CWG 2018, Day 11 Highlights: On the penultimate day of Commonwealth Games, India achieved a couple of firsts for athletes as the tally soared beyond the 50 medal mark. On the final day, with badminton players in action, the tally fattened beyond Glasgow’s haul. Saina Nehwal beat PV Sindhu to win the gold medal in women’s singles. Over in the men’s singles final, Lee Chong Wei exacted revenge over Kidambi Srikanth to win the gold medal. In the men’s doubles, Chirag Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy in the last match of the day. In squash, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal lost their women’s doubles final to win silver. In table tennis, Sathiyan G and Manika Batra won in mixed doubles and Achanta Sharath Kamal won in men’s singles to bag bronze medals.
CWG 2018 Day 11 Highlights: Scores and updates of India's final day at Gold Coast 2018
INDIA FINISH WITH 66 MEDALS
India finish third in the Commonwealth Games medal tally with 66 medals in all - 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze. This is an improvement on India's showing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow when the country had won 64 medals. On the final day, India also went past a total of 500 medals in the Commonwealth Games. Here is the final medal tally from the CWG 2018. And with that, we leave you from our continous live coverage of the Commownealth Games over the course of the last 11 days. But we're not done. Stay tuned for we will have everything from the closing ceremony in a few hours.
Chirag/Satwik clinch silver
Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will have to settle for a silver medal after being overpowered in the men's doubles badminton final. After going down by five points in the second game (5-10), the Indian pairing would reduce the gap to two before England pairing of Ellis/Langridge would pull away to four points. In the end, the bridge became far too much to be crossed. Chirag/Satwik lose 13-21, 16-21 [CWG 2018 Badminton Coverage]
Satwik/Chirag lose opening game
Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have dropped the opening game 13-21 against their English opponents in the gold medal match. Ellis/Langridge are far too effective with their movement and finding the right angles to deceive the Indian pairing. [CWG 2018 Badminton Live]
Men's Doubles Final underway
Badminton men's doubles final and India's final representation at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast is underway. Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are up against England's Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge. [CWG 2018 Badminton Live]
With men's doubles in badminton to come, India re on to 65 medals in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Will the final medal add be gold or silver? Satwik/Chirag in the doubles final. [CWG 2018 Medal Tally]
Kidambi Srikanth wins silver
Kidambi Srikanth had gotten the better of Lee Chong Wei in the mixed team event but in the men's singles badminton event, it is the Malaysian who comes out on top despite losing the opening game. Chong Wei winning 19-21, 21-14, 21-14 in an hour and seven minutes
Dipika Pallikal/Joshna Chinappa win silver
Silver medal for India in squash! Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal lose to New Zealand's Joelle King/Amanda Landers-Murphy in the women's doubles squash. The 9-11, 8-11 defeat lasting 21 minutes.
Sharath Kamal wins bronze
Achanta Sharath Kamal claims the bronze medal in the men's singles table tennis event. Downs Samuel Walker of England 11-7, 11-9, 9-11, 11-6, 12-10 in the bronze medal match. This is his third medal in Gold Coast
Srikanth lose second game
Chong Wei wins the second game 21-14 to push the match into decider after the Indian shuttler Srikanth finds it hard to take his smashes.
Srikanth wins first game
Kidambi Srikanth takes 1-0 lead after winning the first game 21-19 against Malaysia's Chong Wei Lee.
Sharath aims for bronze
Sharath Achanta's bronze medal match against Samuel Walker in Table Tennis Men's Singles is underway at Oxenford Studios.
Kidambi Srikanth in action
World No. 1 Kidambi Srikanth has now taken the court for final men's singles badminton clash against Chong Wei Lee of Malaysia.
You can follow the live score and updates here.
Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu to claim gold
Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu 21-18, 23-21 in the women’s singles final to win her second Commonwealth Games gold. With the feat, she becomes the first Indian to win two singles golds at the Commonwealth Games. PV Sindhu settles for silver after what was a super intense final!
Saina wins first game
Saina Nehwal wins first game against PV Sindhu 21-18. Great resilience by Saina, who uses her experience to get the better of Sindhu in the first game. Sindhu has a history of unfortunate finals. Will this see the same fate?
First medal of the final day
India gets the first medal of the day - a bronze in table tennis mixed doubles. Sathiyan Gnanasekaran-Manika Batra beat Sharath Achanta-Mouma Das to win mixed doubles table tennis bronze medal. This is Manika Batra's fourth medal of the Games!
Sindhu vs Saina underway
England's Gabrielle Adcock and Chris Adcock beat compatriots Marcus Ellis, Lauren Smith to win gold in badminton mixed doubles final. Next up, it is the women's singles finals between PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.
Final day of CWG 2018
Hello. Welcome to our live coverage of the final day of Commonwealth Games 2018. This is a highly important day for the country who will increase their medal tally further. It is also an important day for the country's badminton campaign with a blockbuster all-India final where Indian fans will be divided between which ace player to support - the experienced Saina Nehwal or the determined PV Sindhu. Day 11 will also see Kidambi Srikanth fighting for gold in the men's singles final. Meanwhile, Satwik Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty will play for gold in badminton men's doubles. Another all -India bronze medal match will feature Sharath Achanta-Das Mouma against Sathiyan Gnanasekaran-Manika Batra. Sharath Achanta will also be hoping to take home the bronze medal when he takes on Samuel Walker. Joshna Chinnappa-Dipika Pallikal will also hope to take home another gold. India currently stand at the third position in medal tally list.