Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 9 Live Updates: Nikhat Enters Boxing Final; Wrestlers Vinesh, Ravi To For Gold

CWG 2022: Boxer Nikhat Zareen is in action.© Twitter

Commonwealth Games 2022, Day 9 Live Updates: Nikhat Zareen (women’s light flyweight) became the third Indian boxer after Amit Panghal (men’s flyweight) and Nitu Ganghas (women’s minimum weight) to qualify for the final of their respective categories on Saturday. Before that, athletics gave India a lot to cheer about as Priyanka Goswami won a silver medal in 10,000m race walk final while Avinash Sable won silver in men’s 3000m steeplechase. Later, the Indian women’s cricket team defeated England by four runs to qualify for the final. After the wrestlers grabbed the limelight with three gold medals on Day 8, the Indian contingent can expect more medals on Day 9. Ravi Kumar (men’s 57 kg) and Naveen (men’s 74 kg) are in the final. Vinesh Phogat is also one win away from winning a gold in women’s 53kg. Pooja Gehlot (women’s 50kg), Pooja Sihag (women’s 76kg) and Deepak Nehra (men’s 97kg) will fight for bronze.

The India men’s hockey team will also square off against South Africa later in the day in the semi-finals. In lawn bowls men’s fours gold medal match, India lost to Northern Ireland.

In badminton, PV Sindhu has entered the singles semi-finals. Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen will be in action in the evening. Star table tennis players like Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra will also be in action. In squash, Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal have lost their mixed doubles semi-final.

Here are the Live Updates From Day 9 of the ongoing Commonwealth Games, straight from Birmingham

  • 19:30 (IST)

    Squash: Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal lose in semi-final

    CWG: India’s Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal lost to New Zealand’s Paul Coll and Coelle King in squash mixed doubles semis

  • 19:27 (IST)

    Boxing: Nikhat is dominating here

    She has won the second round too! If the English boxer does not come up with anything spectacular, Nikhat is on her way to the final

  • 19:22 (IST)

    Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula in the final!

    CWG 2022: India’s Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula reach TT mixed doubles final, assured of at least silver. They beat Australia’s Nicholas Lum and Jee Minhyung in five games in the semi-final

  • 19:22 (IST)

    Boxing: Nikhat wins first round

    The Indian boxer, fighting from the blue corner, has won the first round by a unanimous decision

  • 19:17 (IST)

    Boxing: Zareen in action

    In women’s light flyweight, India’s Nikhat Zareen will face England’s Savannah Alfia Stubley in the semi-final

  • 18:49 (IST)

    Badminton: Kashyap loses

    In Women’s Singles – Quarter-Final, India’s Aakarshi Kashyap lost to Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour

  • 18:45 (IST)

    Cricket: History made

    The Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian cricket team has defeated England by four runs to seal a place in the final. They are now assured of at least a silver medal

  • 18:35 (IST)

    Squash: Men’s doubles duo loses

    In Men’s Doubles – Quarter-Final, India’s Velavan Senthilkumar / Abhay Singh lost to Malaysia NG Eain Yow / Yuen Chee Wern

  • 18:16 (IST)

    TT: Akula to play for bronze in singles

    India’s Sreeja Akula loses to Singapore’s Tianwei Feng in TT women’s singles semi-final, to play for bronze

  • 18:15 (IST)

    TT: India men’s doubles duo in final

    India’s Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reach TT men’s doubles final, assured of at least silver after defeating Australia’s Nicholas Lum and Luu Finn

  • 17:41 (IST)

    Wrestling: Ravi in ​​final

    Wrestler Ravi Dahiya defeats Pakistan’s Ali Asad in men’s 57 kg semi-final, assured of at least silver

  • 17:41 (IST)

    Wrestling: Pooja Gehlot loses

    Wrestler Pooja Gehlot loses to Canada’s Madison Parks in women’s 50 kg semi-final

  • 17:40 (IST)

    TT: Akula fights on

    India’s Sreeja Akula has taken the semi-final against Singapore’s Tianwei Feng in table tennis top the seventh and final game

  • 17:17 (IST)

    Badminton: PV Sindhu wins second game

    Sindhu wins the second game 21-14 to level the match at 1-1

  • 17:17 (IST)

    Athletics: India’s 4x100m relay team in final

    CWG 2022: Indian team of Hima Das, Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda and Jyothi Yarraji qualifies for women’s 4x100m relay final

  • 17:09 (IST)

    Wrestling: Naveen in final

    Wrestler Naveen defeats England’s Charlie Bowling in men’s 74 kg semi-final, assured of at least silver medal

