The Indian women’s cricket team and boxer Nikhat Zareen will be in the hunt for their first gold medals at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Sunday.
The Indian cricket team beat England in a thriller in the semi-finals and will lock horns with old foes Australia in the final to decide the gold medallist.
Table tennis veteran Sharath Kamal could win two gold medals, as he plays in the final of the men’s doubles with G Sathiyan and the mixed doubles with Sreeja Akula at Birmingham 2022.
World champion Nikhat Zareen will be vying for her first Commonwealth Games medal and will hope that it is a gold. Fellow boxers Amit Panghal and two-time youth world champion Nitu Ghangas will also box for the gold medal.
The women’s hockey team suffered a heartbreaking loss in the penalty shootout against Australia in the semis but will look to get over it in the bronze medal playoff against New Zealand.
Badminton stars PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen and Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will begin as favourites in their respective semi-finals as they aim to confirm a medal at CWG 2022.
Squash stars Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal will be aiming to win their second Commonwealth Games medal together in the mixed doubles while Annu Rani, Dutee Chand and Hima Das will be among those in the medal hunt in track and field events.
Commonwealth Games 2022 schedule for India today: Sunday, August 7
All times are in India Standard Time (IST)
Final, men’s triple jump: NA Abdulla, Eldhose Paul, Praveen Chithravel - 2:45 PM IST
Final, men’s 10000m race walk: Sandeep Kumar, Amit Khatri - 3:50 PM IST
Final, women’s javelin throw: Annu Rani, Shilpa Rani - 4:05 PM IST
Final, women’s 4x100m relay: Dutee Chand, Hima Das, Srabani Nanda, Jyothi Yarraji - 5:24 PM IST
Final, men’s javelin throw: DP Manu, Rohit Yadav - 12:10 AM IST (August 8)
Final, men’s 4x400m relay: Muhammad Anas, Muhammad Ajmal, Noah Nirmal Tom, Amoj Jacob - 1:00 AM IST (August 8)
Semi-final, women’s singles: PV Sindhu vs Jia Min Yeo (SGP) - 2:20 PM IST
Semi-final, men’s singles: Kidambi Srikanth vs Tze Yong Ng (MAS) - 3:10 PM IST
Semi-final, men’s singles: Lakshya Sen vs Jia Heng Teh (SGP) - 3:10 PM IST
Semi-final, women’s doubles: Tang Koong Le Pearly/Thinaah Muralitharan (MAS) vs Treesa Jolly/Gayatri Gopichand - 4:00 PM IST
Semi-final, men’s doubles: Chirag Shetty/Satwiksairaj Rankireddy vs Chan Peng Soon/Tan Kian Meng (MAS) - 4:50 PM IST
Bronze medal playoff, men’s doubles (if Chirag/Satwik qualify) - 9:30 PM IST
Bronze medal playoff, men’s singles (if Kidambi Srikanth or Lakshya Sen qualify) - 10:15 PM IST approx
Bronze medal playoff, women’s doubles (if Treesa/Gayatri qualify) - 11:00 PM IST approx
Bronze medal playoff, women’s singles (if PV Sindhu qualifies) - 11:45 PM IST approx
Final, women’s minimumweight: Nitu Ghangas vs Demie-Jade Resztan (ENG) - 3:00 PM IST
Final, men’s flyweight: Amit Panghal vs Kiaran McDonald (ENG) - 3:15 PM IST
Final, women’s light flyweight: Carly McNaul (NIR) vs Nikhat Zareen - 7:00 PM IST
Final, men’s super heavyweight: Sagar vs Delicious Orie - 1:15 AM IST (August 8)
Final: India vs Australia - 9:30 PM IST
Women’s bronze medal match: New Zealand vs India - 1:30 PM IST
Bronze medal match, mixed doubles: Dipika Pallikal/Saurav Ghosal vs Donna Lobban/Cameron Pilley (AUS) - 10:30 PM IST
Bronze medal match, women’s singles: Sreeja Akula vs Yangzi Liu (AUS) - 3:35 PM IST
Gold medal match, men’s doubles: Paul Drinkhall/Liam Pitchford (ENG) vs Sharath Kamal/G Sathiyan - 6:15 PM IST
Semi-final, men’s singles: Paul Drinkhall (ENG) vs Sharath Kamal - 9:50 PM IST approx
Semi-final, men’s singles: G Sathiyan vs Liam Pitchford (ENG) - 10:40 PM IST approx
Gold medal match, mixed doubles: Javen Choong/Karen Lyne (MAS) vs Sharath Kamal/Sreeja Akula - 12:15 AM IST (August 8)