Commonwealth Games, Day 10: As it happened

At the end of the penultimate day, India finished with 25 gold, 16 silver and 18 bronze medals.

Gold medallist India's M. C. Mary Kom (2nd L), silver medallist Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara (L), bronze medallists New Zealand's Tasmyn Benny (R) and Sri Lanka's Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwakku pose during the medal ceremony for the women's 45-48kg boxing   -  AFP

5:40pm: Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwik Rankireddy have lost their mixed doubles bronze medal match 19-21, 19-21 against Peng Soon Chan and Liu Ying Goh of Malaysia. That would bring an end to India's action for today at Gold Coast. It was medal rush for India at the Games with boxers, wrestlers and paddlers making their contribution to the tally.

Medal tally

 

 

5:05 pm: Satish Kumar loses to Frazer Clarke of England to settle for silver in men's 91kg boxing.

 

5:02 pm: Sharath Achanta and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran go down fighting 2-3 to settle for silver in men's table tennis doubles final.

 

4:57 pm: Sharath Achanta and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran not throwing it away, clawed back well to make it 7-9 in the final game.

4:49 pm: Paul Drinkhall and Liam Pitchford draw England level. The match moves to the last game.

4:44 pm: H.S. Prannoy loses the bronze medal match to Rajiv Ouseph of England 21-17, 23-25, 9-21 in men's badminton singles.

4:42 pm: Sharath Achanta and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran lead 2-1 against England in men's doubles gold medal match.

4:33 pm: Sharath Achanta and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran now in action against Paul Drinkhall and Liam Pitchford of England in men's doubles gold medal match.

 

4:17 pm: Vikas Krishan beats Cameroon's Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue to win gold in Men's 75kg boxing. This is third boxing gold for India and 25th overall.

 

3:59 pm: And that will be it as England beats India 2-1 to win the bronze in men's hockey. Earlier in the day, it was the same England who denied the Indian women's team the third finish.

3:48 pm: India desperately looking for the equaliser, clock ticking away. India has done well to deny England two penalty corners.

3:35 pm: India concedes another goal, Sam Ward gives England 2-1 lead. On the sidelines, India's coach is furious.

3:27 pm: That was a great attack by India from the left flank, score still 1-1 midway through Q3.

3:19 pm: Let's move back to men's bronze medal hockey match where the Q3 has started.  IND 1-1 ENG.

 

3:14 pm: Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Saurav Ghosal settle for silver after losing the squash mixed doubles final 8-11, 10-11 to Donna Urquhart and Cameron Pilley of Australia.

3:09 pm: End of the second quarter, in which India equalised and had three great opportunities to go ahead. The score remains 1-1 at half-time.

3:03 pm: GOAL! India wins a penalty-corner and Varun Kumar puts it level with a drag-flick that goes in off the England goalie! Brilliantly-worked to create the opening and clinically finished.

 

3:01 pm: Manika Batra beats Mengyu Yu of Singapore 11-7, 11-6, 11-2, 11-7 to win gold in table tennis women's singles.

 

2:55 pm: Meanwhile, Manika Batra has won the third game 11-2 against Singapore's Mengyu Yu in the women's table tennis singles gold-medal match.

2:53 pm: Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal have lost the first game against Australia's Donna Urquhart and Cameron Pilley in the squash mixed doubles gold-medal match.

2:51 pm: The second quarter is underway.

2:49 pm: End of the first quarter and India is 1-0 behind to Sam Ward's drag-flick. Work to do.

2:40 pm: GOAL! England scores from a penalty-corner and India is behind once again, just as it was in yesterday's semifinal. Sam Ward with the drag-flick to beat P. R. Sreejesh.

2:29 pm: Gold medal matches currently underway for India:

Table Tennis: Manika Batra vs Mengyu Yu of Singapore in women's singles gold medal match

Squash: Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal face Donna Urquhart and Cameron Pilley of Australia in mixed doubles gold medal match

India's hockey bronze medal match against England is underway.

