Hello and welcome to the Live Coverage of India’s Day 6 in the ongoing Commonwealth Games being held in Gold Coast, Australia. The ever glimmering Indian contingent embark on the sixth day of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Tuesday with fresh hopes of grabbing a flurry of medals.
A warm welcome and a very good morning to all as we set our engrossment in the Live Coverage of the sixth day in the ongoing 21st edition of Commonwealth Games being held in Gold Coast, Australia. As India set foot on Day 6 of the coveted event, the contingent in the fray begin with brand new hopes of medals to add on to India’s medal tally. India are currently third in the medal tally with 10 gold, 4 silvers and 5 bronze medals after Australia and England.
The ever glimmering Indian contingent embark on the sixth day of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Tuesday with fresh hopes of grabbing a flurry of medals. An action-packed day six will witness more shooters in the fray having a go at their respective medal chances. While India’s ace shooter Gagan Narang will aim to extend his 10 medals at CWG, Heena Sidhu will also be on the roster competing in the 25-metre pistol. The men and the women’s hockey teams will be playing their pool matches against Malaysia and South Africa respectively.
10:10 IST: BOXING | Indian pugilist Naman Tanwar will be in action in the Men’s 91kg quarterfinal. He will be taking on Samoan boxer Frank Masoe in a short while from now.
09:38 AM IST: BOXING | India is assured of another medal as the referee raises Amit Phangal’s hand for victory over Scotland’s Aqeel Ahmed in the quarterfinal bout of the Men’s 46-49 kg. Amit won the bout on a 4:1 split decision.
09:36 AM IST: BOXING | It looks like India is closing on another medal. In the third round, Amit Phangal danced around the ring more, maybe he was tired with all the dodging in the quarterfinal bout of the Men’s 46-49 kg.
09:32 AM IST: BOXING | In the second round, it looks like India’s Amit Phangal has outsmarted his Scottish opponent Aqeel Ahmed tactically, in the quarterfinal bout of the Men’s 46-49 kg.
09:28 AM IST: BOXING | In the first round, India’s Amit Phangal took the defensive guard early on but as a minute was left on the clock he went on attacking spree and landed some meaty blows on his Scottish opponent Aqeel Ahmed in the quarterfinal bout of the Men’s 46-49 kg.
09:17 AM IST: BOXING | In the Men’s 46-49 kg, India’s Amit Phangal will take on Scotland’s Aqeel Ahmed in the quarterfinal bout, in a short while from now.
09:15 IST: TT | India’s Vaishnavi Sutar is trailing 3-0 to Stephanie Chan in the singles event.
09:04 IST: Squash | In the Mixed doubles, pair of Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal defeated Jason-Ray Khali and Mary Fung-A-Fat of Guyana 11-3,11-3.
08:57 IST: BADMINTON | Mixed doubles pair of Ashwini Ponappa and Satwik Rankireddy beat Guernsey’s Stuart Hardy and Chloe Le Tissier 21-9, 21-5 in round-of-64.
08:53 IST: BADMINTON | Mixed doubles pair of Ashwini Ponappa and Satwik Rankireddy are taking on Guernsey’s Stuart Hardy and Chloe Le Tissier in round-of-64.
08:50 IST: SHOOTING | India returns empty handed as Chain Singh finishes 4th in 50m Rifle Prone Men’s Finals. Earlier, Glasgow silver medalist from the event Gagan Narang was eliminated at 7th position
08:45 IST: SHOOTING | Chain Singh with 185.5 points after 18 shots is at the 4th spot and can be eliminated now. He slipped from the top spot in 50m Rifle Prone Men’s Finals.
08:45 IST: SHOOTING | Chain Singh after 16 shots is at the 4th spot. He slipped from the top spot in 50m Rifle Prone Men’s Finals.
08:41 IST: SHOOTING | Gagan Narang is eliminated after 14 shots. Chain Singh is tied at the top and is in the medal contention in50m Rifle Prone Men’s Finals.
08:40 IST: SHOOTING | Gagan Narang faces elimination after 12 shots. Let us see if he can survive this.
08:37 IST: SHOOTING | After 10 shots Chain Singh is at the 4th spot, Gagan Narang is at the 7th spot in 50m Rifle Prone Men’s Finals.
