Asian Games 2023, September 25 HIGHLIGHTS: India wins maiden cricket gold; Indian team clinches gold with World Record score in 10m air rifle

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Updated : Sep 25, 2023 19:17 IST

Hangzhou: Indian players pose for photos after winning the gold medal in the women's cricket event at the 19th Asian Games, in Hangzhou, China, Monday, Sept. 25, 2023. (PTI Photo/Gurinder Osan)(PTI09_25_2023_000224B)
Hangzhou: Indian players pose for photos after winning the gold medal in the women's cricket event at the 19th Asian Games, in Hangzhou, China, Monday, Sept. 25, 2023. (PTI Photo/Gurinder Osan)(PTI09_25_2023_000224B)

Hangzhou: Indian players pose for photos after winning the gold medal in the women's cricket event at the 19th Asian Games, in Hangzhou, China, Monday, Sept. 25, 2023. (PTI Photo/Gurinder Osan)(PTI09_25_2023_000224B)

Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of Asian Games 2023 events on September 25.

  • September 25, 2023 19:16
    That’s all folks!

    And that’s everything from the Asian Games for today. However, we will continue to bring live updates till the event gets over. The LIVE coverage will resume at 5:30 am IST tomorrow, do tune into our website to get instant updates!

  • September 25, 2023 19:14
    Nishant Dev through to R16 after defeating Dipesh Lama

    Winning by points was India’s Nishant Dev after he beat Dipesh Lama of Nepal with an unanimous score 5-0.

  • September 25, 2023 19:11
    Men’s 63.5-71Kg - Preliminaries - R32

    Nishant Dev defeated Dipesh Lama in round two with an unanimous score of 10 from all five judges. However, Lama was able to secure only three nines.

  • September 25, 2023 19:09
    WUSHU: Vikrant Baliyan vs Samuel Marbun

    Men’s 65kg event 1/8 event saw India’s Vikrant Baliyan losing to Samuel Marbun of Indonesia.

  • September 25, 2023 19:05
    Men’s 63.5-71Kg - Preliminaries - R32

    Nishant Dev beats Dipesh Lama in round one with an unanimous score of 10 from all five judges

  • September 25, 2023 19:04
    Men’s 63.5-71Kg - Preliminaries - R32: Nishant Dev faces Dipesh Lama

    India’s Nishant Dev faces Dipesh Lama of Nepal in the men’s 63.5-71kg event

  • September 25, 2023 18:53
    ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS: Pranati Nayak through to vault and all-around final

    India’s Pranati Nayak has qualified for the women’s vault event and the all-around finals. In the vault event, she finished sixth with a total of 12.716, with the top 8 ranked gymnasts (maximum two per NOC) qualify to the apparatus final. In the all-around event, Pranati qualified 23rd. Top 24 ranked gymnasts (maximum two per NOC) qualify to the All-Around Final.

  • September 25, 2023 18:44
    SWIMMING: Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Final

    The Indians ranked seventh with a time of 7:29.23. Korea shatters the Asian and Games Record by clocking 7:01.73. The previous Asian Record was set by Japan in 2009 with a time of 7:02.26.

  • September 25, 2023 18:32
    Jemimah Rodrigues on the team’s Asian Games win!
  • September 25, 2023 17:52
    SWIMMING: Men’s 100m breaststroke Final

    India’s Likith Selvaraj clocked 1:01.62 finishing seventh. China’s Qin Haiyang, who won the gold, also broke the Asian Games Record with a timing of 57.76 seconds. He broke his own Asian Games record that he set in the heats early in the morning.

  • September 25, 2023 17:40
    WUSHU: Surya Bhanu reaches quarterfinals

    After three rounds, Surya reached the quarterfinals of the men’s 60kg event after winning 2-1.

  • September 25, 2023 17:36
    WUSHU: Surya Bhanu Partap vs Islombek Khaydarov (Uzbekistan)

    After Round 2, both players are with one points each.

  • September 25, 2023 17:29
    Deepak wins against Muhammad Abdul in men’s 46-51kg

    Deepak wins against Muhammad Abdul of Malaysia in the men’s 46-51kg round of 32 boxing event.

