Commonwealth Games 2022: In the Commonwealth Games being played in Birkingham, England, India’s star boxer Shiva Thapa has badly defeated Suleman Baloch of Pakistan in the rounder of 63.5 kg weight category. He defeated Suleiman Bulloch 5-0. On the other hand, in the T20 match being played between India and Australia, India, batting first, scored 154 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. In response, half of Australia’s team has returned to the pavilion.
.@shivathapa advances to R16🥊
Former Asiad gold winner gets off to a strong start to his #CWG2022 campaign with a dominating 5️⃣-0️⃣win against Baloch Suleman of 🇵🇰 .
Kudos on the win! 💪👏😍
— Boxing Federation (@BFI_official) July 29, 2022
On the other hand, the Indian team defeated South Africa 3-0 in table tennis. Tennis players Sreeja and Akula Manika Batra won their matches in Boomen’s singles. Whereas in doubles, Sreeja and Reet Tennyson also won the match and made a clean sweep.
India set a target of 155 runs, Harmanpreet’s half-century
In the ongoing T20 match between India and Australia, India, batting first, gave Australia a target of 155 runs to win. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur, from India’s side, performed brilliantly and scored a half-century. This is his first half century of the Commonwealth Games 2022. Harmanpreet played a brilliant innings of 52 runs in 34 balls. During this he hit 8 fours and a six. India has scored 154 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets.
Half of Australia’s team returned to the pavilion
Half of Australia’s team had returned to the pavilion in the eighth over. Australia lost their fifth wicket for 49 runs. Rachel Haynes was caught on the ball of Deepti Sharma after scoring 9 runs in 14 balls. The matches are now completely in the hands of India.