Commonwealth Games 2022: India’s Day 1 schedule for Birmingham showdown

The 2022 to be held in Birmingham, England is just nine days away from the start. July 18, 2022, will mark the opening ceremony of the 22nd edition of the games that were inaugurated in 1930 in Hamilton, Canada.


Ever Since the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games, India have been a force to reckon with and this time around too, even without Shooting being a part of the roster, India possesses enough strength to be one of the top four medal contenders alongside the likes of hosts England, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.


The proceedings of the games will begin on July 29, 2022, and India will also begin its games journey on the very same day. The key Indian contenders like the Men’s Hockey team led by Manpreet Singh, and the Indian Women’s cricket team led by Harmanpreet Kaur will be playing on Day 1.

The likes of Squash stars Sourav Ghoshal and Josahana Chinappa and promising medal winners like the Indian Table Tennis team, Boxer Shiva Thapa and Indian team will all be in action on Day 1 too as well.

Here’s the full schedule of India for Day 1 of the 2022, Birmingham


Day 1, July 29, 2022


Event- Time


Lawn Bowl 1300 hrs Local, 05:30 pm IST


Indian players in contention


Sunil Bahadur


Chandan Kumar Singh


Navneet Singh


Dinesh Kumar


Mridul Borgohain




Tania Choudhury


Rupa Rani Tirkey


Nayan Moni Saikia


Lovely Choubey


Event- Table Tennis Time- 1400 hrs Local, 06:30 pm IST


Men’s and Womens’Team Event Qualification Round 1


Indian players in contention


Women’s Table Tennis Team: Manika Batra, Sreeja Akula, Reeth Rishya, Diya Chitale


Men’s Table Tennis Team: Sharath Kamal, Gnanasekaran Sathiyan, Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty


Event- Swimming, Time- 1500 hrs Local, 07:30 pm IST


Indian players in contention


Sajan Prakash


Srihari Nataraj


Kushagra Rawat


Event- Cricket, Women’s T20I, Time- 1530 hrs Local, 08:00 pm IST

Australia vs India Group Match


Event- Triathalon Women’s Individual (Sprint Distance) Final

Time- 1530 hrs Local, 08:00 pm IST

Indian players in contention

Sanjana Joshi

Pragnya Mohan


Event- Boxing, Time- 1630 hrs Local, 09:00 pm IST

Indian players in contention


Shiva Thapa- Men’s Lightwelter Round of 32


Sumit Kundu- Men’s 75 Kg Round of 32


Event- Squash, Time- 1630 hrs Local, 09:00 pm IST


Indian Players in contention


Men’s Singles- Ramit Tandon, Sourav Ghoshal, Abhay Singh


Women’s Singles- Joshna Chinappa, Anahat Singh, Sunayna Kuruvilla


Event- Badminton, Time- 1830 hrs, 11:00 pm IST


Mixed Team Event Qualifying Round 1- India vs Pakistan


Event- Boxing, Time: 2300 hrs Local, 03:30 am IST


Men’s 67 KG- Rohit Tokas


Men’s 75 KG- Ashish Chaudhary


Event- Men’s Hockey, Time- 1830 hrs


India vs Ghana

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