New Delhi: With medals pouring in athletics, Oregon World Championships finalist Eldhouse Paul, along with Abdulla Aboobacker scripted history by winning gold and silver respectively while Pravin Chithravel finished in the fourth position in Men’s Triple Jump event.
Indian women’s hockey team after facing a howler by the match officials and losing the semis against Australia, went on to win the bronze against New Zealand. Priyanka Goswami created history with her silver in Women’s 10000 m Walk, it was Sandeep Kumar’s turn to bring home a medal in Men’s 10000 m Walk.
Annu Rani led the Indian javelin contingent in absence of Neeraj Chopra and won a bronze medal. Amit Panghal and Nitu Ghanghas brought golds in the finals on day 10 in Birmingham and showed India’s dominance in boxing. There was a lot of action in racket sports. Among the shuttles, PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen will be playing the finals in singles while there are finals games in doubles also. Among the Indian paddlers, Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran will be playing for the gold.
After winning a thriller against England, India’s cricket team will face mighty Australia in the finals at 9:30 pm IST. With a lot of medal matches, day 10 is full of sporting action in Birmingham. Live coverage starts at 1:30 pm IST. Check the full schedule here.
Three Indian triple jumpers to play for medals
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# 4:31 pm After performing well and reaching the finals, Eldhose Paul continues to deliver. Indian jumpers dominated as Chithravel too ended up in the fourth position.
# 4:28 pm: Gold and silver for India! Aboobacker jumps 16.88 m to remain in the second spot while Paul wins the gold.
# 4:26 pm Chithravel ends at 4th spot after a jump of 16.28 m in the sixth attempt.
# 4:18 pm Paul jumps 16.63 m in his fifth attempt.
# 4:15 pm Pravin Chithravel jumps 16.85 m in the fifth attempt and is currently in the fourth position.
# 4:13 pm Aboobacker goes 17.02 m in the fifth attempt and takes the second spot just behind Paul.
# 4:07 pm Eldhose Paul jumps 16.43 m in his fourth attempt, still at the top.
# 4:05 pm Just close to his best attempt Aboobacker jumps 16.70 m in the fourth attempt while Chithravel jumps 16.68 m.
# 3:48 pm Chithravel goes 16.89 m in his third attempt, seems like India can win at least two medals here.
# 3:46 pm Eldhose Paul jumps 17.03 m and shows why he was a finalist at the Oregon games.
# 3:39 pm Abdulla Aboobacker jumps 16.71 m, seems to be in a good rhythm.
# 3:37 pm The second, third and fourth positions are occupied by the Indian jumpers.
# 3:27 pm Chithravel jumps 16.45 m while still holding to the second spot in the table.
# 3:22 pm Aboobacker goes 16.62 m while Paul improves to jump 16.30 m in the second attempt.
# 3:18 pm: Eldhose Paul did not land well, just 14.62 m in the first attempt.
# 3:07 pm: Chithravel jumps 16.75 m in the first attempt.
# 2:58 pm: Aboobacker jumps 16.57 m in his first attempt.
# 2:44 pm: A. Aboobacker, Eldhose Paul and Praveen Chithravel to play in the Men’s Triple Jump finals.
# 6:40 pm Chirag Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy reach the finals of the Men’s Doubles event. This pair won a silver in the Gold Coast games, they will surely look for a gold medal this time. The pair looks stronger than before with a Super 500 title this year.
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Sharath Kamal to play Men’s table Tennis Doubles finals
# 6:15 pm The Indian pair will face England’s Drinkhall Paul and Pitchford Liam in the finals.
# 5:30 pm Kidambi Srikanth loses in the semi-finals and now he will play in the bronze medal match.
Women’s 4×100 m Relay finals
# 5:27 pm India ends up at 5th position after clocking 43.81 seconds.
# 5:26 pm Nigeria wins the gold medal by clocking 42.10 seconds after breaking the Africa Record.
# 5:23 pm Dutee Chand, Hima Das, Srabani Nanda and Jyothi Yarraji to run in the finals for India.
# 4:57 pm: Shilpa Rani stood 7th with her best attempt of 54.62 m.
# 4:56 pm: Annu Rani wins bronze in the javelin throw with her best throw of 60 m.
Sreeja Akula battles for bronze in Women’s Table Tennis Singles
# 5:01 pm Tough fight by Sreeja but Liu takes the bronze in a close encounter.
# 4:52 pm: Sensational comeback! With good rallies and confident backhand strokes, Sreeja wins the sixth game. Match score: 3-3