  • September 25, 2023 17:21
    BOXING: Men’s 46-51kg (Round of 32)

    Deepak wins the first round against Muhammad Abdul of Malaysia in an unanimous decision.

  • September 25, 2023 17:18
    Wushu: India secures a medal in women’s 60kg event

    India’s Roshibina Devi defeated Aiman K of Kazakhstan by point difference in the Women’s 60Kg Quarterfinal. Wushu does not have a bronze medal match, so incase Roshibina loses the semis, she will win the bronze.

  • September 25, 2023 17:08
    SWIMMING: Men’s 50m backstroke (Srihari Nataraj)

    India’s Srihari Nataraj swam the men’s 50m backstroke in 25.39 seconds. China’s Xu Jiayu finished first with a timing of 24.38.

  • September 25, 2023 17:00
    Arundhati loses to Yang 0-5

    Arundhati loses to China Yang Liu 0-5 (win on points)

  • September 25, 2023 16:55
    BOXING: Arundhati loses second round also

    Yang dominates over the Indian Arundhati as all five judges yet again show 10s.

  • September 25, 2023 16:52
    BOXING: Arundhati loses first round

    Yang takes the first round as all five judges show 10. Arundhati on the losing side.

  • September 25, 2023 16:48
    BOXING: Arundhati Choudhary vs Yang Liu (Women’s 60-66kg) R16

    India’s Arundhati takes on China’s Yang in the round of 16 as the crowd cheers, “Jiayou”.

  • September 25, 2023 16:33
    Who is Titas Sadhu - the Indian pacer who picked three wickets in Asian Games gold medal match win?

    Who is Titas Sadhu - the Indian pacer who picked three wickets in Asian Games gold medal match win?

    Indian pacer Titas Sadhu, who took three wickets for six runs, was the pick of the bowlers as the women’s team beat Sri Lanka by 19 runs to win country’s maiden Asian Games gold in cricket in Hanzghou, China on Monday.

  • September 25, 2023 16:21
    The winning team’s coach and captain have a lot to say!
  • September 25, 2023 16:19
    CHESS: Men’s and Women’s Individual Round 4

    Men’s- Arjun Erigaisi drew with Amin Tabatabaei of Iran. Vidit Gujarathi defeated Le Tuan Minh of Vietnam.

    Women’s- Koneru Humpy lost to Chinese Hou Yifan. Harika Dronavalli drew with Nilufar Yakubbaeva of Uzbekisatan.

  • September 25, 2023 15:51
    TENNIS: India 1 mixed doubles team through to quarterfinals

    The Indian mixed doubles pair of Rujuta Bhosale and Rohan Bopanna are through to the quarterfinals after defeating Uzbekistan’s Akgul and Maksim 6-2, 6-4.

  • September 25, 2023 15:16
    TENNIS: Mixed Doubles Round 2

    Rutuja Bhosale and Rohan Bopanna win first set 6-2 against Uzbekistan’s Akgul and Maksim.

  • September 25, 2023 14:49

    Titas Sadhu makes pace talk on slow pitch, leads India to Asian Games cricket gold medal

    India defeated Sri Lanka to win maiden Asian Games gold medal in cricket at Pingfeng Cricket Field in Hangzhou on Monday.

  • September 25, 2023 14:48
    CHESS: Men’s Individual Round 3

    Vidit and Arjun defeat Thailand’s Prin and Nguyen of Vietnam, respectively in the men’s individual round three.

  • September 25, 2023 14:43

    India won its maiden gold medal after defeating Sri Lanka by 19 runs!

  • September 25, 2023 14:41
    WOMEN’S CRICKET: India on brink on maiden Asian Games cricket gold

    Indian women’s cricket team are on the brink of winning its maiden gold.....

  • September 25, 2023 14:33
    Deepti gets Ranasinghe out- Sri Lanka 87/6

    Deepti gets Ranasinghe out as the Sri Lankan hits the reverse sweep straight into the hands of Titas at short third.

  • September 25, 2023 14:28
    CHESS: Women’s Individual Round 3

    Harika Dronavalli lost to China’s Hou Yifan, while her compatriot Koneru Humpy drew with Zhu Jiner of China in the women’s individual round 3.

