Murali Srishankar won silver in the men’s long jump as the 23-year-old cleared 8.08m in his fifth attempt to end day seven at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 on Thursday.
Sri Shankar from Palakkad, Kerala finished second behind Bahamas’ Lakan Nairan in the men’s long jump final. Nairan also had a best jump of 8.08m but his second best of 7.98m was better than Srishankar’s 7.84m.
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Harmanpreet Singh scored a hat-trick as India beat Wales 4-1 in their final Pool B group stage match to go top. , converted a stroke in the third to complete his hat trick. The roars got a fourth in the final quarter when Gareth Furlong pulled a goal back for Wales with a superb penalty corner. India thus ended the pool engagement with three wins and one draw.
In the men’s 48kg-51kg (flyweight) class, Amit Pinghal started India’s fine run in boxing with a unanimous points decision over Scotsman Lennon Mulligan. Then in the women’s 57kg-60kg (lightweight) category, Jasmin also reached the semi-finals with a 4-1 win over New Zealand’s Troy Garton. In the 92kg+ (Super Heavyweight) class, Sagar then secured India’s third win by defeating Seychelles’ Caddy Evans Agnes 5-0 on points to reach the semi-finals. Rohit Tokas dominated New’s Xavier Matafa-Akinofo 5-0 to progress to the last four stage as well and ensure India’s seventh medal with a ring.
In badminton, PV Sindhu, Kadambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of their respective singles events. Sindhu beat Maldives’ Fatima Nabaha Abdul Razak 21-4 21-11 in the first round of women’s singles, while Srikanth beat Uganda’s Daniel Wanagalia 21-9, 21-9 in the men’s singles. Sen and Akarshi Kashyap joined the senior pair in the round of 16 after winning their opening men’s and women’s singles matches respectively. World Championship bronze medalist Sen was up against an opponent twice his age – 45-year-old Vernon Smid of St Helena – and the Indian cruised to a 21-1 21-6 win in quick time. However, Kashyap had to work hard in his opening round match against Mahoor Shehzad and made it to the next round after the Pakistani shuttler was injured and retired after trailing 1-8 in the second game.
Heartbreak in the mixed doubles, however, with Ashwini Ponnappa and B Sumit Reddy losing their round of 32 match to England’s Callum Hemming and Jessica Pugh 21-18, 21-16.
India had mixed fortunes in the squash doubles matches, as well as a win in the women’s doubles by Sanaina Karuvala and Anahit Singh when they defeated Sri Lanka’s Yehini Karupo and Senali Chanitma in the round of 32, 11-9, 11- was defeated by 4 but they lost. Donna Lubin and Australia’s Rachael Garnham advanced 4-11, 4-11 in the next round, while Valaon Senthal Kumar paired with Abhay Singh in the men’s doubles to beat British Virgin Islands’ Luka Reich and Joe Chapman 11-11. defeated by 3, 11-1 to advance to the round of 16.
In mixed doubles, while No. 1 seeds Deepika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal beat Wales’ Emily Whitlock and Peter Creed 11-8, 11-4 in their first game, veterans Harinder Pal Singh Sindhu and Joshna Chinappa of Australia Defeated by Lubin. Cameron Paley went 8-11 and 9-11 in two straight games.
Table Tennis Srija Akula, Manika Batra and Raith Rishiya entered the women’s singles pre-quarterfinals with a convincing win in table tennis. Srija beat Malaysia’s Karen Line 12-10, 12-10, 4-11, 11-8, 11-8, Manika beat Canada’s Fu Chung Nam 3-0 and Reith beat England’s Charlotte Bardsley 4-1. defeated by Round of 32. Manika produced a clinical performance against Chung Nam with a scoreline of 11-5, 11-2, 11-7. Her partner Reith also defeated Charlotte 11-8 10-12 11-6 12-10 11-3 in the second round of 32.
Favorites Sathyan Ganasekaran and Manika Batra produced a masterclass against the Seychelles pair of McCrea and Laura Sanon, winning 11-1, 11-3, 11-1 to win the mixed doubles event. India’s second mixed doubles pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Srija Akula beat the Northern Ireland pair of Owen Cathcart and Sophie Earley 11 – 7, 11 – 8, 11 – 9.
Sharath Kamal and Sathyan Ganasekaran beat Guyana’s Joel Alleyne and Jonathan van Lange 11-2, 11-5 and Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shetty beat Cyprus’ Yusuf Elia and Christos Sava 11-6, 11-5, 11-1. Defeated.
Sunil Shetty and Reith Tennyson lose to Malaysia’s Wong Qi Shen/Ti Xin in a Round of 64 match. The Indians lost the first two games 6-11, 10-12 but then staged a spectacular comeback to win the third and fourth games 13-11, 11-8 to level the tie. However, the Malaysian pair won the final game 11-8.
Hema Das qualified for the semi-finals in the women’s 200m heat on the athletics track with a timing of 23.42 seconds.
Playing their Section D game in the lawn bowls men’s singles sectional, Muridul Borgohan lost 13-21 to Ross Davies, his first loss after two good wins yesterday.
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