Equestrian: Dressage team wins India’s first gold in the sport since 1982
Sailing: Neha Thakur wins silver in Girl’s Dinghy ILCA4
Sailing: Eabad Ali wins bronze in Men’s Windsurfer RS:X
Hockey: India beat Singapore 16-1 in the men’s Pool A
Shooting: The mixed 10m air rifle team of Divyansh Panwar and Ramita Jindal finish fourth
Fencing: Bhavani Devi loses in quarter-finals of women’s individual sabre
Squash: The Indian men’s team defeated Qatar 3-0 in the Pool A tie
Squash: The Indian women’s team defeated Pakistan 3-0 in the Pool B tie
Tennis: Ankita Raina won her Round of 16 match against Hong Kong’s Patali Karunaratne in the women’s singles
Tennis: Sumit Nagal defeated Kazakhstan’s Beibit Zhukayev in the men’s singles Round of 16
Tennis: Yuki Bhambri and Ankita Raina defeated Pakistan’s Sara Khan and Iqbal Khan in mixed doubles
That’s it for Scroll’s coverage of the Hangzhou Asian Games 2022 for tonight.
And a mixed day for India on Day 3 comes to an end. Equestrian provided a historic moment as the dressage team comprising Sudipti Hajela, Divyakriti Singh, Anush Agarwalla, and Hriday Chheda won gold. Meanwhile, the other medals came in sailing, thanks to Neha Thakur and Ebaad Ali.
The men’s hockey team registered another dominant win as they beat Singapore 16-1. Additionally, the men’s and women’s squash teams progressed further. Both boxers Sachin and Narender won their respective bouts.
In tennis, Sumit Nagal and Ankita Raina put on some individual brilliance in the singles events to progress further.
Wushu, Men’s 70kg: Suraj Yadav exits in the quarter-final stage as he gets knocked out in the bout by Afghanistan’s Khalid M Hotak. Little worrisome was the kick to the head that saw Yadav lose the bout.
Sailing: On Wednesday, the remaining races are —
Women’s Single Dinghy ILCA6 - Olympian Nethra Kumanan is placed fourth with medal race left.
Men’s Dinghy - Vishnu Sarvanan is third with the medal race left
Men’s Windsurfing iQFoil - Jermoe Kumar is placed 7th with 3 more races left.
Men’s Kite - IKA Formula Kite - Tatha Chitresh is seventh out of seven sailors after 16 races.
Sailing, Boy’s Dinghy ILCA4: Adhvait Menon finishes 8th with 76 Net Points after 11 races.
Sailing, Mixed Dinghy 470: Preethi Kongara & Sudhanshu Shekhar finish 6th with 51 Net Points after 12 races.
Sailing, Mixed Multihull Nacra 17: Siddeshwar Indar Doiphode & Ramya Saravanan finish 4th with 45 net points after 14 races.
Sailing, Men’s Skiff 49er: Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy Finish 5th with 48 Net Points after 14 races.
Sailing, Women’s Windsurfer RS:X: Ishwariya Ganesh finishes 4th with 48 Net points after 14 races.
Sailing, Women’s Skiff 49erFX: Harshita Tomar and Shital Verma Finish 4th with 47 Net Points after 14 races.
Wushu, Men’s 60kg: Surya Bhanu Partap Singh exits in the quarter-final stage, losing 0-2 to South Korea’s Kim Minsoo.
Squash, Men’s team: The Indian men’s team have beaten Qatar 3-0. Mahesh Mangaonkar began with a 3-0 win over Ahmad Al Tamimi after which Saurav Ghosal beat Abdulla Al Tamimi 3-1. Abhay Singh wrapped up proceedings with a 13-11 8-11 11-9 11-2 win over Syed Amjad to seal the tie. Earlier in the day, the men’s team had also beaten Singapore 3-0 in Pool A.
Swimming, Men’s 4x100m medley: India finish fifth, clocking 3:40.20s. Another best Indian time. They broke the record they set in the heats, which was 3:40.84.
