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Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 2 Live Updates: Sanket Sargar In The Lead With A Lift Of 113kg In Snatch

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CWG 2022: Sanket Sargar leads India’s medal hopes on Day 2© AFP




Commonwealth Games, Day 2, Live Updates: Sanket Sargar has eventually lifted 113 kg in snatch his third attempt. He is leading in the men’s 55 kg weightlifting final. He had lifted 111kg and 107 kg in his second and first attempts in snatch, respectively. Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa made light work of the Sri Lankan challenge in the second game as they wrapped it up 21-9 to win the match easily. India go 1-0 up. Meanwhile, Sanket Sargar will be in action in the Men’s 55 kg weightlifting event. On the other hand, India are leading 7-2 against Malta in the Lawn Bowls event in Birmingham. The Day 2 of Commonwealth Games promises lot of excitement and entertaining action. On the second day, Mirabai Chanu will be in action and all eyes would be on her whether she is able to return with a medal or not. The Indian women’s hockey team will square off against Wales in Pool A clash while Lovlina Borgohain will also start off her campaign against Ariane Nicholson in the 66kg weight category. In mixed team badminton, the Indian contingent will square off against Australia. The opening day of the Games turned out to be fruitful for swimmer Srihari Nataraj as he was able to qualify for the finals. The table tennis teams defeated South Africa and Barbados with identical 3-0 victories, but Australia defeated India in a Pool A women’s cricket match. 

Here are the Live Updates from Day 2 of the Commonwealth Games, straight from Birmingham 







  • 15:12 (IST)

    Swimming: Kushagra 8th in Men’s 200m Freestyle Heat 3

    Kushagra Rawat has finished at the 8th spot in the Men’s 200m Freestyle Heat 3.

  • 15:09 (IST)

    Badminton: Aakarshi Kashyap takes big lead

    India’s Aakarshi Kashyap is producing a great show in the women’s singles match of the mixed team event as she leads SL’s Vidanage 11-1 in the first game

  • 15:05 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India, Malta share spoils in Men’s Triples event

    The game between India and Malta saw no team winning the contest as the final scores after the conclusion of the 18 ends of throws was 16-16. It was India’s game but they squandered their lead to eventuallly share spoils with Malta.

  • 14:57 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: Tania Choudhury Loses

    Tania Choudhury has lost her Lawn Bowls women’s singles match to Laura Daniels with a 10-21 scoreline.

  • 14:54 (IST)

    Badminton: Lakshya wins comfortably

    India’s Lakshya Sen wins the men’s singles match against Niluka Karunaratne 21-18, 21-5 to give India a 2-0 lead over Sri Lanka

  • 14:50 (IST)

    Men’s Weightlifting 55 kg Final: Sargar on top!

    While Sanket Sargar leads after the snatch round with a 113 kg lift, the closest to him is Mohamad Aniq Bin Kasdan of Malaysia with a 107 kg lift.

  • 14:47 (IST)

    Badminton: Lakshya in complete control in 2nd game

    India’s Lakshya Sen has pulled away to a 11-1 lead over Karunaratne in the second game and his class is now coming through

  • 14:46 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: Neck-and-neck fight in Men’s Triples event

    Malta is giving a good fight to India at the moment. The scoreline, however, is currently in India’s favour with the side leading 14-12 after the 16 ends of throws.

  • 14:39 (IST)

    Men’s Weightlifting 55 kg Final: Sargar Lifts 113 kg in snatch!

    Sanket Sargar has lifted 113 kg in a snatch now. This is brilliant from the Indian athlete. He started with 107 kg, then lifted 111 kg in his second attempt and finished with a 113 kg lift.

  • 14:38 (IST)

    Badminton: Lakshya prevails in tough first game

    India’s Lakshya Sen was pushed to the limit by the experienced Sri Lankan Karunaratne but he holds his calm to win the first game 21-18

  • 14:33 (IST)

    Men’s Weightlifting 55 kg Final: Sargar successful!

    He has lifted it. This is awesome from Sargar. He has successfully lifted 111 kg in a snatch.

  • 14:32 (IST)

    Men’s Weightlifting 55 kg Final: Sargar in Spotlight!

    Sanket Sargar will attempt 111 kg now. Wow! Here is some quality action in display.

  • 14:32 (IST)

    Marathon: Nitendra Singh Rawat moves to 15th

    Nitendra Singh Rawat has moved to the 15th spot in the men’s marathon final. 

  • 14:29 (IST)

    Men’s Weightlifting 55 kg Final: Sargar successfull!

    Sanket Sargar has lifted 107 kg in a snatch. This is a really good start for him.

  • 14:28 (IST)

    Men’s Weightlifting 55 kg Final: India’s Sargar Arrives!

    Sanket Sargar has arrived at the main stage now. He will attempt to lift 107 kg in his first try in snatch. Let’s see how it goes!

