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India at CWG 2022 Day 6 wrap: India enter cricket semis, blended day for boxers and historic squash medal

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India had one other eventful day on the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Wednesday as 4 extra medals had been secured.

The Indian ladies’s cricket group put up a dominant efficiency of their ultimate pool recreation to succeed in the semifinals, whereas each the hockey groups had been spectacular.

A historic first was achieved in squash whereas it was a blended day for the boxing contingent.

CRICKET: INDIA HAMMER BARBADOS TO ENTER SEMIS

The Indian ladies’s cricket group thrashed Barbados on Wednesday to register a 100-run win to safe a delivery within the semis.

Jemimah Rodrigues was the star with the bat as she scored a gritty knock of 56 to assist India attain 162 runs. In response, Barbados may solely get to 62 as Renuka Singh ran by means of the highest order and received herself one other four-wicket haul.

SQUASH: SAURAV GHOSAL GETS HISTORIC BRONZE MEDAL

India’s Saurav Ghosal secured a cushty victory within the males’s singles squash bronze medal match after thrashing dwelling crowd favorite James Willstrop on Wednesday, 3 August. Ghosal blanked his opponent 11-6, 11-1, 11-4 to win his first ever singles medal.

This was India’s first-ever squash medal within the males’s class.

ATHLETICS: TEJASWIN SHANKAR WINS HIGH JUMP BRONZE

Tejaswin Shankar put all of the controversies apart within the lead-up to the Commonwealth Games 2022 and secured a bronze medal within the males’s excessive bounce.

Shankar, whose participation on the video games was doubtful a number of weeks in the past, opened India’s account in monitor and subject.

WEIGHTLIFTING: GURDEEP WINS BRONZE

The Indian weightlifters’ super exhibiting on the Games continued on Wednesday, 3 August, as Gurdeep Singh picked up his bronze medal within the males’s 109+kg class at Birmingham.

It was an unimaginable effort from the Indian, who after a number of failed lifts, ended up choosing up 223 kgs in his ultimate clear and jerk try.

WEIGHTLIFTING: LOVEPREET CLAIMS BRONZE

24-year-old Lovepreet Singh received a bronze medal within the males’s 109kg weightlifting on the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. Lovepreet, a navy man from Amritsar, set two nationwide data, one every in snatch and clear and jerk, as he had profitable lifts in all his six makes an attempt.

JUDO: TULIKA MAAN WINS SILVER

Tulika Maan added to India’s medal tally on Wednesday, August 3 because the judoka received silver within the ladies’s +78kg class on the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Maan tried her greatest to win the gold medal however Sarah Adlington of Scotland was too sturdy for her on the day.

HOCKEY: INDIAN MEN’S TEAM THRASH CANADA

Braces from Harmanpreet Singh and Akashdeep Singh helped the Indian males’s group safe an 8-0 win over Canada of their pool recreation on Wednesday.

With the win, India has one foot within the semifinals of the competitors.

HOCKEY: INDIAN WOMEN’S TEAM SECURES SEMIFINAL BIRTH

India ladies booked a spot within the semi-finals of the hockey competitors on the Commonwealth Games 2022 after overcoming Canada in a thriller of their ultimate Pool A recreation.

Goals from Salima Tete, Navneet Kaur, and Lalremsiami gave India the essential win in a hard-fought encounter.

BOXING: NIKHAT ZAREEN ASSURED OF MEDAL

World Champion Nikhat Zareen has ensured herself of a medal on the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Wednesday with a commanding 5-0 win over Wales’ Helen Jones.

She will likely be in motion within the ladies’s 50 kg class semifinals on Thursday, 4th August.

BOXING: GANGHAS AND HUSSAMMUDIN ASSURED OF MEDALS

Nitu Ganghas has assured herself of a medal in boxing as she decimated her opponent Nicole Clyde of Ireland within the quarter-final of the ladies’s 48kg boxing on Wednesday.

Mohammad Hussamuddin additionally reached the semi-final of the lads’s 57kg class to guarantee himself a second Commonwealth Games medal.

BOXING: LOVLINA CRASHES OUT

India’s Tokyo Olympics medalist Lovlina Borgohain suffered a shock exit within the ladies’s 70kg class boxing occasion on the Commonwealth Games.

Borgohain misplaced the bout through a cut up choice in opposition to Wales’ Rosie Eccles.

BOXING: ASHISH KUMAR EXITS AFTER INCREDIBLE BOUT

Ashish Kumar suffered a heartbreaking loss in opposition to England’s Aaron Bowen within the quarterfinals of the Men’s Lightweight competitors to overlook out on the chance to succeed in the final 4.

Bowen received the bout through cut up choice, with the end result being 1-4 within the English boxer’s favour.

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