Boxing, men’s +92kg: Narender moves into the quarter-finals in style! The 28-year-old knocks out Kyrgztan’s Oomatbek Elchoro Uulu in 65 seconds!
Chess: In the open section, Vidit Gujrathi is joint second with 5 points after 7 rounds. Arjun Erigaisi has scored 4.5 out seven. In the women’s section, both Koneru Humpy and Harika Dronavalli are placed joint sixth with 4.5 points.
Squash, men’s team: Saurav Ghosal drops a game, but secures a 2-0 lead for India, beating Abdulla Altamimi 11-1 5-11 11-5 11-3 in the second match of the tie against Qatar.
Swimming, Men’s 1500m Freestyle Fast Heat: The two Indians in contention for medals finished seventh and eighth. While Aryan Nehra clocked 15:20.91s, Kushagra Rawat registered a time of 15:44.61s.
Men’s volleyball: A memorable campaign ends as India finish sixth in the men’s volleyball event. The Indian punched above their weight beating Asian heavyweights South Korea in the group stage before beating the higher-ranked Chinese Taipei in the round of 12. In the 5th-6th classification match, India lost 3–0 to Pakistan.
Squash, men’s team: Mahesh Mangaonkar gives the Indian team a good start as he wins his opening match 11-7 11-4 11-1 against Ahmed Altamimi. India lead Qatar 1-0 in the match tie.
Tennis, mixed doubles: And we have a double bagel from Yuki Bhambri and Ankita Raina! The Indian pair do not drop a single game to beat Pakistan’s Sara Khan and Iqbal Khan 6-0, 6-0 in 43 minutes.
Tennis, mixed doubles: Superb from Yuki Bhambri and Ankita Raina! The Indian pair take the first set 6-0 in 20 minutes!
Tennis, mixed doubles: Up next is an India vs Pakistan clash for a spot in the Round of 16. India’s Yuki Bhambri and Ankita Raina take on Pakistan’s Aqeel Khan and Sarah Khan.
Tennis, men’s singles: India No 1 Sumit Nagal beats Kazakhstan’s Beibit Zhukayev 7-6 (7) 6-4 in a hard-fought Round of 16 win. Nagal soaked in the power of the hard-hitting Kazakh, grinding out the win in a match that lasted two hours and seven minutes. In the quarter-final, he will take on the top seed from China, world No 60 Zhizhen Zhang.
Tennis, women’s doubles: Rutuja Bhosale and Karman Kaur Thandi lose 4-6, 1-6 to fifth seeds from Hong Kong Eudice Chong and Hong Yi Wong in the second round. This is the end of Thandi’s run at the Asian Games. Bhosale is still active in the mixed doubles event, along with partner Rohan Bopanna.
Judo, women’s +78kg: Tulika Maan concedes the golden score to the judoka from Mongolia in the bronze medal bout. A heartbreaking end to the campaign for the Commonwealth Games silver medallist in Hangzhou.
Equestrian: India wins a gold medal in the sport for the first time since 1982 Asian Games. The dressage team of Sudipti Hajela, Divyakriti Singh, Anush Agarwalla, and Hriday Chheda have made the top spot on the podium their own. This is India’s first-ever gold medal in dressage at the Asian Games.
Tennis, women’s doubles: Ankita Raina and Prarthana Thombare lose in the secound round to Thailand’s Anchisa Chanta and Punnin Kovapitukted 7-5, 6-2.
Equestrian, Team and Individual Dressage: India’s final rider Ankush Agarwalla and his companion Etro bring home 71.088 points helping India to the top of the charts.
Tennis: The top-ranked Indian in men’s singles, Sumit Nagal will be taking on Kazakhstan’s Beibit Zhukayev in the second round of the event. Nagal is seeded fifth while Zhukayev is seeded tenth.