# 4:41 pm Liu wins game 5 as well. Match score: 3-2
# 4:40 pm Score tied at 13-13!
# 4:32 pm Akula wins the second game and the match score stands at 2-2 now.
# 4:25 pm Good strokes to make a comeback, Akula leads game 4 with 7-4.
# 4:22 pm Sreeja is in trouble as Liu wins another game. Match score: 2-1
# 4:16 pm: With 5 consecutive points, Liu wins the second game 11-6.
# 4:12 pm Liu makes a comeback as the second game stands neck-to-neck at 6 all.
# 4:07 pm Sreeja wins the first game comfortably.
# 4:03 pm: Sreeja starts well and scores 5 consecutive points.
# 3:35 pm Akula faces Australia’s Yangzi Liu in her bronze medal match.
# 4:37 pm Lakshya Sen qualifies for the finals of the Men’s Singles after winning against Singapore’s Jia Heng Teh.
# 4:35 pm Sandeep Kumar wins bronze in Men’s 10,000 m Walk. India shines in the track and field this time!
Amit Panghal faces Kiaran MacDonald in finals
# 3:29 pm Amit Panghal wins gold and that too with a unanimous decision.
# 3:26 pm Second round goes split in Panghal’s favour, the Indian boxer still leads 4-0.
# 3:23 pm MacDonald suffers a cut just above the eye.
# 3:20 pm: Panghal goes aggressive in round 1 and judges like it. The decision is 5-0 in his favour.
# 3:17 pm: After Nitu, Amit Panghal goes for the gold medal bout.
Indian women’s hockey team plays for bronze
# 3:10 pm: Savita saves and wins the bronze for India.
# 3:09 pm: Neha Goyal goes narrow and fails to score. Score 2-1.
# 3:08 pm: New Zealand fails to score, India just needs one goal to win the medal.
# 3:05 pm: Navneet scores and India leads 2-1.
# 3:04 pm: Savita Punia saves and Sonika scores. Score 1-1
# 3:02 pm: Megan scores for NZ, while Sangeeta misses. Score 1-0
# 2:58 pm: It is penalty shootout time!
# 2:57 pm: New Zealand equalised in a penalty stroke.
# 2:53 pm: New Zealand gets a penalty corner in the final moments of the game.
# 2:52 pm: Yellow card to India and now they are one player down.
Navneet is ready for action ? but before she goes on the field she took a moment to remember her most memorable game time?
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# 2:50 pm: New Zealand to play without a goalkeeper as they bring in an extra attacker.
# 2:47 pm: India fails to convert two consecutive penalty corners.
# 2:42 pm: Great save by New Zealand’s defence.
# 2:41 pm: Penalty corner granted to India.
# 2:33 pm: Score stands at 1-0 after Q3, now 15 minutes left in the game.
# 2:30 pm: Goal but no goal for NZ as India reviewed it.
# 2:25 pm: Green Card to India and they are one player down for the next 2 minutes.
# 2:21 pm: India misses!
# 2:20 pm: India gets their first penalty corner and a chance to extend the lead.
# 2:06 pm: India leads 1-0 after the end of the second quarter.
# 2:03 pm: Goal! Salima scores after a constant attack at the goal post.
# 1:59 pm: India left the defence bit loose, however, New Zealand fails to convert as the ball was struck wide.
# 1:47 pm: Score after the first quarter: 0-0. India dominated Q1 with a constant attack, but what they need to do is to convert the small chances to take a lead.
# 1:44 pm: Green Card to New Zealand and they are one player down for the next 2 minutes.
# 1:42 pm: Sangeeta Kumari goes for the attack, just misses it.
# 1:41 pm: New Zealand’s flicker tried to pass and deflect but fails to convert it into a goal.
# 1:40 pm: New Zealand gets the first penalty corner of the match.
# 1:37 pm: India starts aggressively with penetrating the circle regularly.
# 1:27 pm: After the ‘clock did not start’ controversy, the Indian team will face New Zealand in the bronze medal match.
Nitu Ghanghas plays for the gold medal
# 3:13 pm: Nitu Ghanghas wins gold!
# 3:05 pm: Nitu wins the first round with a 4-1 split decision.
# 3:00 pm Nitu is facing Resztan of England in the finals.
PV Sindhu clashes to enter finals in Women’s Singles
# 3:18 pm: PV Sindhu enters finals, wins the second game with 21-17.
# 2:48 pm: Yeo starts well and takes a 5-3 lead in game 2.
# 2:43 pm: Sindhu wins game 1 with 21-19, tough fight!
# 2:40 pm: game point for Sindhu as the score stands at 20-17.
# 2:33 pm: Sindhu makes an impactful comeback, strong play and leads with 14-11.
# 2:27 pm: 5 consecutive points for Yeo as she now leads with 8-4.
# 2:25 pm: Yeo brings the score to 3-3, a close fight is expected from her.
# 2:22 pm: First point for Sindhu.
# 2:12 pm: PV Sindhu will play against Singapore’s Jia Min Yeo in the semi-finals.