  • 14:25 (IST)

    Badminton: Karunaratne giving tough fight to Lakshya

    The young Indian is finding it tough against the experience of Karunaratne who reached the pre-quarters of the 2012 London Olympics. But Lakshya has managed to go up 11-9 against the Sri Lankan. There is nothing to choose between the two players currently.

  • 14:25 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: Malta close gap on India in Men’s Triples event

    The scoreline is 11-9 in India’s favour at the moment after 12 ends of throws.

  • 14:17 (IST)

    Badminton: Lakshya Sen up against Niluka Karunaratne

    Lakshya Sen is up against Karunaratne and both players have exchanged good points. Lakshya looks sharp on the smashes and covering court well. The players are tied 3-3 in the first game.

  • 14:14 (IST)

    Men’s Weightlifting 55 kg Final: Match underway

    93 kg is the highest weight lifted so far in snatch in the ongoing men’s final event.

  • 14:11 (IST)

    Marathon: Nitendra Singh Rawat slips to 17th

    Nitendra Singh Rawat has now slipped to the 17th spot in men’s marathon final 

  • 14:09 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India consolidate lead vs Malta in Men’s Triples event

    India have scored four points and they now lead 11-5 vs Malta after end of 10 throws.

  • 14:07 (IST)

    Badminton: Satwik and Ashwini win opening match vs SL

    Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa make light work of the Sri Lankan challenge in the second game as they wrapped it up 21-9 to win the match easily. India go 1-0 up.

  • 14:03 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: Malta bounce back in Men’s Triples event vs India

    Malta have made the scoreline 5-7 now after 9 ends of throws. This is a brilliant comeback from the side. Remember, they were 0-7 at one stage in the game.

  • 13:59 (IST)

    Badminton: Satwik and Ashwini edge ahead in game 2

    Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa showing their technical superiority to edge ahead to a 10-4 lead in the second game against the Sri Lankan duo

  • 13:58 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India Lead 7-4 vs Malta In Men’s Triples

    Malta have made a good comeback. They were trailing 0-7 at one time but now after 8 ends of throws they have improved to 4-7.

  • 13:55 (IST)

    Men’s Marathon: Nitendra Singh Rawat at 16th place

    Men’s marathon is underway. India’s Nitendra Singh Rawat is currently at the 16th place. 

  • 13:51 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India Lead 7-3 vs Malta In Men’s Triples

    Malta have done a good job of late, they trail 3-7 vs India in the Men’s Triples event of Lawn Bowls after 8 ends of throws.

  • 13:50 (IST)

    Badminton: Satwik and Ashwini win first game vs SL

    Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa showed their class and composure to win crucial points on the trot as they kept the challenge of  Dias and Hendahewa from Sri Lanka at bay to win the first game 21-14

  • 13:47 (IST)

    Badminton: Slight edge for India pair

    Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa are ahead 15-14 but is a tough one with the pair of Dias and Hendahewa from Sri Lanka fighting for every point

  • 13:44 (IST)

    Men’s Weightlifting 55 kg Final: Match kicks off

    The final match of the Men’s 55 kg weightlifting event has kicked off. Sanket Sargar will soon be seen in action. Stay connected for the updates!

  • 13:43 (IST)

    Badminton: Close fight in opening mixed doubles game

    Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa have squandered a big lead they are now just 2 points ahead at 11-9 as the players take a break. Lot of star power for India in badminton but a good start is key against any opposition

  • 13:42 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India Lead 7-2 vs Malta

    Malta have finally got some points to their credit. After the six ends of throws, India are still leading 7-2.

  • 13:39 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Badminton: Satwik and Ashwini start strong

    Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa have started well for India against Sri Lanka in the opening mixed doubles match of the mixed team event, opening up a big lead.

  • 13:37 (IST)

    CWG 2022: India-Sri Lanka badminton match underway

    In Mixed Team Event – Group Play Stage – Group A, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Machinmanda Ponnappa are in action against Sri Lanka’s Sachin Dias and Thilini Hendahewa 

  • 13:35 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Sanket Sargar in action in 55kg category

    Weightlifter Sanket Sargar will be in action in the 55kg category in weighlifting event. Can he open India’s medal tally? 

  • 13:31 (IST)

    CWG 2022: Tania Choudhary continues to trail

    Tania Choudhary continues to trail as Laura Daniels of Wales extends her lead to 7-2 in Women’s Singles – Section B – Round 3 Lawn Bowls event. 

  • 13:30 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India Lead 7-0 vs Malta

    India are leading 7-0 against Malta after four ends of throws. They have kept their dominance intact in the game. On the other hand, Malta are yet to open their account.

  • 13:21 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India Lead 6-0 vs Malta

    India tighten their grip in the men’s triples event of Lawn Bowls with a 6-0 lead vs Malta.

  • 13:21 (IST)

    CWG 2022: In women’s singles, India trail in lawn bowls event

    In women’s singles lawn bowls event, Tania Choudhary of India is trailing 1-6 against Wales’ Laura Daniels. 

  • 13:15 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India Lead 3-0

    Another point advantage for India as they continue to boast their superiority vs Malta. The score is 3-0 in India’s favour at the moment.

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