After skyrocketing the medal tally with 25 golds, 16 silver and 19 bronze medals in ten days of the Commonwealth Games, the Indian contingent will bid the Games farewell on Sunday as the medal rush will finally reach conclusion on Day 11 of CWG at Gold Coast. The Indian badminton contingent gave Gold Coast games a grand farewell in the form of the blockbuster clash between ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu. With the mega Saina-Sindhu clash on Day 11, which was clinched by Saina Nehwal the Indian contingent also witnessed table tennis mixed doubles bronze medal match which was wrapped up by the India duo Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran.
Here are the highlights of Commonwealth Games 2018 Day 11 at Gold Coast:
10:45 AM IST — Satwik and Chirag are the first Indian duo to win silver at Gold Coast. They were beaten by England’s Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge. The England duo won the first game 21-13 and wrapped up the second 21-16.
10:35 AM IST — Silver for India! Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty clinch silver in men’s doubles badminton at Gold Coast.
8:35 AM IST — Squash: The duo of Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa had won gold in Glasgow but at Gold Coast, they were forced to settle with silver in women’s doubles squash. The Indian duo lost to Joelle King and Amanda Landers-Murphy of New Zealand.
8:15 AM IST — Silver in women’s doubles smash! Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal has won silver in the doubles squash. India have now swelled their medal tally to 64 at Gold Coast.
8:00 AM IST — Table tennis: Achanta Sharath Kamal won bronze in men’s singles table tennis competition after getting better of England’s Samuel Walker. For the win Sharath surpassed the English challenge 4-1 (11-7, 11-9, 9-11, 11-6, 12-10) in the play-off match for the bronze at the Oxenford Studios.
7:51 AM IST — Bronze in table tennis! Indian paddler Sharath Kamal has finished third in men’s table tennis singles at Gold Coast. With the win, India’s medal tally is now 63.
7:40 AM IST — Table Tennis: Manika Batra has been a star turnout for the table tennis contingent of India at Gold Coast. With the win on Day 11 of CWG in Australia, Batra bagged her fourth medal after winning the bronze in the mixed doubles table tennis competition alongside compatriot Sathiyan Gnanasekaran.
7:31 AM IST — Bronze! Gnanasekaran and Manika have defeated Sharath and Mourna to win bronze in table tennis mixed doubles. The Indian duo ease past Sharath/Mourna 11-6, 11-2, 11-4 to give India their 60th medal at Gold Coast.
7:00 AM IST — Badminton: Gold for Saina, Sindhu settles for Silver! Indian ace shutller Saina Nehwal has beaten her nemesis and fellow Indian compatriot PV Sindhu 21-18, 23-21 in an all India final for women’s singles title at Gold Coast.
6:31 AM IST: Hello and welcome to Day 11 LIVE coverage of the ongoing 22nd edition of Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast. With 26 golds, 19 silver and 20 bronze, the Indian contingent at Gold Coast have added 65 medals in their CWG medal tally and are currently ranked third in the overall medal standings.