08:34 IST: SHOOTING | After six shots Gagan Narang is at the third position while Chain Singh at the the sixth spot in 50m Rifle Prone Men’s Finals
08:25 IST: SHOOTING | 50m Rifle Prone Men’s Finals is about to begin Chain Singh is in C while Gagan Narang is in G.
08:15 IST: Gagan Narang and Chain Singh will be vying for a medal as they feature in the 50m Rifle Prone Men’s Finals. It is scheduled to begin at 8:30 AM IST.
08:00 IST: LAWN BOWLS | India beat Jersey 22-12 in Women’s Pairs Section A – Round 2 and India’s Krishna Xalxo beat Fiji’s Arun Kumar in Men’s Singles Section A – Round 3
07:45 IST: India has 19 medals as of now. It includes 10 golds, 4 silvers and 5 bronze.Weightlifting shares the maximum gold count as of now as five of them are from that event. Weightlifters in total brought 9 medals at the CWG 2018 with 5 golds, two silver and to bronze.
07:30 IST: In the Para-powerlifting event at Carrara Sports Arena 1. India’s Farman Basha and Ashok in Men’s Lightweight category are out of the medal hunt as of now.
07:10 IST: India’s Dharun Ayyasamy in 400m Hurdles Heats recorded a time of 49.85 seconds at the Carrara Stadium Track. He will not advance ahead.
07:06 IST: SQUASH | Reigning Commonwealth Games champion pair of Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal made their work short as they beat Madina Zafar and Faiza Zafar of Pakistan 2-1 with scores 10-11, 11-0, 11-1 to surge ahead.
06:54 IST: SHOOTING | India’s Annu Singh with 584 points (Precision:293, Rapid:291) and Heena Sidhu with 579 points (Precision:286, Rapid:293) have qualified for women’s 25m Pistol Finals.
06:40 IST: SHOOTING | In women’s 25m Pistol Qualification Rapid, India’ Annu Singh with 291 points after three series is at second position while Heena Sidhu with 293 points is at third. The combined score of both precision and will determine who will qualify for the final.
06:31 IST: HOCKEY | India has entered the semi-finals as they beat Malaysia 2-1. Harmanpreet Singh found the net twice. It was a hard-fought win for India.
06:28 IST: HOCKEY | Penalty corner to India in the 57th minute. Save by the Malaysian goalkeeper.
06:25 IST: HOCKEY | With 10 minutes left in this encounter and India will be through to the Semi-Finals if they win this game.
06:20 IST: The para powerlifting event is also underway at Carrara Sports Arena 1. India’s Farman Basha and Ashok are in the action in Men’s Lightweight category.
06:15 IST: India’s ace squash pair of Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal will take on Madina Zafar and Faiza Zafar of Pakistan in Women’s doubles, Pool C match. It is scheduled to begin at 06:30 am IST.
06:09 IST: HOCKEY | Goal…India takes the lead as Harmanpreet Singh scores. It was a superb drag-flick by Harmanpreet that finds the top-left corner of the goal and takes India into the lead. India 2-1 Malaysia end of Q3.
06:05 IST: Plenty of action to come from the Track and Field event today as Dharun Ayyasamy will be seen in 400m Hurdles Heats. The event is scheduled to begin at 06:45 am IST. While all eyes will be on Muhammed Anas who is taking part in the 400m final. The 440m final is scheduled at 05:18 pm IST.
06: 01 IST: In Lawn Bowls, India’s Krishna Xalxo leads Fiji’s Arun Kumar 19-7 in Men’s Singles Sectional Play – Section A, Round 3. In the team event, India lead Jersey 13-9 in Women’s Pairs Sectional Play – Section A, Round 2.
05: 55 IST: In Q3, Malaysia fail to convert from a penalty corner, hence keeping the scoreboard intact. India spending most of the time defending and look under a bit of pressure.
05: 44 IST: The 50m Rifle Prone Men’s Final will take place at 08:30 IST, when both Narang and Chain will aim to extend India’s gold rush at the event.
05: 38 IST: In women’s qualification event, Annu Singh tops the table after the Precision round with a sub-total of 293 after three series. Heena Sidhu, meanwhile, is in 7th spot with a total of 286. The Rapid round will begin at 6 am IST, post which the top eight after both rounds will enter the final.