Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 9 Live Updates: Women’s doubles pair Manika Batra and Mouma Das settle for silver in table tennis

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10:47 PM IST


Commonwealth Games 2018 enters its ninth day and India after Thursday’s impressive performance in the wrestling would be hoping more of the same in other competitions. The day will see Indian athletes in action in the shooting, athletics and table tennis before wrestlers, boxers and shuttlers come in. In terms of medal prospects on Friday, India can medal in wrestling and shooting but have strong chances of moving closer to podium finishes in other events such as badminton and table tennis. On the athletics track, Neeraj Chopra will take centre stage with a hope of qualifying for the finals while Muhammad Anas would eye a replicate of his valiant effort but this time in the relay.

Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 9 Live updates: 

India go down 2-3 to New Zealand in the Men’s Hockey semifinal. With that, India will now play tomorrow in the bronze medal match against the losing team between Australia and England.


PV Sindhu wins in straight games to down Canada’s Tam Brittney 21-14, 21-17 in 34 minutes. She will face Michelle Li of Canada in the semis.

Boxers Mohammed Hussamuddin and Manoj Kumar lose their respective bouts and will have to be content with bronze medals.

Indian duo of Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal stormed to the final of the squash mixed doubles event. Pallikal and Ghosal overcame top seeds Joelle King and Paul Coll of New Zealand 2-1 in the semifinals.


Boxers Mohammed Hussamuddin and Manoj Kumar lose their respective bouts and will have to be content with bronze medals.

In women’s doubles table tennis, Manika Batra and Mouma Das go down to Singapore’s top-seeded pairing Mengyu Yu/Tianwei Feng.

Rare defeat for Indian badminton at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Mixed doubles pairing of N Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra go down in straight games to Malaysia’s Peng Soon Chan and Liu Ying Goh in the quarter-finals.


Divya Kakran takes all of 36 seconds to blow away her opponent. WINS BRONZE MEDAL in 68kg freestyle wrestling

Indian wrestler Mausam Khatri wins silver in men’s freestyle 97 kg.

Indian wrestler Pooja Dhanda loses 5-6 and bags the silver medal in 57kg freestyle wrestling.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia wins Gold medal in the 65kg freestyle wrestling.

Congratulations to 19 year old Naman Tanwar for winning BRONZE in Men’s 91kg Boxing event at #GC2018#PresidentKovind

— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) April 13, 2018

Indian boxer Naman Tanwar wins bronze but loses to Jason Whateley of Australia in 91kg category

Saina Nehwal is through to the women’s singles semifinals beats Canada’s Rachel Honderich 21-8, 21-13.

Indian boxer Manish Kaushik makes it four out of four as he beat Northen Ireland’s James McGivern by a split decision to enter the final of the men’s 60kg event.

Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala shoots a perfect score on his final series to win the gold medal and break the Games record in the 25m pistol shooting event

#GC2018 : India’s #AmitPhangal punches his way into the Finals of Men’s 46-49kg #GC2018Boxing event

— Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) April 13, 2018

Indian boxer Amit Panghal wins by a unanimous decision in the semifinal. Beats Juma Miiro of Uganda to progress to the final.

India’s badminton star Kidambi Srikanth is in action.

N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponappa have progressed to the semi-finals of the women’s doubles event after defeating Hasini Ambalangodage and Madushika Beruwelage 21-11, 21-13.

Breaking News: Tejaswini Sawant wins gold medal in 50m Rifle 3 Positions event. Anjum Moudgil wins silver. Sawant’s score of 457.9 points is also a CWG record. Moudgil finishes second best with 455.7 points.

Indian athletes Rakesh Babu, KT Irfan sent home.

With qualifying rules set at a best throw of 78.00m, Neeraj Chopra is through to the final in the javelin throw competition.

Indian shooters Anish Bhanwal and Neeraj Kumar are into the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Final

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Published on: Friday, April 13, 2018, 05:30 PM IST