Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 1 Live Updates: Shiva Defeats Pakistan Boxer in 63kg, Nataraj In SF

CWG 2022 Day 1 Live: Table tennis action is underway© AFP




Commonwealth Games, Day 1 Live Updates: India has had some very good results on the opening day of the CWG 2022. The highlight was Srihari Nataraj’s qualifying for the 100m backstroke semifinal with a timing of 54.68 seconds. Indian boxer Shiva Thapa defeated Pakistani Suleiman Baloch 5-0 in 63kg 3-2. The Indian women’s TT team kicked off the campaign with a bang by beating South Africa 3-0 in their group stage match. The doubles team of Sreeja Akula and Reeth Tennison defeated Lailaa Edwards and Danisha Jayavant Patel in straight games. Then star TT player Manika Batra took India’s dominance in the match to the next level, beating Mushfiquh Kalam 11-5, 11-3, 11-2. Then Sreeja Akula defeated Danisha Jayavant Patel. However, India tasted defeats in grass bowls, swimming (50m butterfly and 400m freestyle) and cycling events. The Indian women’s cricket team also competes against Australia in the cricket competition. Later in the day, the women’s hockey team will take on 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 lined up their matches 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 the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham







  • 17:33 (IST)

    Strong start from the Indian men’s TT team!

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

  • 17:20 (IST)

    Cricket: India sets goal of 155 runs for Australia

    In the Group A match, India finished in 154/8 after choosing to bat first. India captain Harmanpreet Kaur (52) and opener Shafali Verma (48) scored the highest score for the team.

  • 17:08 (IST)

    Shiva Thapa wins his fight!

    In the 63kg round of 32, India’s Shiva Thapa beats Pakistan’s Suleman Baloch in a comprehensive manner

  • 17:00 (IST)

    Triathlon Individual men (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 in which New Zealand, Canada, Wales and Australia have finished.

  • 4:48 PM (IST)

    India 6th in Team Pursuit Men’s Cycling

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

  • 16:41 (IST)

    Srihari Nataraj in semifinals!

    GOOD NEWS FROM THE POOL!!

    Srihari Nataraj has qualified for the semifinals of the 100m backstroke with a time of 54.68 seconds

  • 16:25 (IST)

    Update swimming event!

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

    In the men’s 400m freestyle, Kushagra Rawat finishes 14th with a timing of 3:57.45

  • 16:25 (IST)

    Update swimming event!

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

    In the men’s 400m freestyle, 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 the 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!

    So far not so good for India?

    Tania Choudhury loses 10-21 to Scottish Dee Hoggan

    India loses to New Zealand 23-6 . in men’s triples

  • 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)

    The timing of the cycling team has been announced!

    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 Qualification begins!

  • 15:19 (IST)

    History made!

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

  • 15:13 (IST)

    Cricket match is about to start

    CWG 2022: India captain Harmanpreet Kaur wins toss, chooses ba vs Australia in Group A clash

  • 15:04 (IST)

    India wins contest!

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

  • 14:49 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Tania Choudhary loses

    Tania Choudhary loses to Scottish Dee Hoggan in women’s singles – Section B – Round 1

  • 14:45 (IST)

    Manika wins the match

    She takes the third game 11-2. This was a dominant display!

  • 14:40 (IST)

    Manika also takes the second game!

    Great performance from the Indian star! She takes the second game 11-3

  • 14:33 (IST)

    Manika takes first game

    Absolute domination by Manika Batra as they lead the first game 11-5 . wins

  • 14:28 (IST)

    Manika Batra next time

    She will play Mushfiquh Kalam in the singles rubber

  • 14:28 (IST)

    Manika Batra next time

    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 3-0 draw against South Africa’s Lailaa Edwards and Danisha Jayavant Patel

  • 14:26 (IST)

    India on top

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

  • 14:16 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Indian duo win second game

    Indian pair Tennison and Akula also win the second game. Brilliant from the Indian women’s duo.

  • 14:12 (IST)

    CWG 2022 Live: Tennison, Akula First Match

    India’s Tennison and Akula win first match

  • 14:05 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Table Tennis Begins

    India’s Reeth Tennison and Sreeja Akula will face South Africa’s Lailaa Edwards and Danisha Patel first.

  • 13:55 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Table tennis action is about to begin

    The Indian women’s team will compete against South Africa. Manika Batra, Sreeja Akula, Reeth Rishya and Diya Chitale compete in the women’s table tennis group match against South Africa.

  • 13:40 (IST)

    CWG 2022: First to reach 21 points wins the match in the lawn bowl event

    It is important to remember that the first to reach 21 points wins the matches in the lawn bowl.

  • 13:36 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Dee Hoggan Back in the Lead

    Scottish Dee Hoggan regains her lead against Tania and now leads 8-6.

  • 13:32 (IST)

    CWG 2022: comeback of Tania

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

  • 13:30 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Men’s Triple Lawn Bowls Event Also On-going

    In the men’s triple lawn bowls, India will face New Zealand and are currently trailing 1-6.

  • 13:28 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Hoggan from Scotland takes lead against Tania

    In the ongoing Women’s Singles Group B Round 1 lawn bowls, Scottish Dee Hoggan has taken a 6-3 lead against Tania Choudhary..

  • 13:27 (IST)

    CWG 2022: India takes on Ghana in women’s hockey

    In women’s hockey, India will take on Ghana at 6.30 pm IST.

  • 13:27 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Indian Cricket Team Take on Australia

    The much anticipated clash of the day would be between India and Australia cricket teams

  • 13:26 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Lawn bowls event in progress, scores level

    The lawn bowls event is underway. The deficit between Tania Choudhary and Dee Hoggan is 3-3.

  • 12:54 (IST)

    CWG 2022 Live: India kicks off campaign at 1pm

    India kicks off its campaign at 1pm IST with a lawn bowl event… Stay tuned

  • 12:18 (IST)

    CWG 2022: What was India’s best performance?

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

  • 12:08 (IST)

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

    In case you missed it, PV Sindhu and Manpreet Singh were the flag bearers for the Indian contingent during the opening ceremony.

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