The Indian contingent received a complete of 4 medals on the fifth day of Commonwealth Video games 2022 with a historic first gold in Garden Bowls. India received the gold within the Ladies’s Fours class of Garden Bowls the place the first-time finalists defeated skilled South Africa by an enormous margin of 17-10.
The Indian Males’s Desk Tennis crew continued its golden interval because it received a document third gold medal by defending its title as soon as once more. It beat Singapore 3-1 within the remaining. Vikas Kumar additionally received an important silver medal for the nation in Weightlifting the place Punam Yadav and Usha Bannur completed with none medal to their names.
The Indian Blended Badminton crew couldn’t defend the gold medal that it had received in 2018 because it misplaced to Malaysia within the remaining 1-3. The one match India might win got here courtesy of PV Sindhu. The lack of Kidambi Srikanth in opposition to a a lot lower-ranked opponent was surprising.
Extra shock got here India’s manner because the Ladies’s hockey crew coukld convert just one out of the 9 penalty corners it obtained and finally misplaced to England 1-3. India’s poster boy in Squash Saurav Ghosal was no match to world quantity two New Zealand’s Paul Coll as he misplaced in straight units to bowl out of the semi-final of the Males’s Singles competitors, he’ll now combat for the bronze medal.
Indian athletes additionally upset largely with Dutee Chand failing to qualify for the Ladies’s 100 M semi-final and Seema Punia and Navjeet Kaur ending a lowly fifth and ninth within the Ladies’s Focus on Throw remaining. The qualification of Murali Sreeshankar and Md Anees Yahaya within the Males’s Lengthy Soar was a breath of recent air. Manpreet Kaur additionally certified for Ladies’s Shot Put by ending seventh general.