Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 1 Live Updates:Focus would be on how Indian women’s cricket and hockey team perform.
Commonwealth Games, Day 1 Live Updates: The Indian women’s table tennis team has won their match against South Africa. Monika Batra and Sreeja Akula won their respective singles games. Earlier, India’s Reeth Tennison and Sreeja Akula won the first doubles match against Laila Edwards and Danisha Patel of South Africa in the women’s team table tennis event. India’s campaign at the Commonwealth Games in underway in the cycling and lawn bowls events too. Currently, in men’s triples Section A Round 1 lawn bowls event, India are squaring off against New Zealand while in women’s singles Group B Round 1 event, Tania Choudhary is squaring off against Scotland’s Dee Hogan. On the opening day of the mega event, many Indian stars would be seen in action in Birmingham. The women’s cricket team will square off against Australia while the women’s hockey team will face Ghana. The mixed badminton team would also be in action in the evening. In terms of boxing, Shiva Thapa, Sumit Kundu, Ashish Kumara and Rohit Tokas have their bouts lined up for today. The opening day can go a long way in setting a good tone for the Indian contingent in the event.