Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games 2022 turned out to be a great one for India. As a matter of fact, their athletes did end up breaking a few records as well. India won two silver medals and two bronze medals on Day 6. Indian women’s cricket team made history by entering the semi-finals after beating Barbados by 100 runs. Here is how Day 6 turned out to be for the Indian contingent:
Nitu Ghanghas, the Indian pugilist, entered the semi-finals. Her Northern Ireland opponent Nicole Clyde threw in the towel in the final round. This allowed Nitu Ghanghas to progress to the semi-finals of the women’s 48kg boxing category. Nikhat Zareen progressed to the medal round after defeating Helen Jones 5-0 in the women’s 48-50kg quarter-finals. Ashish Kumar and Lovlina Borgohain missed out on the opportunity to make it to the next round. Hussam Uddin Mohammed defeated Tryagain Morning Ndevelo with a 4-1 win.
Tulika Mann bagged a silver medal for India in the women’s 78+kg event. Deepak Deswal crashed out of the multi-sport event.
Women’s triple and Men’s fours lost their opening game of the Commonwealth Games 2022. Mridul Borgohain won both of his matches. And the women’s part won one match and tied the other.
Weightlifters had a great day yesterday. Lovepreet Singh bagged a bronze medal by lifting a total of 355kg in the men’s 109kg category. Gurdeep Singh won another bronze medal for India with a total lift of 390kg in the men’s 109+ category. Purnima Pandey failed to win a medal for India as she finished sixth in the women’s 87+kg class.
Manpreet Kaur finished twelfth in the women’s shot put final. Tejaswin Shankar secured a bronze medal in the high jump of 2.22m.
Indian women’s cricket team thrashed the Barbados team by 100 runs to seal a place in the semi-final of the Commonwealth Games 2022.
Indian men’s hockey team thrashed Canada 8-0 while the Indian women’s hockey team won against Canada with a 3-2 lead.
Para Table Tennis:
Sonal Patel and Bhavina Patel won their matches in the Women’s Singles Class 3 – 5. Raj Aravindan Alagar won the first match against George Wyndham. He lost the next match against Isau Ogunkunle of Nigeria. Baby Sahana crashed out of the multi-sport event.
Joshana Chinappa – Harinder Pal Sandhu won their match against Sri Lanka’s pair Kuruppu Yeheni – Laksiri Ravindu. Sourav Ghosal won against James Willstrop of England 3-0.