Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 8 Live Updates: Kidambi Srikanth Enters Badminton QF, Sharath Kamal Advances In TT

CWG 2022 Live: Kidambi Srikanth has entered the quarter-finals.© Twitter


CWG 2022 Day 8 Live Updates: Star badminton player Kidambi Srikanth has entered the quarter-finals of men’s singles badminton. Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia reached the quarterfinals of the men’s 65 kg after beating Nauru’s Lowe Bingham. Deepak Punia also cruised to the quarterfinals after winning his bout in the men’s freestyle 86 kg wrestling. Bhavinaben Patel reached the final of the women’s singles para table tennis classes 3-5. Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reached the quarterfinals of the table tennis mixed doubles event. The Indian pair defeated the Nigerian duo of Ojomu Ajoke and Omotayo Olajide in straight games. Another star TT player Achanta Sharath Kamal has entered the Round of 16 in men’s singles.

Later in the day, star sprinter Hima Das will also feature in the women’s 200m semifinal. In badminton, PV Sindhu will be in action in the women’s singles Round of 16 clash. Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will also be in action in the men’s doubles. On Thursday, Sudhir won a historic gold medal in the men’s heavyweight para powerlifting, while Murali Sreeshankar won a silver in the long jump.

Here are the LIVE Updates of the Commonwealth Games Day 8 from Birmingham







  • 17:57 (IST)

    Badminton: Srikanth in QF

    In Men’s Singles Round of 16 match, Kidambi Srikanth defeated Sri Lanka’s Dumindu Abeywickrama 21 – 9, 21 – 12 to enter quarter-finals.

  • 17:49 (IST)

    Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal Into Round Of 16

    Sharath Kamal beat Australia’s Luu Finn 12-10, 11-8, 11-7, 11-6 in the men’s singles round of 32

  • 16:57 (IST)

    Athletics: Anxiety Crashes Out

    Ancy Sojan fails to qualify for the women’s long jump final after finishing 13th with a jump of 6.25.

  • 16:57 (IST)

    Table Tennis: Manika Batra And Diya Parag Chitale In Quarter-Finals

    The women’s doubles team of Manika Batra and Diya Parag Chitale has reached the quarter-finals with a straight-games win.

  • 16:55 (IST)

    Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran Also In Quarters

    Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran became the second Indian team to reach the men’s doubles quarter-finals

  • 16:53 (IST)

    Table Tennis: Harmeet Desai And Sanil Shetty In Quarter-Finals

    The Indian men’s doubles team of Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shetty reached the quarter-finals with a 3-1 win over Australia.

  • 16:29 (IST)

    Athletics: Indian men’s 4 x 400m relay team reaches final

    India created new Asian record in Men’s 4X400m Relay (Heat 2) clocking 3:00.25. They have qualified for the finals.

  • 16:23 (IST)

    Table Tennis: Sreeja Akula Through To Quarter-Finals

    Sreeja Akula beats Wales’s Charlotte Carey 8-11, 11-7, 12-14, 9-11, 11-4, 15-13, 12-10 to reach the table tennis women’s singles quarter-finals

  • 16:17 (IST)

    Badminton: Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand win first game

    Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand have won the first game 21-2 against Mauritius’s Jemimah Leung For Sang and Ganesha Mungrah in the badminton women’s doubles round of 16.

  • 15:59 (IST)

    Table Tennis: Reeth Tennison Knocked Out

    Reeth Tennison loses to Singapore’s Tianwei Feng in the women’s singles round of 16

  • 15:56 (IST)

    Athletics: Jyothi Yarraji Fails To Qualify From Heats

    Jyothi Yarraji could not make it past the heats in women’s 100m hurdles. She clocked 13.18s

  • 15:49 (IST)

    Table tennis: Manika Batra through to the quarter-finals

    Star paddler Manika Batra is through to the quarter-finals in women’s singles. She beat Australia’s Minhyung Jee 11-4, 11-8, 11-6, 12-10 in her round of 16 match.

  • 15:31 (IST)

    Wrestling: Deepak Punia advances to the last 8

    India’s Deepak Punia is through to the men’s freestyle 86kg quarter-finals.

  • 15:24 (IST)

    Para Table Tennis: Sonalben loses in semi-final

    India’s Sonalben Patel loses in women’s singles classes 3-5 semi-final in para table tennis. She will now fight for the bronze

  • 15:15 (IST)

    Wrestling: Bajrang Punia reaches quarters

    Bajrang Punia reached the quarterfinals of the men’s 65 kg wrestling after beating Nauru’s Lowe Bingham.

  • 15:04 (IST)

    Para Table Tennis: Raj Aravindan Alagar loses

    India’s Raj Aravindan Alagar loses in men’s singles classes 3-5 semi-finals in para table tennis. He will play for the bronze medal

  • 14:40 (IST)

    Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal and Akula Sreeja also reached the last 8

    Achanta Sharath Kamal and Akula Sreeja also cruised to the last eight of the table tennis mixed doubles event. They defeated Malaysia’s Leeon Chee Feng and Ying Ho 3-1.

  • 14:23 (IST)

    Table Tennis: Sathiyan & Manika are through to the next round

    Sathiyan Gnanasekaran & Manika Batra are through to the quarterfinals after beating Nigerian mixed-doubles pair of Ojomu Ajoke and Omotayo Olajide.

  • 13:59 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India increase lead over England

    India have extended their lead over England. They now lead England 8-5 after end 8th.

  • 13:33 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India takes the lead

    India lead England 5-2 after 4th end in women’s pairs quarter-finals

  • 13:14 (IST)

    Lawn bowls: England take early lead against India

    England have taken a 2-0 lead against India after 1st end in women’s pairs quarter-finals

  • 13:05 (IST)

    Athletics: Hima Das eyes a place in the final

    Late in the day, Hima Das will be racing in the women’s 200m semi-finals

  • 13:01 (IST)

    Hockey: Can India upset Australia?

    The Indian women’s hockey team today takes on favorites Australia in the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games. This will by far be the team’s biggest challenge

  • 12:44 (IST)

    Badminton: PV Sindhu eyes a birth in the quarters

    PV Sindhu will be in action as she faces Uganda’s Husina Kobugabe in the women’s singles Round of 16 clash

  • 12:04 (IST)

    CWG Live: HELLO!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 8 of the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The focus will be on the women’s hockey as they face Australia in the semifinals. India wrestlers will also be in action later today, with the likes of Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, among others beginning their respective campaigns.

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