Indian athletes are in for another action-packed day on Friday with medals assured from women’s Kabaddi team and men’s doubles in Tennis. Both will take part in summit clashes in their respective events eying the golden glory for India. Shooter Manu Bhaker, after crashing out in 25m Pistol event, will compete in her pet event 10m Air Pistol, with Anish and Shivam Shukla competing in 25m Air Pistol event.

All eyes will be on gymnast Dipa Karmakar in Balance Beam event at 2:38 pm IST, while the Agartala girl hasn’t been able to perform exceedingly well in the competition yet, hopefully, she will shine in the Balance Beam event. Another game to look out for today is when the veteran squash player Saurav Ghosal will take on compatriot Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu in the quarterfinals.

The Indian Boxing team will kick-off their campaign on day 6 with Gaurav Solanki and Manoj Kumar in action.

MEDAL TALLY

China has firmly positioned itself at the top of the tally with 55 gold, 40 silver and 21 bronze. Currently, India is at the 8th position with 25 medals including 6 gold, 5 silver and 14 bronze.

HERE ARE THE ASIAN GAMES 2018 DAY 6 HIGHLIGHTS AND RESULTS:

8: 30 pm| On the Day 6 of the 18th Asian Games, Indian athletes won 6 medals including 2 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze and raised the medal count to total of 25. 

7:59 pm|  Hockey: India beat Japan 8-0 in the preliminary round of men’s tournament Pool A game.

07: 14 pm| Hockey: Men in Blue is leading the match by 3-0 against Japan in the men’s Pool A game.

7: 00 pmHockey: The second quarter of the match between India and Japan begins.

6: 50 pm| Hockey: At the end of the first quarter, India is leading by 2-0 against Japan.

6: 00 pm| Hockey: India and Japan Men’s Pool A match is underway.

5: 43 pm| Tennis: Prajnesh Gunneswaran Prabhakaran bags bronze medal after losing men’s singles tennis semifinal against Usbekistan’s Denis Istomin by 2-6, 2-6.  

4:10  pm| Squash: Another medal confirmed for India as Saurav Ghosal entered the men’s singles squash semifinals after beating his compatriot Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu by 3-1 in quarterfinals.

3:55 pm| Gymnastics: Dipa Karmakar, bagged 12.500 points in her attempt and secured the 5th position in women’s Balance Beam final. 

3:50 pm| Gymnastics: India’s hope for another medal went down the hill as Gymnast Dipa Karmakar finished on the 5th position in Artistic Gymnastics.

3: 41 pm| Badminton: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth is knocked out from Round of 32 after facing a defeat against Hong Kong’s Vincent Wong by 21-23, 19-21. 

3:30 pm| After Indian women’s Kabaddi team lost to Iran in the finals, former Indian hockey player Viren Rasquinha asked is it end of an era in Kabaddi?

2:20 pm | Defending champions India loses 24-27 against Iran to settle for silver in women’s kabaddi 

1:30 pm | Congratulations pour in for shooter Heena Sidhu. Here’s what Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore tweeted  

11:55 amHeena Sidhu wins bronze in 10m Air Pistol event

11:50 am | Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan clinch gold medal in men’s doubles tennis 

11:00 am | India beat Pakistan 28-27 in Men’s Handball Main Round Group 3 match

9:00 am| Indian rowers Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh clocked 6:17.13 to win gold in Men’s Quadruple Sculls

8:35 am | Another Rowing medal! Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh win bronze in men’s Double Sculls 

8:20 am | Game to watch out for! India will take on Pakistan in men’s Handball main round at 11:00am

8:10 am | Medal alert!! Rower Dushyant Chauhan bags India’s 19th medal, wins bronze in men’s Singles Sculls event. 

7:25 am | Golf updates: 

Sifat Sagoo, Diksha Dagar and Ridhima Dilawari are in action in women’s individual event, while Aadil Bedi and Rayhan Thomas John in Men’s Individual event.