  • September 25, 2023 14:24
    Nilakshika bowled by Vastrakar. Sri Lanka- 83/5

    Vastrakar gets Nilakshika bowled as Sri Lanka are five wickets

  • September 25, 2023 14:17
    Sri Lanka makes a comeback- 72/4

    Nilakshika and Oshadhi muster up a crucial partnership for the Sri Lankan team, who are nearing the score Indians set in the first innings.

  • September 25, 2023 13:57
    Sri Lanka four wickets down- 50/4

    Gayakwad gets her first wicket of the match as Hasini sweeps only to be caught by Vastrakar at deep square leg.

  • September 25, 2023 13:46
    Hasini and Nilakshi stabilise Sri Lankan innings- 29/3

    With Hasini and Nilakshi’s partnership, Sri Lanka attempts a comeback after losing three wickets early in the innings.

  • September 25, 2023 13:23
    India fights back vs Sri Lanka - 13/2

    Titas Sadhu scalped two wickets in her first over to put breaks on the Sri Lankan scoring spree. She claimed the wickets of Anusha Sanjeewani and Vishmi Gunaratne

  • September 25, 2023 13:15
    12/0 Sri Lanka in 1 over

    Super start from Sri Lanka. Chamari Athapaththu smashed 12 runs off Deepti Sharma’s opening over. The Lankans will need 105 runs from 111 balls to clinch gold!

  • September 25, 2023 13:00
    IND - 116/7 in 20 overs - Sri Lanka needs 117 to clinch gold

    India finishes at 116/7. Excellent work from Sri Lanka to tightent the screws in the second half of the innings

    Click here to get instant updates

  • September 25, 2023 12:44
    IND - 100/2 in 16 overs - IND vs SL women’s cricket final

    India reaches 100 in 16 overs on the back of a steady partnership between Smriti Mandhana (42*) and Jemimah Rodrigues (29*)

  • September 25, 2023 12:41
    3x3 basketball

    India men’s team brushed away Malaysia 20-16, powered by Shaji Pratap Singh’s impressive 10-point game which included two two-pointers

    Meanwhile, the women’s team went down 14-19 to Uzbekistan

  • September 25, 2023 12:34
    Women’s handball

    India started off bright against Japan, as it drew first blood in the 4th minute but the Japanese have come back hard and are currently running away with a 29-8 lead with close to 15 minutes remaining on the clock.

    Update: India goes down 13-41 against Japan

  • September 25, 2023 12:22
    Men’s doubles tennis - Ramkumar/Saketh progresses

    Indian pair of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni beat Indonesia’s Ignautius Susanto and David Susanto 6-3, 6-2 to advance into the next round

  • September 25, 2023 12:19
    Men’s doubles tennis - Bopanna/Bhambri eliminated

    Rohan Bopanna/Yuki Bhambri pair bows out of the tournament after a 3-6, 3-6 second round loss against Uzbekistan pair of Sergey Fomin and Khumoyun Sultanov

  • September 25, 2023 11:58
    Series 5 - Men’s 25m rapid fire pistol - Vijayveer eliminated

    Vijayveer has been eliminated.. He could only manage a 3/5 which places him fourth with 21 points. His competitor, Yangpan(24) of China, scored a 5/5 to make it into the final three

  • September 25, 2023 11:51
    Series 4 - Men’s 25m rapid fire pistol

    4/5 for Vijayveer and he now has accumulated 18 points. Meanwhile, Yulian (17) of Indonesia can get only a 3/5 and is most likely to get eliminated

  • September 25, 2023 11:46
    Series 3 - Men’s 25m rapid fire pistol

    Bullseye! Vijayveer gets 5 out of 5 and is on 14 points now

  • September 25, 2023 11:42
    Series 3 - Men’s 25m rapid fire pistol

    Much better performance from the Indian, he gets 4/5 this time. Nine points in total now

  • September 25, 2023 11:36
    Vijayveer - Men’s 25m rapid fire pistol series 2

    Marginally better from Vijayveer in this series. He gets 3/5. The Indian is currently languishing at the bottom of the table

    Bashir gets yet another 4/5.