Sailing, Men’s Windsurfer RS:X: Eabad Ali win bronze after 14 races sees the Indian sailor finish with 59 points, after Korea’s Cho Wonwoo who wins gold and Thailand’s Natthaphong Phonoppharat
Track Cycling, Men’s Team Pursuit Heat 1: The Indian team of Vishvajeet Singh, Venkappa, Kengalgutti, Niraj Kumar and Dinesh Kumar finishes seventh with a timing of 4:19.114.
Esports: The Indian campaign in Street Fighter V ends as Ayan Biswas goes down 0-2 to Hong Kong in Loser’s Bracket Round 3 match. Earlier in the day, Mayank Prajapati had lost 0-1 to Qatar in Loser’s Bracket Round 1.
Track Cycling, Men’s Team Sprint Heat 3: The Indian team of Rojit Yanglem, Esow Alban, and Ronaldo Laitonjam finish behind Japan, clocking 44.609s. They miss out on medal races.
Track Cycling, Women’s Team Sprint Heat 3: The Indian women’s team of Celestina, Triyasha Paul, and Mayuri Lute clock 52.333s to finish behind South Korea. They miss out on medal races.
Boxing, men’s 57kg preliminaries: Sachin defeats Indonesia’s Asri Uddin by a 5:0 unanimous decision. After relying on his attacking and leading in the first two rounds, Sachin was happy to take his defence take over in the third round. Barring Arundhati Choudhary’s defeat, all the boxers have secured convincing wins so far.
Boxing, men’s 57kg preliminaries: Largely relying on his counter-attack, Sachin continues to dominate the proceedings. He takes the second round unanimously.
Boxing, men’s 57kg preliminaries: Sachin takes the first round with a good set of punches and footwork against the Indonesian Asri Udin.
Shooting, Women’s Skeet: Darshana Rathore leads the way for India with 69 shots on target after three rounds. She is placed 7th. Ganemat and Parinaaz have scored 65 and 67 respectively.
Shooting, Men’s Skeet: Anant Jeet Singh Naruka has 73 shots on target after three rounds in men’s skeet, whereas Angad Singh Bajwa and Gurjoat Singh Khangura have hit 69 and 67 targets respectively. Naruka is placed 8th currently.
Tennis, men’s singles: Ramkumar Ramanathan loses 5-7 7-6 (3) 5-7 to second seeded Yosuke Watanuki of Japan in in the third round match that took two hours and 40 minutes.
Equestrian, Individual and Team Dressage: Hriday Vipul Chedda and his horse Chemxpro Emerald pocket 69.735 points. This is the best Indian performance yet in Hangzhou.
Tennis, women’s singles: Rutuja Bhosale exits in the third round of the event with a 7-6 (5) 6-2 loss to Alex Eala of the Philippines in just under two hours.
Sailing, Girl’s Dinghy ILCA4: Neha Thakur wins silver for India. She edges past Singapore’s Keira Marie Carlyle by a solitary point to take home the second position. This is India’s first medal in sailing at Hangzhou.
Swimming: Shivangi Sarma finished seventh in women’s 100m freestyle Heat 4 with a time of 58.31s, while Palak Joshi finished fifth in women’s 200m backstroke clocking 2:25.81s.
Shooting Women’s Skeet: Ganemat Sekhon has shot a modest 43 out of 50 after two rounds. Darshana Rathore shot 24 in first round, while Parinaaz Dhaliwal shot 23.
Shooting, Men’s Skeet: Ananat Jeet Singh Naruka is in joint lead after two rounds having shot 50 out of 50 targets. Angad Singh Bajwa and Gurjoat Singh Khangura have shot 45 and 44 respectively.
Judo: Tulika Maan registers a victory by ippon against Chinese Taipei’s Tsai Jia Wen in the women’s +78kg repechage. Avtar Singh, however, loses by ippon in the men’s -100kg repechage contest to Korea’s Won Jonghoon.