2:21 pm: Another medal added to India's tally as N. Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa win bronze after beating Australia's doubles pair Gronya Somerville/Setyana Mapasa 21-19, 21-19.

1:55 pm: The Indian pair of N. Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa take the first game 21-19 in the women's badminton doubles bronze-medal match.

1:46 pm: Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy are in action in the women's doubles badminton bronze-medal match against the Australia. They are 15-14 in the first game.

1:45 pm: Somveer beats Canada's Alexander Moore 3-1 to clinch bronze medal in the men's 86kg freestyle wrestling.

1:41 pm: Somveer faces Alexander Moore of Canada in the men's 86kg freestyle wrestling match for bronze medal.

Words of honourable sports minister, Rajyavardhan Rathore, on Indian boxers:

 

1:18pm: Vinesh Phogat wins India's 23rd gold medal of Commonwealth Games 2018, beating Jessica Macdonald of Canada by technical superiority in the women's 50kg freestyle event.

12:54 pm: Sumit Malik clinches gold with a walkover against Nigeria's Sinivie Boltic in the men's freestyle 125kg Nordic system final. India's medal tally is now 50!

12:50 pm: Sakshi Malik wins bronze medal! Beats New Zealand's Tayla Ford in women's 62kg freestyle Nordic system bronze-medal match.

12:40 pm: Sakshi Malik is leading 6-2 against New Zealand's Tayla Ford, in women's freestyle 62kg bronze-medal match.

12:20 pm: India finishes seventh in the women's 4x400m relay final.

11:45 am: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa bow out at the semifinal stage, losing 22-20 18-21 16-21 to Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith of England.

11:21 am: Neeraj Chopra secures gold in men's javelin with a season-best throw of 86.47m.

10:55 am: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa, who are playing against the English pair of Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith in the badminton mixed doubles semifinals, take the first game 22-20.

10:39 am: Neeraj Chopra is leading the men's javelin throw final, with a throw of 85.50m.

10:28 pm: The men's singles badminton semifinal match between India's H. S. Prannoy and Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei is in progress.

10:25 am: P. V. Sindhu beats Michelle Li 21-18 21-8 and makes the women's singles badminton final an all-Indian one, as she will face compatriot Saina Nehwal.

The Commonwealth Games medal table as it stands:

CountryTotalGoldSilverBronze
Australia175695155
England106343537
India47201314
Canada75143526
South Africa35131012

10:00 am: Saina Nehwal is through to the final of women's badminton singles after beating Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour 21-14, 18-21, 21-17.

9:58 am: Manish Kaushik has won silver in the men's 60kg boxing.

9:32 am: Kidambi Srikanth is through to the final of men's singles badminton, beating England's Rajiv Ouseph 21-10 21-17.

9:28 am: Amit Panghal is forced to settle for silver in the men's 49kg boxing, losing 1-3 to England's Galai Yafai.

9:25 am: India’s Sanjeev Rajput wins gold medal in men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event.

9:23 am: Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal through to the women's doubles final, beating the English pair Laura Massaro and Sarah Jane.

 

9:20 am: Gaurav Solanki has won the gold medal in men's 52kg boxing, increasing India's gold-medal tally to 20.

 

8:50 am: Bad news for hockey fans, with the Indian women's hockey team losing to England 6-0 in the bronze-medal match.

8:45 am: Amit Panghal's match against England's Galal Yafai is underway. The Indian has already assured himself of a medal in the men's 46-49kg boxing and is vying for gold!

The biggest news of the morning is M. C. Mary Kom, at 35 (!), winning a gold medal in the women's 45-48kg boxing final, beating Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland.

Manika Batra has assured India of a medal by entering the final of women's singles table tennis, beating three-time Olympic-medalist Tianwei Feng of Singapore.

In badminton, Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy have lost the women's double semifinal to the Malaysian pair of Vivian HOO and Mel Kuan CHOW.

Day 10 schedule