  • September 25, 2023 11:32
    Sloppy start from Vijayveer - Men’s 25m rapid fire pistol

    Vijayveer hits 2/5 in his first try. Meanwhile, Bashir of Pakistan gets 4/5

  • September 25, 2023 11:29
    Up next, Men’s 25m rapid fire air pistol final

    India’s Vijayveer Sidhu will be in action in the 25m rapid fire air pistol final and will look to add yet another medal to an already impressive day.

    Realtime updates here
  • September 25, 2023 11:04
    IND vs SL - Women’s cricket final - India wins toss

    India has won the toss and elected to bat first. Harmanpreet Kaur is back as the captain of the team

    India playing 11: Harmanpreet (c), Shafali, Amanjot, Gayakwad, Ghosh, Mandhana, Jemimah, Titas, Deepti, Devika, Vastrakar

    Click here for instant updates

  • September 25, 2023 11:03
    Asian Games LIVE medal tally

    Get realtime medal updates from our designated medal blog - HERE

  • September 25, 2023 10:37
    Judo - Garima bows out

    India’s Garima Chaudhary had to bow out of the tournament after the Round of 16 loss against Ryoko Salinas of Philippines

  • September 25, 2023 10:08
    25m men’s Rapid Fire Pistol - India clinches bronze/Vijayveer enters final

    Another bronze for India! The Indian team consisting of Vijayveer Sidhu, Anish and Adarsh Singh has clinched bronze with 1718 points

    Vijayveer finishes 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men’s Qualifications with 582 points including 18 inner 10s and advances to the final, which will happen at 11:30am IST

  • September 25, 2023 10:05
    Tennis results

    Men’s singles round 2 - Ramkumar Ramanathan is through to the next round after his opponent, Sunatullo Isroilov of Tajikistan, opted for a walkover.

    Women’s Singles Round 2 - Rutuja Bhosale beat Kazakhstan’s Aruzhan Sagandykova 7-6, 6-2 in straight sets

    Women’s Singles Round 2 - Ankita Raina beat Uzbekistan’s Sabrina Olimjonova 6-0, 6-0

  • September 25, 2023 09:32
    10m air rifle final - Tomar wins bronze

    India’s Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar clinched the bronze medal with 228.8 points towards his name. China’s Sheng Lihao broke the world record with 253.3 points and won gold while Hajun Park of South Korea won silver with 251.3 points

  • September 25, 2023 09:28
    Rowing - India’s campaign ends

    And that will be it for India’s campaign in rowing. The contingent finishes with five medals - 3 silver and 2 bronze medals

  • September 25, 2023 08:44
    Another rowing event, another medal for India!

    Team India (Satnam singh, Parminder Singh, Jakar Khan, Sukhmeet Singh) has just clinched bronze in the rowing men’s quadruple sculls with a timing of 6:08.61

  • September 25, 2023 08:22
    India clinches bronze in rowing men’s four

    The Indian team consisting Jaswinder Singh, Bheem Singh, Punit Kumar, Ashish have clinched bronze with 6:10.81s on the clock. Uzbekistan clinched gold with 6:04.96 on the clock while China won silver with 6:10.04s\

  • September 25, 2023 08:00
    Srihari Natraj finishes 4rd in Men’s 50m backstroke, qualifies for final

    India’s Srihari Natraj finishes 3rd in Men’s 50m backstroke in heat 4 with 25.43s on the clock.

  • September 25, 2023 07:56
    India clinches gold in style!
  • September 25, 2023 07:50
    Men’s 10m air rifle qualification event results (INDIA)

    3. Rudrankksh - 632.8

    5. Tomar - 631.6

    8. Divyansh - 629.6

    9. Islam Satpayev (Kazakhstan) - 629.6

    Satpayev qualifies for the final as only two shooters from a country can advance. Despite having higer number of inner 10s, Divyansh is unable to qualify..

    The men’s 10m air rifle final will happen at 9am IST and all three Indians will be taking part in it.

  • September 25, 2023 07:35
    Series 6: Men’s 10m air rifle - India breaks World Record!