Squash, Men’s team: The Indian men’s team beat Singapore 3-0. Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu started proceedings with a 3-1 win over Jerome Clement Aw, followed by Saurav Ghosal’s 3-0 win over Samuel Kang. Abhay Singh then notched an 11-7, 11-7, 11-7 win over Marcus Phua to secure the tie. The team will be in action at 4:30 pm IST, when they take on Qatar.
Swimming, men’s 4x100m medley relay: The team of Srihari Natraj, Likith Prema Selvaraj, Sajan Prakash and Tanish Mathew post a national record time of 3:40.84 to finish second in their heats and fourth overall to qualify for the final. The Indian will be in action in the final at 4pm IST.
Judo: Maibam Indubala Devi loses by ippon to Thailand’s Oeda Ikumi in women’s -78kg R16.
On the other hand, Avtar Singh (men’s -100kg) and Tulika Maan (women’s +78kg) lost their respective quarter-finals, after registering fine victories in Round of 16.
Shahid Judge on Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team bronze medal match: What a match! The South Korean team of Park Hajun and Lee Eunseo came out with a 20-18 win over Divyansh Singh Panwar and Ramita Jindal. But for a majority of the match it looked like India would pocket the bronze. They led 8-0 when the Korean coach had a word with Lee, and the East Asian team stormed back to make it 9-9 in the ninth series. The Indians took the lead again, going up 15-11 and needing just a draw to win the match. But the Koreans bounced back again and made it 15-15, taking the match into a sudden death. For three series, both teams were level on points – 21.0, 21.0 and 20.9. Finally in the 19th series of the match, The Koreans scored 21.5 to the Indians’ 21.2 to secure the tie. But what a performance from Jindal, who kept her calm put in some outstanding scores to keep the team in the game while Panwar struggled for consistency.
Esports, Street Fighter V: India’s campaign for a medal ends as Ayan Biswas loses in the round of 16 while Mayank Prajapati loses in the round of 32. Biswas beat Vietnam’s Khanh Nguyen 2-0 to set up a R16 match with Saudi Arabia’s Abdulrahman Salem Alrayfal. However, Biswas lost 2-1 to exit. Both players will now compete in the losers bracket.
Fencing, Women’s Individual Sabre: Heartbreak for Bhavani Devi. The Indian Olympian was just one win away from assuring herself of a medal but loses 15-7 to China’s 2018 Asian Games silver medallist Shao Yaqi.
Cycling, men’s team pursuit: The team of Vishvajeet Singh, Venkappa Kengalgutti, Niraj Kumar and Dinesh Kumar post a time of 4:16.085 in qualifying.
Tennis, women’s singles: Ankita Raina wins her Round of 16 match against Hong Kong’s Patali Karunaratne 6-1, 6-2.
Squash, Women’s team: India beat Pakistan 3-0 in the Pool B tie. Tanvi Khanna finished the tie with a 11-3, 11-6, 11-2 win over Noor Ul Ain Ijaz.
Squash, Men’s team: Saurav Ghosal beats Samuel Kang 11-9, 11-1, 11-4 to double India’s lead in the Pool A match against Singapore. Abhay Singh up next against Marcus Phua.
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team bronze medal match: Ah! It is heartbreak for India! South Korea win bronze beating Panwar and Jindal 20-18.
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team bronze medal match: Make it three split series! Who will blink first?
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team bronze medal match: WOW! The Indian and Koreans shoot 21.0 in the next two series and we are still tied!
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team bronze medal match: Incredible! The Koreans have tied it at 15-15! It’s a shoot-off!
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team bronze medal match: A 10.5 and a 10.7 from Panwar and Jindal gives them the 13th series and they are a point away from winning bronze!
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team bronze medal match: The Indians bounce back well to win series 10 and 11 to take a 13-9 lead. The Koreans win series 12 to cut down the Indians’ lead to 13-11.
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team bronze medal match: Panwar with a bad shot in the eighth series and the Koreans tie the match at 9-9!
