Asian Games 2023, September 21 Updated Results: Indian women’s cricket team reach semis, mixed results in football
Sunil Chhetri scored for the Men in Blue in their victory.
The Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 are set to commence on September 23, but certain events have already started due to their duration. The Indian team is actively participating in sports like cricket and football, among others.
India saw consecutive good days from the rowing contingent. The Indian women’s cricket team marched into the semifinals and while the men’s football team won their first match of the Asian Games 2023.
Here is the full list of results from the action involving Indian athletes on September 21 at the Hangzhou Asian Games 2023.
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Details results of all Indian events from September 21 in Asian Games 2023
Due to the two-match ban imposed on skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, deputy Smriti Mandhana lead the team in India’s opening game at Asian Games 2023. The match was called-off due to rain.
Put to bat first in a rain-curtailed match, India posted 173/2 in 15 overs led by Shafali Verma’s blistering half-century. Jemimah Rodrigues to chipped in with 49 from 29 deliveries, while Richa Ghosh provided the final flourish with a quick-fire 21 from just seven deliveries. However, the match was abandoned just two balls into the Malaysian innings due to incessant rain.
Women’s Quarter-Final: India (173/2) vs Malaysia (1/0) match abandoned
Sunil Chhetri scored the lone goal as the Indian men’s football team beat neighbours Bangladesh in their second group stage match. The goal came after Bryce Miranda was brought down in the box deep into the second half. Chhetri stepped up and calmly slotted the ball into the net to hand India its first win in this edition of the Asian Games.
India beat Bangladesh 1-0
Anju Tamang scored the only goal for India as the Blue Tigresses went down 1-2 against Chinese Taipei in their opening match in the competition. Tamang scored from a rebound after Manisha’s goal bound shot was blocked by the Taipei defender.
He goal in the 46th minute put the Indian women’s football team ahead in the match, but the 38th ranked Taipei fought back with two late goals to take the win. India will next face Thailand in a crucial encounter.
India lost to Chinese Taipei (1-2)
- Kiran, Anshika Bharti (Lightweight Women’s Double Sculls Repechage 2) clocked 8:01.80 to finish 4th and qualify for the finals.
- Arjun Lal Jat, Arvind Singh (Lightweight Men’s Double Sculls Repechage 1) clocked 6:55.78 to finish 1st and to qualify for the finals.
- Satnam Singh, Parminder Singh (Men’s Double Sculls Repechage 1) clocked 6:48.06 to finish 1st to qualify for the finals.
- Satnam Singh, Parminder Singh, Jakar Khan, Sukhmeet Singh (Men’s Quadruple Sculls Repechage 1) clocked 6:09.94 to finish 1st and to qualify for the finals.
- Jerome Kumar Savarimuthu (Men’s Windsurfing IQFOIL) placed 7th with 27 points in 4 rounds.
- Sudhanshu Shekhar, Preeti Kongara (Mixed Dinghy – 470) placed 5th with 9 points in 2 rounds.
- Adavit Menon (Boys Dinghy – LCA4) placed 6th with 11 points in 2 rounds.
- Harshita Tomar, Shital Verma (Women’s Skiff – 49ERFX) placed 3th with 11 points in 3 rounds.
- Neha Thakur (Girls Dinghy – ILCA4) placed 4th with 6 points in 2 rounds.
- Nethra Kumanan (Women’s Single Dinghy – ILCA6) placed 3th with 6 points in 2 rounds.
- Siddeshwar Indar Doiphode, Ramya Saravanan (Mixed-Multihull-Nacra 17) placed 3th with 8 points in 3 rounds.
- Eabad Ali (Men’s Windsurfer RS:X) placed 5th with 17 points in 3 rounds.
- Chitresh Tatha (Men’s Kiteboarding Ika Formula Kite) placed 7th with 27 points in 4 rounds.
- Vishnu Saravanan (Men’s Dinghy – ILCA7) placed 2nd with 6 points in 2 rounds.
- Ishwarya Ganesh (Women’s Windsurfer-RS:X) placed 3rd with 11 points in 3 rounds.
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