    Tomar: 105.3

    Rudrankksh: 105.6


    INDIA BREAKS 10m men’s rifle(team) WORLD RECORD! 1893.7 points. Betters the record that China (1893.3 points) created on August 19 earlier this year at the Baku World Championship.

    Team standings (as it stands):

    1. India: 1893.7

    2. Korea: 1890.1

    3. China: 1888.2

    Read full report HERE
  • September 25, 2023 07:27
    Series 5: Men’s air rifle - India continues to lead!

    Tomar: 105.7


    Divyansh: 106.3

    Team standings (as it stands):

    1. India: 1756.3

    2. Korea: 1785.8

    3. China: 1699.4

  • September 25, 2023 07:23
    Series 4: Men’s 10m air rifle - India leads!

    Tomar: 105.7

    Rudrankksh: 105.5

    Divyansh: 104.7

    Team standings (as it stands):

    1. India: 1513.2

    2. Korea: 1669.8

    3. China: 1563.9

  • September 25, 2023 07:16
    Series 3 - Men’s 10m air rifle

    Divyansh: 104.6

    Rudrankksh: 103.8

    Tomar: 105.3

    Team standings (as it stands):

    1. China: 1450.6

    2. Korea: 1532.5

    3. India: 1280.1

  • September 25, 2023 07:10
    Rowing - Men’s single sculls - Balraj finishes fourth

    India’s Balraj Panwar finishes fourth with 7:08.79s on the clock. He was poised to land on the podium at the 1500m mark but faltered in the final 500m

    China’s Liang Zang clinched gold with 6:57.06 on the clock while Ryuta Arakawa (6:59.79) and Hong Kong’s Hin Chun Chiu (7:00.55) finished with silver and bronze respectively

  • September 25, 2023 06:52
    2nd series - Men’s 10m air rifle

    Divyansh: 104.3

    Rudrankksh: 106.1

    Tomar: 105.5

    India is currently placed third now with 816.6 points. China leads the chart with 1071.0 with Korea in second with 1154.0 points

  • September 25, 2023 06:48
    Indian shooters after 1st series

    Rudrankksh: 104.8

    Divyansh: 104.8

    Tomar: 104.1

  • September 25, 2023 06:42
    Rudrankksh gets a shaky start

    India’s Rudrankksh Patil in his first 6 attempts: 10.7 - 10.5 - 10.9 - 10.4 - 10.7 - 9.6.

    Divyansh Singh Panwar’s first 6 shots: 10.1 - 10.7 - 10.3 - 10.3 - 10.7 - 10.5

  • September 25, 2023 06:22
    Men’s 10m air rifle to start soon

    Here are the bib numbers and firing points that have been assigned to the Indian shooters:

    1. Divyansh Singh Panwar: FP 18, BIB 1131

    2. Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar: FP 54, BIB 1133

    3. Rudrankksh Balasaheb Patil: FP 57, BIB 1132

    Click here to get instant updates on the shooting event from our designated LIVE blog

  • September 25, 2023 06:16
    India’s performance on September 24

    Click on the links to read full reports:

    India thumps Bangladesh women in semifinal, confirms first Asian Games medal in cricket

    Ramita bags bronze in women’s 10m air rifle

    Nikhat Zareen into boxing pre-quarters after commanding win

    Japan stops India’s giant-killing run journey in volleyball

    India wins silver in rowing men’s eight event

  • September 25, 2023 05:50
    Today's schedule (India specific)


    6:30 AM: 10m Air Rifle Men’s Qualification- Divyansh Panwar, Rudrankkash Patil, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar

    6: 30 AM: 10m Air Rifle Men’s Team Final- Divyansh Panwar, Rudrankkash Patil, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar

    6:30 AM: 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men Qualification Phase 2- Adarsh Singh, Anish, Vijayveer Sidhu

    6:30 AM: 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Team Men Phase 2 (Medal event)- Adarsh Singh, Anish, Vijayveer Sidhu

    (Medal rounds subject to qualification)


