Commonwealth Games, Day 7: As it happened

At the end of Day 7, India remained at third spot with 12 gold, 4 silver and 8 bronze medals.

Indian shooter Om Mitharwal picked up a second bronze medal on his maiden Commonwealth Games stint.   -  AFP

6:07pm: That will be all of Day 7's action from Gold Coast, with India remaining at third spot with 12 gold, 4 silver and 8 bronze medals. Indian shooters, boxers and shuttlers had a great outing at the Games on Wednesday and tomorrow could be a cracker with wrestlers led by Sushil Kumar in the fray. Thanks for tuning in folks, until then good night.

5:23pm: In women's 400m final, Hima Das finishes sixth with Personal Best time of 51.32s. Amantle Montsho of Botswana takes the GOLD.

5:18pm: Badminton- Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikkireddy are through to pre-quarters of mixed doubles with 21-8, 21-9 win over Fiji duo

This is interesting. Brandon Starc, brother of Australian cricketer Mitchell Starc has bagged a CWG high jump GOLD. In the same event, India's Tejaswin Shankar finished sixth with the best jump of 2.24m.

Medal tally

 GSBTotal
Australia523943134
England24302175
India124824
New Zealand910827

 

4:55pm: While in squash mixed doubles match, Joshna Chinappa and Harinder Pal Sandhu beat Lisa Aitken and Kevin Moran of Scotland 11-10, 11-8.

Badminton: It is turning out to be a great day for Indian shuttlers. Satwik Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa have won their mixed doubles Round of 32 match, beating Ben Lane and Jessica Pugh of England 21-17, 21-16.

4:35pm: This has been some comeback from India, after trailing 2-3 and then getting through two goals in the last minutes is incredible. The final hooter and India has beaten England 4-3. It was Mandeep Singh's strike at the end that sealed India's stunning victory. In the semis, India takes on New Zealand.

 

4:32pm: GOAL. Varun Kumar scores the equaliser in the dying minutes. IND 3-3 ENG.

4:27pm: GOAL. With just over four minutes left to the final hooter, England scores to be 3-2 ahead.

4:25pm: With the score level at 2-2, the game is heading towards a thrilling finish. India needs to find a goal and cannot afford to concede one.

4:21pm: GOAL. England strikes back with the equaliser. The weak Indian defense to be blamed, IND 2-2 ENG.

4:19: GOAL. Rupinder Pal Singh drag-flick deflection finds the net and giving 2-1 lead over England.

4:10pm: The scoreline still remains 1-1 at the end of third quarter.

3:56pm: GOAL. Manpreet Singh has pulled off the equaliser. Stunning goal from the captain. IND 1-1 ENG

Table Tennis: Achanta Sharath Kamal enters men's singles Round of 16 after beating Javen Choong of Malaysia 4-3.

3:46pm: Meanwhile, Manish Kaushik has assured India another medal after entering semis (60kg) with win over England boxer.

3:41pm: That will be half-time as England holds on to the 1-0 lead over India.

3:33pm: India in search of an equaliser here but England at the moment is playing great hockey.

3:22pm: GOAL. England scores at the start of the second quarter to take 1-0 lead.

3:20pm: At the end of first quarter, scoreline remains 0-0.

3:00pm: All set for men's hockey, as India takes on England in its last pool match.

2:45 pm: H.S. Prannoy beats Christopher Jean Paul (Mauritius) in straight games (21-14, 21-6) to enter Round of 16.

2:20pm:

Other results

Badminton: Ruthvika Gadde also sails into pre-quarters, beats Ghana's Grace Atipaka 21-5, 21-7.

Table Tennis: Madhurika Patkar enters pre-quarters with 4-1 win in first round.

Boxing: Pinki Jangra loses to Lisa Whiteside (ENG) by split(2:3) decision in 51kg women quarterfinal.

2:12pm: This needs a mention, as five Cameroon athletes have gone missing from the Games Village.

2:09pm: Sindhu runs away with the match after thrashing Andra Whiteside of Fiji 21-6, 21-3. Turning out to be a great day for India!

2:02pm: Meanwhile, Sindhu has wrapped up the first game 21-6.

1:58pm: After Saina and Srikanth, it is now P.V. Sindhu in action against Andra Whiteside of Fiji. In the mixed team event, where India won gold, Sindhu didn't feature in any of the match.

1:41pm: After Saina, Srikanth too storms into the next round after routing Aatish Lubah of Mauritius 21-13, 21-10.

 

1:27pm: Srikanth takes the first game 21-13 against Lubah.

1:17pm: Next up, Kidambi Srikanth takes on Aatish Lubah of Mauritius in a men's singles match.

1:05pm: Saina had no problem whatsoever as she thrashes Elsie De Villiers of South Africa 21-3, 21-1 in the women's singles round of 32 match.

1:00pm: Saina Nehwal has taken the first game 21-3 without breaking a sweat against Elsie De Villiers of South Africa in women's singles round of 32 match.

11:45pm: Ankur Mittal settles for bronze with a score of 53, while Ashab Mohammed with score of 43 finishes fourth in double trap finals.

 

11:37pm: Double Trap Men's Finals - Ashab Mohammed has been eliminated. Ankur Mittal still in the mix.

The men's double trap finals is currently underway, with two Indian shooters Ashab Mohammed and Ankur Mittal in the fray.

10:52am: Shreyasi Singh (shooting) wins gold in women’s double trap final, raising the gold medal count to 12.

10:20am: Sharath Kamal and Mouma Das win Round of 32 in mixed doubles. (table tennis). The Sri Lankan pair of Rohan Sirisena and Ishara Madurangi lost the tie 3-1.

10:10am: Sharath Kamal/ Sathiyan Gnanasekaran enter pre-quarterfinal with a 3-0 win.

10:00am: Twenty-one-year-old Gaurav Solanki (boxing) becomes the first Indian male to enter the semifinals of a CWG event. He beat Charles Keama (Papua New Guinea) in the 52kg quarerfinal.

9:50am: Vikas Krishan (boxing) storms into the men's 75kg semifinal. He knocks down Benny Muziyo (Zambia).

9:40am: Sarita Devi (boxing) bows out; she lost to Anja Stridsman 5-0 in the quarterfinal of women’s 60kg. Sarita looked a bit clueless from the opening round itself. The Australian’s reflex and aim seemed a bit more accurate than the Indian. Stridsman switched her demon mode in the second round, shrinking Sarita’s mental game.

 

8:50am: Indian boxer Mary Kom enters final in the women's 45-48kg beating Anusha Dilrukshi of Sri Lanka 5-0. Mary became the first Indian boxer to reach the final of a CWG event. She will meet the winner between Kristina O’Hara (Nigeria) and Tasmyn Benny (New Zealand) on April 14.

8:30am: Ashab Mohammed and Ankur Mittal qualify for the final of men’s double trap as they finish second and fifth respectively in qualification.

8:15am: Om Mitharwal wins bronze in 50m pistol; defending champion Jitu Rai crashes out of men's 50m final. But Om will be disappointed as he could have claimed a higher medal. The last two shots of 7.2 and 7.6 kept him away. Rai shot three 7s in his first 10 shots. He left it too late.