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team bronze medal match: After six series, Panwar and Jindal have a 9-3 lead and are six points away from a bronze medal. The Indians led 6-0 after winning the opening three series. The Koreans claimed the fourth, the Indian won the fifth with the sixth series being shared.
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team bronze medal match: Divyansh Panwar and Ramita Jindal take on South Korea’s Park Hajin and Lee Eunseo. In the medal match, each player shoots one shot per series, the numbers are added and the team with the better score in that series gets two points, a draw means a point each. The match ends when a team reaches 16 points.
Squash, Men’s team: Harinder Pal Sandhu gets the men’s team off the mark against Singapore. He beats Jerome Clement Jing Ming Aw 11-4, 13-11, 8-11, 11-7. The veteran Saurav Ghosal gets onto court next, he plays Samuel Kang.
Track Cycling, Men’s Team Sprint Qualifying: The Indian team of Rojit Singh Yanglem, Esow Alban, and Ronaldo Singh Laitonjam clock 45.394s in the 750m sprint and are the seventh fastest.
Fencing, Women’s Individual Sabre: Bhavani Devi wins 15-9 against Thailand’s Tonkhaw Phokaew in the Table of 16 clash. She is through to quarter-finals and is one win away from assuring India a medal. All semi-finalists in fencing return with a medal.
Squash, women’s team: Joshna Chinappa makes it 2-0 for India, beating Noor Ul Huda Sadiq 11-2, 11-5, 11-7. India need just one more win to clinch this tie. Tanvi Khanna comes up next against Noor Ul Ain Ijaz.
Hockey, IND 16-1 SGP, FT: The hooter goes off for full time and India win their second men’s hockey pool A match 16-1. Harmanpreet with four, Mandeep with three, braces from Varun Kumar and Abhishek, with Vivek Sagar Prasad, Lalit Upadhyay, Gurjant Singh, Shamsher Singh and Manpreet Singh chipping in with a goal each. India will next face defending champions Japan on Thursday.
Squash, women’s team: Anahat Singh puts in a dominant display in her first ever match at the Asian Games, beating Pakistan’s Sadia Gul 11-6, 11-6, 11-3, to put India 1-0 up in Pool B of the team event.
Hockey, IND 16-1 SGP, Q4: India respond by scoring from their 20th and 22nd (!!!!) penalty corners of the match. This time, Varun Kumar joins the party by scoring twice.
Hockey, IND 14-1 SGP, Q4: India lose focus and Singapore punish them by scoring their first goal of the tournament! Their celebration says how much it means to them!
Hockey, IND 14-0 SGP, Q4: Three goals inside a minute! Mandeep gets his hat-trick by scoring from the acutest of angles! Abhishek then scores two inside 20 seconds! India running riot!
Track Cycling, Women’s Team Sprint Qualification: The Indian team of Celestina, Triyasha Paul, and Mayuri Lute clock 52.898 to complete the 3-lap race. They were the slowest of seven teams in action.
Hockey, IND 11-0 SGP, Q4: PC for India inside three minutes. Can Harmanpreet make it five? No he can’t as the keeper saves well. Hardik, on the rebound, smashes the ball wide off the post.
Hockey, IND 11-0 SGP, End of Q3: India scored six goals in the first half and score five just in the third quarter!
Hockey, IND 11-0 SGP, Q3: Harmanpreet has finally figured out Singapore’s penalty corner defence and goes high again to get his fourth of the morning!
Hockey, IND 10-0 SGP, Q3: Two quick goals from Harmanpreet Singh and he has his hat-trick. Both goals showcase his aim and accuracy. The first one slams against the back board while the second one flies into the top corner nearly taking out the defender on the post.
Squash: 15-year-old Anahat Singh makes her debut at the Asian Games. She starts India’s women’s teams campaign in the team event, taking on Pakistan’s Sadia Gul in the first match. Here’s more about the youngster from New Delhi who had created a stir at the Commonwealth Games last year.
