India will face Australia in their first cricket match
Ghana will be India's first hockey opponent
Like Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra will also be in action on Day 1
The much awaited first day of Commonwealth Games 2022 is upon us and India is participating in several major events including cricket and hockey.
The day will begin with the Lawn Bowls as India take on New Zealand in the Men's Triples at 1:00 PM IST. The Harmanpreet Kaur-led women's cricket team will take on Australia in their opening match at 3:30 pm.
Many of India's top boxers will compete on the first day, with Shiva Thapa taking on Suleman Baloch in the 63.5kg category at 5pm. Sumit Kundu will participate in the event but in the 75 kg category. Rohit Tokas' match will take place at 11 pm as he is competing in the 67 kg category.
The Indian women's hockey team will begin their Commonwealth Games campaign against Ghana at 17:30 IST, while the Indian mixed badminton team will take on rivals Pakistan at 18:30.
The Indian table tennis contingent will see action on day one as stars like Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra take the field. The men's team will face Barbados at 4:30 PM IST, while the women's team will face Singapore at 8:30 PM.
In cycling, men's pursuit qualifying starts at 15:25, while women's sprint qualifying starts at 16:12. The qualifying round of the men's team sprint starts at 16:46.
If the teams qualify, the final rounds are also on the same day. The men's pursuit final will take place at 21:55, the women's team sprint final will start at 22:25. The men's sprint final starts at 10:35 p.m.
The following is India's schedule for the first day of the Commonwealth Games on Friday:
The Indian table tennis contingent will be in action on Day One as stars like Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra will be taking to the field. The men's team will take on Barbados at 4:30 PM IST while the women's team will lock horns with Singapore at 8:30 PM.
In cycling, the Men's team pursuit qualification will start at 3:25 PM while the women's team sprint qualification round will begin at 4:12 PM. The men's team's sprint qualification round will start at 4:46 PM.
If the teams do qualify, then the final rounds will also take place on the same day. The men's team pursuit final will at 9:55 PM while the women's team sprint final starts at 10:25 PM. The men's team sprint final will be starting at 10:35 PM.
Following is India's schedule on Day 1 of the Commonwealth Games on Friday:
Kushagra Rawat - 400m FreeStyle Heats (3:00 pm)
Ashish Kumar Singh - 100m BackStroke S9 Heats (3:00 pm)
Sajan Prakash - 50m Butterfly Heats (3:00 pm)
Srihari Nataraj - 100m BackStroke H (3:00 pm)
Kushagra Rawat - (if qualified)- 400m Freestyle Final (1:30 pm)
Ashish Kumar Singh - (if qualified)- 100m Backstroke S9 Final (11:30 pm)
Sajan Prakash - (if qualified)- 50m Butterfly Semis (11:30 pm)
Srihari Nataraj - (if qualified)- 100m Backstroke Semis (11:30 pm)
India v Australia Group Stage (3:30 pm)
Shiva Thapa - men's 63.5kg Round of 32 (4:30 pm)
Sumit Kundu - men's 75kg Round of 32 (4:30 pm)
Rohit Tokas - men's 67kg Round of 32 (11:00 pm)
Ashish Chaudhary - men's 80kg round of 32 (11:00 pm)
Yogeshwar, Satyajit, Saif - men's individual and team qualifying
Men's team final (if qualified) (10:00 pm)
India v Ghana- Women Group Stage (6:30 pm)
Nayanmoni - Women Singles (1:00 pm)
Dinesh, Navneet, Chandan- Men Triples (1:00 pm)
Sunil, Mridul- Men Pair Round 1 (7:30 pm)
Rupa, Tania, Lovely- Women Four Round 1 (7:30 pm)
Saurav, Ramit, Abhay - Round of 64 (4:30 pm)
Joshna, Sunayna, Anahat- Round of 64 (4:30 pm)
Men Singles - Round of 64 (10:30 pm)
Women Singles - Round of 64 (10:30 pm)
Men Team - Qualifying Round 1 (2:00 pm)
Women Team- Qualifying Round 1 (2:00 pm)
Men Team- Qualifying Round 2 (8:30 pm)
Women Team- Qualifying Round 2 (8:30 pm)
Vishwajeet, Naman, Venkappa, Anantha, Dinesh- Men Team
Pursuit Qualification (2:30 pm)
Mayuri, Triyasha, Shushikala- Women Team Sprint Qualification (2:30 pm)
Rojit, Ronaldo, David, Esow- Men Team Sprint Qualification (2:30 pm)
Men Team Pursuit Final (if Qualification) (8:30 pm)
Women Team Sprint Final (if Qualification) (8:30 pm)
Men Team Sprint Final (if Qualification) (8:30 pm)
Adarsh, Vishwanath - Men Final (3:30 pm)
Sanjana, Pragnya- Women Final (5:30 pm)
India vs Pakistan - group stage of mixed team event (6:30 pm)