  • 17:04 (IST)

    Badminton: PV Sindhu fighting back

    After losing the first game, PV Sindhu is fighting back and is leading the second game 12-8

  • 17:01 (IST)

    Wrestling: Pooja Sihag loses

    Wrestler Pooja Sihag loses to Canada’s Justina di Stasio in Women’s 76 kg semi-final

  • 16:51 (IST)

    Wrestling: Pooja semi-final starts

    In Women’s Freestyle 76 kg, India’s Pooja Sihag is facing Justina di Stasio of Canada

  • 16:51 (IST)

    Badminton: PV Sindhu loses first game in quarters

    PV Sindhu has lost the first game 19-21 and she requires a big finish in the quarterfinal against her Malaysian opponent.

  • 16:50 (IST)

    TT: G Sathiyan also in semi-finals

    G Sathiyan is also in semi-finals of men’s singles however Sanil Shettey bows out of the quarter-finals

  • 16:41 (IST)

    Steeplechase: Avinash Sable wins silver

    With a national record timing of 8:11.20, Avinash Sable wins silver in men’s 300m steeplechase final

  • 16:29 (IST)

    Wrestling: Naveen in last four

    In Men’s Freestyle 74 kg quarter-final, NAVEEN defeated Singapore’s Hong Yeow Lou to enter semi-finals

  • 16:17 (IST)

    Wrestling: Pooja Sihag in semi-finals

    In Women’s Freestyle 76 kg Quarter-Final, India Pooja Sihag defeats New Zealand’s Michelle Montague to enter semi-finals

  • 16:13 (IST)

    Athletics: Priyanka wins silver

    Priyanka wins silver in 10km with a timing of 43:38.83.

  • 16:04 (IST)

    Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat wins

    Vinesh Phogat defeats Mercy Bolafunoluwa 6-0 in women’s freestyle 53kg nordic round

  • 15:52 (IST)

    Boxing: Amit Panghal in the final

    Amit dominated the fight in the third round and won the bout

  • 15:41 (IST)

    Boxing: Amit Panghal team’s slender lead

    Amit Panghal made a brilliant comeback in the semi-final second round, after losing the first round. The third round starts

  • 15:36 (IST)

    Boxing: Amit Panghal’s bout starts

    Amit Panghal’s men’s flyweight semi-final against Zambia’s Patrick Chinyemba starts

  • 15:27 (IST)

    TT: Achanta Sharath Kamal in semis

    In Men’s Singles Quarter-Final, India’s Achanta Sharath Kamal defeats Singapore’s Yong Izaac Quek 4-0 to enter semi-final

  • 15:25 (IST)

    Boxing: Nitu in final

    Nitu was so aggressive that the referee had to stop the fight. She progressed into the final.

  • 15:19 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Vinesh Phogat wins

    Vinesh Phogat defeats Samantha Stewart of Canada in the women’s freestyle 53kg

  • 15:07 (IST)

    Boxing: Nitu takes the first round

    The energetic Indian boxer has taken the first round by a unanimous decision.

  • 15:05 (IST)

    Boxing: Nitu’s SF starts

    Nitu’s semi-final against Canada’s Priyanka Dhillon in women’s minimum weight starts

  • 14:29 (IST)

    TT: Akula Sreeja/Reeth Tennison in QF

    In their Women’s Doubles Round of 16 match, Akula Sreeja/Reeth Tennison defeat Wales’ Chloe Anna/Lara Whitton 3-0

  • 14:27 (IST)

    TT: Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale in QF

    In their Women’s Doubles Round of 16 match, India’s Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale defeat Mauritius’ Oumehani Hosenally/ Nandeshwaree Jalim 3-0

  • 14:08 (IST)

    TT: Action starts!

    Manika Batra/ Diya Parag Chitale and Sreeja Akula / Reeth Tennison have begun their respective Women’s Doubles – Round of 16 matches

  • 13:52 (IST)

    TT stars to begin the action

    India’s campaign on Day 9 will start with some table tennis action

    Women’s Doubles Round of 16: Akula Sreeja/Reeth Tennison- 2pm

    Women’s Doubles Round of 16: Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale- 2pm

  • 13:23 (IST)

    CWG 2022: India men’s hockey team will clash against South Africa

    The Indian men’s hockey team will face off against South Africa in the semi-finals later today. The match is slated to begin at 10:30 PM IST.

  • 13:17 (IST)

    Cricket: India will aim to enter final

    Women’s T20 semi-final between India and England starts at 3:30pm

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