CWG 2018 India Boxing Highlights: India’s boxing contingent continued their exceptional performance in. On day six, five boxers advanced to the semi-final of their respective categories and on day seven, four more advanced to the next round. Mary Kom, in her first Commonwealth Games, reached the final of the women’s 45-48kg category by beating Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwakku of Sri Lanka. In the men’s category, Vikas Krishan, Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik advanced to the final. But Sarita Devi and Pinki Rani failed to win their quarterfinal bouts and had to bow out of competition. (CWG 2018 Medal Tally | CWG2018 Day 7 Schedule)
CWG 2018 India Boxing Highlights: 2018 Commonwealth Games from Gold Coast
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4 medals assured in boxing
What a day! Boxers have been brilliant in these Games. On day seven, six boxers were in contention of a medal and four of them have assured themselves of it. Sarita Devi and Pinki Rani gave tough fights but were unclucky.
MANISH KAUSHIK WINS!
Manish Kaushik wins by unanimous decision! Another medal for India assured. What a brilliant finish from the boxers. Manish with a unanimous decision win but that was close. His skill over the English boxer. Bronze assured
3rd round: Manish Kaushik vs Calum French
Too good this bout! Tough to call the result but Kaushik may have won it on split decision. This will be another medal for India
2nd round: Manish Kaushik vs Calum French
Wow! Both boxers are keeping it very close. They have now made it very difficult for the judges to rank this. French is brilliant with his right hand while Kaushik has been good with his defence. Final round coming up
1st round: Manish Kaushik vs Calum French
Both boxers have been impressive in the first round. Too close to call but Manish would be very happy with how he has performed here. Looks like the winner of this round
Manish Kaushik vs Calum French Live
Here we go! The final boxer in action for India on day seven. Manish is in the red corner while Calum French is in the blue corner. Can he assure India a medal?
Manish Kaushik vs Calum French
Final bout for India today! Three boxers have won their respective bouts while two have lost. Manish Kaushik will look to become the fourth boxer to advance. He faces Calum French of England in the quarter-final
Manish Kaushik in action
Manish Kaushik will be the final boxer of the day in action for India. India have failed to advance in two categories but men have maintained a perfect record. Kaushik is the final boxer
Pinki Rani bows out!
No medal for Pinki Rani! A very close bout between Pinki Rani and Lisa Whiteside in the women's 51kg category but the Indian on the wrong side of the result. A thrilling bout with a split decision. Chin up, Pinki!
2nd round: Pinki Rani vs Lisa Whiteside
Lisa continues her good work in the second round as well but Pinki is now matching her. Lisa still throwing her punches. "The Indian boxers have been very good technically in Gold Coast. That is the sign of good coaching,"says the commentator. Pinki with a good finish here. This is very tight
1st round: Pinki Rani vs Lisa Whiteside
Lisa Whiteside looking the better of the two boxers. She has moved well and landed some clean punches. On the other hand, Pinki has looked on the defensive side
Pinki Rani vs Lisa Whiteside
Back after the break! India's Pinki Rani is now in action against Lisa Whiteside of England in hte women's 51kg quarter-final in Gold Coast. Pinki is in the blue corner while Lisa is in the red corner
Pinki Rani bout
Pinki Rani is the next Indian boxer who will be in action in Gold Coast. She will also be looking to assure herself a medal by winning the bout. In a couple of hours time, she will be in the ring
VIKAS KRISHAN WINS
And now we have another Indian boxer into the semifinals! Vikas Krishan beats Benny Muziyo of Zambia and have assured himself a bronze medal. He will box for in the semi-final for a place in the final
3rd round: Vikas Krishan vs Benny Muziyo
Vikas Krishan has been brilliant with defence and it's been a measured performance from Vikas. Muziyo continues to throw punches at Vikas. His punches have been clear unlike Muziyo. Both beginning to look tired and taking their time in attacking now. Who will win it?
2nd round: Vikas Krishan vs Benny Muziyo
Vikas Krishan looking better now! He took control of the second round and threw some more punches there. Muziyo has not really delivered with a strong performance as he looked big.
1st round: Vikas Krishan vs Benny Muziyo
Defence, defence and defence from Vikas. Some body blows from him to the Zambia boxer but Vikas needs to attack more. Muziyo threw more puches but did not find perfect with all of them.
