The Commonwealth Games have so far been as entertaining as they can be for Indian fans. India has brought out most of its top athletes at the mega-event till now, however, the rest are raring to go when Sunday arrives. The country has displayed particularly strong performances in hockey, table tennis, badminton and weightlifting and more athletes will be aiming to prove themselves in one of the biggest sporting events in the world on the third day.

Let’s take a look at the preview of the Indian athletes and their events on the third day and the timing in India for the events.

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If the Indian mixed team manages to qualify from the group stages, they will be taking part in the quarterfinals on Sunday. The event has two slots, the first of which begins at 3:30 pm IST, while the second will start at 10 pm IST.


Several Indian participants are in contention to make it to the round of 16 in both men’s and women’s categories. Ramit Tandon, Sunayna Kuruvilla, Joshana Chinappa, Saurav Ghoshal, Abhay Singh and Anahat Singh are all taking part in the round of 32 on Saturday, and a win will see them advance to the next round on Sunday.


Sunday is going to be a busy day in the office for the Indian boxers. Two Indian pugilists will be seen in action on July 31.

The day will begin with Nikhat Zareen taking on Mozambique’s Helena Ismael Bagao in the round of 16 of the women’s light flyweight category (48kg-50kg). The match will begin at 4:45 pm IST.

The second match will see Shiva Thapa face Scotland’s Reece Lynch in the men’s light welterweight category in the round of 16. The match will start at 5:15 pm IST.


The Indian men’s hockey team will begin their campaign at the Commonwealth Games 2022 when they take on Ghana in their opening match on Sunday. The Pool B match will begin at 8:30 pm IST.

Table tennis

The Indian women’s teams are in contention to reach the quarterfinals on Saturday itself. If they cross the hurdle, they will have a spot in the semifinal on Sunday. Meanwhile, the men’s team can also advance to the quarterfinals on Sunday, should they win against Northern Ireland on Saturday.


Three medal rounds await Indian weightlifters, who will be tested on Sunday. Jeremy Lalrinnunga will be seen in the men’s 67 kg event, beginning from 2 pm IST. Following Jeremy, Popy Hazarika will be in action in the women’s 59 kg event, which is slated to start at 6:15 pm IST.

Achinta Sheuli will look to win a medal in the men’s 73 kg event which will begin at 11 pm IST.

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After a shock defeat in the opening match, the Indian women’s team will be facing Pakistan in their second game of the campaign on Sunday. The match begins at 3:30 pm IST.


After his initial setback, Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash will be competing in men’s 200m butterfly heat 3 on Sunday. The event will begin at 3:07 pm IST.

On the other hand, Srihari Nataraj will be looking to qualify for men’s 50m backstroke heat 6 on Sunday as well. The event is scheduled to take place at 3:31 pm IST.


Yogeshwar Singh will be competing in the Men’s All-Around final in Artistic Gymnastics on Sunday. The event will begin at 1:30 pm IST. The medal ceremony is slated to take place at 4:12 pm IST on the same day.

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Lawn bowl

Tania Choudhury will face Northern Ireland’s Shauna O’Neill in women’s singles sectional play in the fifth round on Sunday. The match will begin at 1 pm IST.

Sunil Bahadur and Mridul Borgohain of the Indian team will also take part in men’s pair sectional play against England from 4 pm IST.

If the Indian team manages to win their match on Saturday in the women’s fours sectional play event, they will also qualify for the quarterfinals on Sunday. The event will begin at 7:30 pm IST.