However, the Harmanpreet Kaur-led women’s cricket team lost against Australia on the first day of CWG 2022.
Here is India’s first day at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games:
In the men’s category, Adarsh was ranked 30th and Vishwanath 33rd.
Pragya and Sanjana were ranked 26th and 28th respectively.
The women’s team won their first two group matches (3–0 against South Africa and 3–0 against Fiji).
The men’s team won their first group match against Barbados 3–0.
The men’s team will take on Singapore in the second group stage match tonight at 11:00 am.
Shiv Thapa defeated Baloch Suleman in the first match of 63.5kg men’s boxing (5:0, unanimous decision).
Sajan Prakash (50m butterfly) failed to qualify for the semi-finals and Kushagra Rawat (400m freestyle) failed to qualify for the final.
Srihari Natraj (100m backstroke) will meet in the semi-finals to be held on July 30 at 1.20 am.
The women’s sprint team failed to qualify for the semi-finals, with Team India finishing 7th in the qualification round for the women’s team sprint with a time of 51.433.
The men’s pursuit team finished last in the qualification round with a time of 4:12.865.
In the men’s team sprint, India finished sixth in the qualification round, failing to secure a semi-final slot for it.
In women’s cricket, India lost to Australia in their first group stage match by three wickets. India scored 154 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs India will take on Pakistan in their second group match on 31 July.
The women’s team started off with a scintillating performance in Ghana (30th place), beating Ghana by a huge 5-0 margin.
India will take on Australia and New Zealand in their next group stage matches.
In lawn balls, Tania lost her first match in the women’s singles sectional game against Daphne of the Falkland Islands (score 20–21).
In the men’s team event, India lost to Scotland in men’s triple sectional play (score 12–19).
India dominated Pakistan by winning all 5 matches in the mixed team event.
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