Vikas Krishan vs Benny Muziyo
Here we go! Vikas Krishan is in the red corner while Benny Muziyo is in the blue corner. Muziyo is a tall guy and Vikas will need to step up his game in this bout
Vikas Krishan next
India have assured two medals on day seven in boxing and now is the time for Vikas Krishan. He is an experienced campaigner and will like to join other Indian boxers in the semi-finals
GAURAV SOLANKI WINS
A total domination from Gaurav Solanki in his quarterfinal bout! He wins it with unanimous decision against Charles Keama of PNG and assures India of atleast a bronze medal. A brilliant boxer who has shown his class in this bout
3rd round: Gaurav Solanki vs Charles Keama
Charles Keama is aware he has to be at the top of his game in this final round. Solanki with a few beautiful combinations! He is a lean guy but those punches must sting. He has not allowed his opponent to return to this game. Solanki looks a clear winner
2nd round: CHarles Keama vs Gaurav Solanki
Better start from Solanki and he looks composed and taking his time to attack. Better punches from Solanki. No unnecessary risks from Solanki and looks like he is very calm after the round. "Don't take risks" says Indian corner to Solanki.
1st round: Charles Keama vs Gaurav Solanki
Gaurav Solanki, despite being a southpaw, is finding it difficult against Keama, who is learly the more aggressive boxer. Nice barrage of punches Keama. But Solanki makes a comeback late in the first round. More punches thrown by Keama but looks like more landed by Solanki.
Gaurav Solanki vs Charles Keame
Gaurav Solanki and Charles Keame are ready for their quarterfinal bout. Solanki is in the blue corner while Keame is in the red corner. Ready for the bout
Gaurav Solanki next up
India had an unfavourable result in the women's 60kg quarterfinal with Sarita Devi losing that bout. But Gaurav Solanki will like to put India back on winning track. He is up against Charles Keame of PNG in men's 52kg quartefinal
Sarita Devi bows out
India's perfect run in boxing is over! Sarita Devi goes down to Australia's Anja Stridsman in the women's 60kg quarterfinal and will not win a medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018. She is the first Indian boxer to lose a bout at these Games
Sarita Devi vs Anja Stridsman
Australia's Stridsman is dominating this round. She came out affresively in the second round and has handed Sarita a couple of good punches. Some nice jabs from her. Sarita finding it difficult to connect those punches. Should be to the Australian!
1st round: Sarita Devi vs Anja Stridsman
Anja Strdsman was on the defnsive throughout the first round and Sarita Devi took advantage and made some good punches. Sarita Devi should get this round. Though it was very close
Sarita Devi vs Anja Stridsman
Both boxers are ready for their quarterfinal bout of the women's 60kg category. Sarita Devi is in the blue corner while the Australian Stridsman is in the red corner
Sarita Devil will be up next
Now, back to quarter-finals. India's Sarita Devils will take on Anja Stridsman of Australia! This is a quarterfinal bout of the women's 60kg. A win for Sarita will guarantee her a medal at the Games
MARY KOM WINS
MARY KOM INTO THE FINALS! The Indian boxing legend has done it in style. She reaches the final of the women's 48kg category after winning her semi-final against Anusha of Sri Lanka. Complete domination
Mary Kom vs Anusha: 3rd round
Mary Kom has dominated this round after two relatively close rounds. But there should not be any doubt who is the winner of this bout and is heading to the final fo the women's 48kg final. Result soon
2nd round: Mary Kom vs Anusha
This is too good from Mary Kom. She looks in complete control despite the Sri Lankan's attack that have connected. Mary Kom, once again is smiling in her corner. Second round comes to an end. Looks like Mary Kom will take it
Mary Kom vs Anusha: 1st round
Mary Kom using all her experience there. She is moving nicely in the ring and has not let her opponent dominate any second of it. Mary Kom is smiling as she walks back to her corner after her first round!
Mary Kom vs Anusha
Both boxers are ready for the bout. Mary Kom is in the blue corner while Sri Lanka's Anusha is in the red corner. This is the semi-final bout of women's 45-48kg category
Mary Kom eyes final's spot
Mary Kom will be eyeing a win in her semi-final bout and advance to the final of the women's 45-48kg category. She is taking on Sri Lanka's Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwakku. Mary Kom has never won a CWG medal