Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 1 Live Updates: India 1-0 Up vs Ghana in Hockey, Lead PAK in Badminton | Commonwealth Games News


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Commonwealth Games, Day 1 Live Updates: Indian women’s hockey team’s group match against Ghana has started and they are leading 1-0. India are also facing Pakistan in mixed team badminton. In another big development, Srihari Nataraj qualified 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. The India women’s cricket team lost to Australia by three wickets. 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 







  • 18:52 (IST)

    HOCKEY: India lead 1-0 vs Ghana

    A strong start from India but some great defending from Ghana. The minnows have thwarted the Indian attack!

  • 18:52 (IST)

    HOCKEY: India lead 1-0 vs Ghana

    A strong start from India but some great defending from Ghana. The minnows have thwarted the Indian attack!

  • 18:51 (IST)

    Badminton: Indians come right back in it

    Some effective racket-work there from the experienced Ponappa. Excellent court coverage and use of power and the Indians are in the lead and a just a point away from making it 2-0

  • 18:49 (IST)

    Badminton: Indifferent start to 2nd game by Ponappa/Reddy

    The Pakistanis have done well to make a strong start to the second game, forcing the Indian duo to commit a few errors and have taken a 6-4 lead. No alarm bells yet but Ponappa and Reddy need to get their act together otherwise the Pakistani duo can level the match.

  • 18:48 (IST)

    Another penalty corner missed!

    India get their third penalty corner and messes up once again! They would be unhappy about that in this Pool A match!

  • 18:44 (IST)

    India vs Pakistan Badminton

    Ponappa and Reddy making mincemeat of the challenge from the Pakistani duo Muhammad Irfan Saeed BHATTI and Ghazala SIDDIQUE. They Running away with the first game here.

    It’s a clinical finish to the game with a smash and the Indian duo take the first game comfortably 21-9. It will be interesting to see if the Pakistanis have any fight in them to produce a rearguard.

  • 18:42 (IST)

    very poor penalty corner!

    India messes up the penalty corner as Ghana keep the scorecard at 1-0 for India.

  • 18:42 (IST)

    very poor penalty corner!

    India messes up the penalty corner as Ghana keep the scorecard at 1-0 for India.

  • 18:41 (IST)

    10 minutes up, India still 1-0 up!

    India have got another penalty corner here!

  • 18:37 (IST)

    India vs Pakistan Mixed Team Event – Group A game starts

    Going by India’s strong line-up, this should not be a problem for PV Sindhu and Co.

  • 18:37 (IST)

    India vs Pakistan Mixed Team Event – Group A game starts

    Going by India’s strong line-up, this should not be a problem for PV Sindhu and Co.

  • 18:35 (IST)

    Gurjit scores!

    And there, India have scored their first goal from penalty corner against Ghana with Gurjit putting her name on the score board!

  • 18:33 (IST)

    First quarter starts!

    Indian forwards creating lot of pressure on Ghana goal! Some early nerves there.

  • 18:31 (IST)

    India and Ghana have lined up for national anthems!

    India would hope to keep their World Cup campaign behind them and start the CWG with the big win!

  • 18:31 (IST)

    India and Ghana have lined up for national anthems!

    India would hope to keep their World Cup campaign behind them and start the CWG with the big win!

  • 18:22 (IST)

    AUS need 36 off 24

    Australia are seven down chasing a target of 155. Harmanpreet Kaur and Co. looks confident!

  • 18:19 (IST)

    Indiam women’s hockey team in the house

    The Indian women’s hockey team is gearing up for their group game against Ghana!

  • 18:04 (IST)

    India win in men’s TT

    G Sathiyan defeats Tyrese Knight 11-4, 11-4, 11-5 to give India 3-0 win against Barbados

  • 17:47 (IST)

    India sixth in Men’s Team Sprint (Qualifying)

    Rojit, Esow, Beckham, Ronaldo finished sixth with a timing of 44.702 seconds

  • 17:33 (IST)

    Strong start from Indian men’s TT team!

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

  • 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

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