    7:00 AM: Men’s Single Sculls Final A- Balraj Panwar

    7:40 AM: Men’s Four Final A- Jaswinder, Bheem, Punit, Ashish

    8:30 AM: Men’s Quadruple Sculls Final A- Satnam, Parminder, Jakar, Sukhmeet

    8:50 AM: Women’s Eight Final A- Sonali, Ritu, Priya Devi, Varsha, Aswathi, Nilesh, Tendenthoi Devi, Rukmani, Geetanjali


    7:30 AM onwards: Women’s Qualification- Pranati Nayak


    7:30 AM onwards: Women -70Kg Elimination Round of 16- Garima Choudhary

    (Medal bouts are subject to qualification)


    7:30 AM onwards: Men’s 50m backstroke Heat 4- Srihari Nataraj

    7:41 AM onwards: Women’s 50m Backstroke Heat 3- Maana Patil

    7:52 AM onwards: Men’s 50m Freestyle Heats- Anand AS, Virdhawal Khade

    8:06 AM onwards: Women’s 200m Freestyle Heat 1- Dhinidhi Desinghu

    8:20 AM onwards: Men’s 100m Breaststroke Heat 3- Likhith

    8:35 AM onwards: Women’s 200m Individual Medley Heat- Hashika Ramachandra

    8:51 AM onwards: Men’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay Heat 2

    (Medal events subject to qualification)


    7:30 AM

    Women’s Singles Round 2- Ankita Raina, Rutuja Bhosale

    Men’s Singles Round 2- Ramkumar Ramanathan

    9:30 AM onwards

    Men’s Doubles Round 2- India 1 vs Uzbekistan 1

    Women’s Doubles Round 1- India 2 vs Kazakhstan 2

    Men’s Doubles Round 2- India 2 vs Singapore 2

    1:30 PM onwards: Mixed Doubles Round 2- India 1 vs Uzbekistan 2


    8:20 am: Women’s Pool F- India vs Singapore

    (semifinal is subject to qualification)


    8:30 AM ONWARDS

    Men’s Windsurfing - iQFoil-Jerome Kumar Savarimuthu

    Men’s Dinghy- ILCA7- Vishnu Sarvanan

    Men’s Skiff - 49er- KC Ganapathy, Varun Thakkar

    Men’s Windsurfer - RS-X: Eabad Ali

    8:40 AM Onwards

    Women’s Single Dinghy - ILCA6- Women’s Single Dinghy - ILCA6- Nethra Kumanan

    Women’s Skiff - 49erFX- Harshita Tomar and Shital Verma

    Women’s Windsurfer - RS-X: Ishwariya Ganesh

    11: 30 AM Onwards

    Mixed Multihull - Nacra 17: Siddeshwar Indar Doiphode and Ramya Saravanan

    Mixed Dinghy - 470: Sudhanshu Shekhar and Preeti Kongara

    Boy’s Dinghy - ILCA4: Adhvait Menon

    11:34 AM Onwards: Men’s Kite - IKA Formula Kite- Chitresh Tatha

    11:40 AM onwards: Girl’s Dinghy - ILCA4: Neha Thakur


    11:30 AM: Women’s team gold medal match- India vs Sri Lanka


    11:30 AM: Women’s Preliminary Round - Group B- India vs Japan


    11:50 PM: Women’s Round Robin Pool A- India vs Uzbekistan

    12:10 PM: Men’s Round Robin Pool C- India vs Malaysia


    12:30 PM: Men/Women’s Individual Round 3

    2:30 PM: Men/Women’s Individual Round 4


    4:45 PM: Women’s 60-66Kg - Preliminaries - R16- Arundhati Choudhary

    5:15 PM: Men’s 46-51Kg - Preliminaries - R32- Deepak

    7 PM: Men’s 63.5-71Kg - Preliminaries - R32- Nishant Dev


    5 PM onwards: Men’s 60Kg 1/8 Final- Surya Bhanu Partap

    Men’s 65Kg 1/8 Final- Vikrant Baliyan

  • September 25, 2023 05:44
    Streaming/Telecast information

    Shooting medal events, cricket finals, rowing final, swimming final will be broadcasted on Sony Sports Network.

    For the events which will not be telecast on the Sony Sports Network on September 25, you can get instant updates on Sportstar website/app.

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