Equestrian, Team and Individual Dressage: Riding on Adrenalin Firfod, Divyakriti Singh notches up 68.176 points
Hockey, IND 8-0 SGP, Q3: Manpreet Singh and Shamsher Singh get in on the act! The Indian midfielder makes a run down the middle as Harmanpreet takes the PC and deflects his attempt over the keeper.
A minute later, Shamsher smashes the ball into goal after some good work down the left.
Hockey, IND 6-0 SGP, Q3: India start the third quarter looking to add to their six goals. A long half awaits Singapore.
Fencing, Women’s Individual Sabre: Bhavani Devi defeats Bangladesh’s Roksana Khatun 5-1 to remain unbeaten in Pool 4. She’ll now recieve a bye in Table of 32 and will compete directly in Table of 16 later today.
Hockey, IND 6-0 SGP, HT: GOAL! Mandeep gets his second and India get their sixth. India win a PC and Harmanpreet goes across goal to the far post where Mandeep has made a run. The forward puts his stick down in time to deflect the ball into goal.
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team qualification: Divyansh Panwar and Ramita improve well, scoring 106.0 and 105.9 respectively in the last series to sneak into sixth place after being down in the 10th spot. They will take on South Korea in the bronze medal match that is scheduled to start at 8.40 am IST.
Hockey, IND 5-0 SGP, Q2: Two in quick succession! Vivek Sagar Prasad and Harmanpreet Singh join the party. The ball comes to Sumit on the right of the circle. The Indian has all the time in the world to set himself up and he lets go off a rocket. It looks like it will take off the head of a defender but Prasad puts out his stick to divert the ball into goal.
Less than a minute later, India win back-to-back PCs and Harmanpreet finds the top corner with some help from the goalkeeper.
Fencing, Women’s Individual Sabre: All too easy for Bhavani Devi at the moment as she cruises to her fourth straight victory of the morning. She defeats Uzbekistan’s Dayibekova Zaynab 5-1.
Hockey, IND 3-0 SGP, Q2: Gurjant triples India’s lead! Mandeep swats a low cross and Gurjant, at full stretch, diverts it into goal at the far post.
Hockey, IND 2-0 SGP, Q2: India start the second quarter with a goal! Jarmanpreet with a sublime pass from deep to find Sukhjeet in the circle. With his back to goal and a defender on him, Sukhjeet does well to bisect two defenders with a reverse pass and find Lalit who makes no mistake with only the keeper to beat.
Fencing, Women’s Individual Sabre: The fifth seed Bhavani Devi defeats Kazakhstan’s Karina Dospay 5-3 in a closely fought battle in her third match. Hat-trick of wins for the Indian.
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team qualification: Not looking good at the moment for Divyansh Panwar and Ramita Jindal. Both have dropped in the second series. Panwar went from 104.3 to 104.0, Jindal went 104.5 to 103.5. They’re currently placed 10th with one series to go.
Hockey, IND 1-0 SGP, End of Q1: Three penalty corners for India and they cannot convert either of them. Amit Rohidas takes the first one but it is saved easily by the keeper. For the second PC, the ball is mistrapped but Varun makes someting out of it but it is also saved. Varun takes the third one and it is saved by the keeper. Gugan Sandran in the Singapore goal is having a very good match.
Shooting, 10m air rifle mixed team qualification: Not quite the best starts for the Indians. Divyansh Panwar scores 104.3 and Ramita Jindal put up 104.5 in the first series. The qualification event is a three-series event. Only the top 6 of the 21 teams competing will make it to the next round.
Fencing, Women’s Individual Sabre: Bhavani Devi gets better of Saudi Arabia’s Alhammad Alhsna Abdulrahman 5-1 in her second Round of Pool 4 clash. The 30-year-old is off to a good start in Hangzhou.
