
Lakshya Sen equalized twice in the tight second game
Sen lost the first game to Malaysia’s Tze Yong in the men’s badminton final
In the first game, Lakshya Sen loses the first set 21:19 against Tze Yong from Malaysia
Lakshya Sen scores in the first game with 18:18 against Tze Yong from Malaysia
Lakshya Sen closes the gap (16-15) against Malaysia’s Tze Yong
Malaysia’s Tze Yong leads 11-9 against Lakshya Sen in the first game
Sport Minister Rijiju congratulates Sindhu on making India proud
Pride of India @Pvsindhu1 makes history by winning the gold medal at the #CommonwealthGames2022! She won bronze in… https://t.co/Wt97DCiwOx
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) 1659950234000
PV Sindhu after winning gold
“I’ve been waiting for this gold for a long time. So I’m super happy” – says Sindhu after winning the gold
Lakshya Sen’s final badminton men’s gold medal match begins
Lakshya Sen’s match against Tze Yong NG of Malaysia begins
India gets 19th gold
PV Sindhu beats Michelle Li of Canada in the women’s singles final 21-15, 21-13 to win a gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games
Sindhu leads 11-6 in the second game
PV Sindhu leads mid-game 11-6 over Canada’s Michelle Li in Women’s Singles – GOLD Medals Match
Sindhu wins the first set in the gold medal match
PV Sindhu wins first set 21-15 over Canada’s Michelle Li in Women’s Singles – GOLD Medal Match
Sharath Kamal and Nikhat Zareen will be India’s flag bearers for the CWG closing ceremony
Sharath, 40, has won four medals at this edition of the Games after winning gold and silver in men’s doubles with the men’s team and mixed team.
Sindhu’s final game begins
After a short delay, PV Sindhu’s gold medal match against Canada’s Michelle Li has begun. Sindhu is the favorite for the medal.
Badminton: The last match of Sindhu is about to start
In the Women’s Singles Gold Medal Match, PV Sindhu meets Canada’s Michelle Li
Hockey game update
- Vivek Sagar Prasad, midfielder for the Indian men’s hockey team, will not be available for the final against Australia at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham today.
- He has sustained a minor knee injury and has been advised to rest.
Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: England spinner Sophie Ecclestone reprimanded for violating ICC code
- England left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone was officially reprimanded for violating Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the Commonwealth Games Women’s T20I bronze medal T20I match against New Zealand on Sunday in Birmingham.
- As an aside, a minus was added to Sophie’s disciplinary record for which it was the first offense in 24 months.
- Level 1 violations carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand, a maximum penalty of 50 percent of a player’s game fee, and a minus point or two.
Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Following is India’s schedule for Babminton
- Women’s Singles Gold Medal Match: PV Sindhu – 1:20 p.m
- Men’s Singles Gold Medal Game: Lakshya Sen – 2:10 p.m
- Men’s Doubles for Gold Medal: Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty – 3:00 p.m
Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Following is India’s hockey schedule
Men’s Gold Medal Game: India v Australia – 17:00
Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Following is India’s table tennis schedule
- Men’s Singles Bronze Medal Game: G. Sathiyan – 15:35
- Men’s Singles Gold Medal Game: Achanta Sharath Kamal – 4:25pm. PTI
Covid-19 drama no excuse for Harmanpreet Kaur and India
- McGrath tested positive for Covid-19 on the morning of the gold medal game in Birmingham but was allowed onto the field as she was only suffering from mild symptoms.
- Harmanpreet said the Indian team were informed of McGrath’s positive test before the throw and had no objection to allowing her to take her place on the Australian side.
- The talented 26-year-old remained wicketless and managed just two runs with the racquet as Australia clinched an exciting nine-run win, but conjectures as to whether or not they should have taken the field in the first place were speculated and the draw was even delayed by more than 10 minutes when the topic was discussed.
President Murmu congratulates the CWG medalists
“Congratulations to young pugilist Sagar on winning a silver in boxing at the #CommonwealthGames. Your bravery, determination and bravery have earned you widespread recognition. You have made India proud. I’m sure you have a bright future ahead of you,” the President tweeted.
PM Modi praises CWG winners and says first medal in cricket will always be special
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated India’s medalists at the Commonwealth Games and praised the women’s cricket team for clinching silver, saying the first-ever CWG medal in cricket will always be special.
- Modi hailed Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula for winning the gold in mixed doubles table tennis, praising their courage and tenacity
- The Prime Minister congratulated Kidambi Srikanth on winning a bronze medal in badminton and called him “one of the champions of Indian badminton”.