Hockey, IND 1-0 SGP, Q1: India finally get the breakthrough after 13 minutes! Gurjant squares it to Mandeep in front of goal and the veteran forward puts the ball in goal from in between the keeper’s legs.
Fencing, Women’s Individual Sabre: Olympian and India’s medal hope Bhavani Devi starts her campaign with a 5-2 win over Singapore’s Heng Juliet Jie Min in a Round of Pool 4 clash.
Hockey, IND 0-0 SGP, Q1: Nilakanta Sharma wins India a PC. Harmanpreet’s drag-flick does not have enough power and is saved by the Singapore keeper. A minute later, Mandeep is set free by a beautiful pass. The forward shoots across goal but misses it.
Shooting: As many as four events start today, but only one will end. The 10m air rifle mixed team event will only feature one Indian team – Divyansh Singh Panwar and Ramita Jindal. The men’s and women’s skeet, and women’s 25m pistol events all start today, but they are two-day contests.
Hockey, IND 0-0 SGP, Q1: Lalit wins the first penalty corner of the match. Harmanpreet Singh, in action for the first time in Hangzhou, takes it but his drag flick is charged down superbly by the first rusher. India win a free hit with the ball coming to Sanjay on the right in the circle. The defender takes a powerful shot which takes a touch off the defender’s stick before hitting his thigh and going in goal. The goal won’t stand as the ball travelled above his knee and that is dangerous play. The Singapore defender is down for a minute massaging the spot where the ball whacked him.
Hockey, IND 0-0 SGP, Q1: Superb play from India and equally good save from the Singapore keeper. Sanjay plays the ball to Lalit on the top right of the circle. Lalit does well to turn his defender and square it to Sukhjeet at the other post. The Indian forward hits it first time, perhaps with not enough power, and the Singaporean keeper makes a good diving save.
Hockey, IND 0-0 SGP, Q1: As expected, it has been all India in the opening three minutes. Singaore, to their credit, are being forceful in defence and not afraid to put in tackles inside the circle. It is the passing out of defence which is letting them down as India repeatedly win possession high up the pitch.
Hockey: The Indian men’s team take on Singapore in their second Pool A match. India top the pool ahead of Pakistan and Japan on goal difference. India had beaten Uzbekistan 16-0 in their first match and one can expect a similar scoreline today as well against a Singapore side that lost 11-0 to Pakistan.
Equestrian, Team and Individual Dressage: Sudipti Hajela and her mare Chinski have accumulated 66.706 points
Asian Games: Good morning! India are currently sixth in the medal tally with two gold, three silver and four bronze medals. It’s going to be a busy morning with Indians in action in equestrian, shooting, hockey, fencing, Esports, squash and cycling. Do try to keep up!
Hello and welcome to Scroll’s live coverage of the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou!
On Monday, the men’s 10m air rifle team of Rudrankksh Patil, Divyansh Singh Panwar and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar won India’s first gold medal, and it was followed by the women’s cricket team’s triumph over Sri Lanka in the final. The shooters added two more bronze medals to the tally, as did the rowers.
More medals will be up for grabs on Tuesday.
The Indian shotgun shooters will open their campaign in Hangzhou on Tuesday with the men’s and women’s skeet athletes in action. Besides, the women’s 25m pistol contingent and the 10m mixed air rifle teams will also compete.
Meanwhile, the Indian men’s and women’s squash teams will be in action simultaneously against Singapore and Pakistan respectively. The men’s team will also take on Qatar later in the day.
After a successful first two days in boxing, Sachin in men’s 57kg and Narender in +92kg will take the ring on Tuesday.
Additionally, the Indian men’s hockey team will look to build upon the momentum they got after a 16-0 victory against Uzbekistan earlier in the competition as they take on Singapore next.
There will also be plenty of tennis action. Multiple Indian sailors will also look to finish on the podium on Tuesday.
The Field’s Asian Games build-up series, where we focus on athletes who have played in the shadows, but may be ready to step into the limelight.
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