On the first day after the official start of the Asian Games 2023 on Sunday, Indian players won five medals for the country. On the second day, the shooting team won India's first gold medal. Now the women's cricket team can win another gold medal for the country. India's total number of medals has reached 10.
Follow live updates from Day 2 of the Asian Games 2023 below.
Women's cricket team wins gold: The Indian team has won the gold medal in women's cricket. In the final match, Team India defeated Sri Lanka by 19 runs and won the gold medal. This is India's second gold in the Asian Games 2023.
Indian pair of Rohan Bopanna-Yuki Bhambri lost: The pair of Rohan Bopanna and Yuki Bhambri crashed out of the tournament after losing 3-6, 3-6 against Uzbekistan's pair of Sergey Fomin and Khumoyun Sultanov in the second round.
Vijayveer Sidhu's journey ends: The journey of Indian shooter Vijayveer has ended. He finished fourth with 21 points and was eliminated from the competition.
Garima Chaudhary's journey ends: In Judo, Garima Chaudhary lost her match in the last-16 and her journey in the Asian Games 2023 is over. Chaudhary faced defeat against Ryoko Salinas of the Philippines.
Three tennis players reach the next round: Three Indian tennis players have won different competitions and reached the next round. Ramkumar Ramanathan's opponent Sunatullo Isroilov of Tajikistan gave a walkover. After that, Ramkumar advanced to the men's singles next round without playing a match. While Rutuja Bhosale defeated Aruzhan Sagandikova of Kazakhstan in straight sets 7-6, 6-2 to advance to the women's Singles Round 2. Ankita Raina also defeated Sabrina Olimjanova of Uzbekistan 6-0, 6-0 to enter women's Singles Round 2.
Indian Men's 25m rapid file pistol team wins bronze: India has got another medal in shooting. The Indian team of Vijayveer Sidhu, Adarsh Singh, and Anish Bhanwala has won the bronze medal with 1718 points. Vijayveer completed the 25m rapid-fire pistol men's qualification with a score of 582 including 18 inner 10s and reached the final. Their final match will be at 11:30 Indian time.
India's campaign in sailing ends: India's campaign in sailing is over.
Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar wins bronze in Men's 10m air rifle event: In shooting, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar has won the bronze medal in 10 meter air rifle. Tomar won the bronze medal with a score of 228.8. China's Sheng Lihao won the gold medal by breaking the world record with 253.3 points, while South Korea's Hajun Park won the silver medal with 251.3 points.
Indian rowing team wins bronze in men's quadruple event: Indian rowing team has won another medal for the country. The team of Satnam Singh, Parminder Singh, Jakar Khan, and Sukhmeet Singh won the bronze medal with a timing of 6:08.61.
Men's rowing team wins bronze: The Indian men's rowing team has given India its seventh medal. In the men's team event (four players), the quartet of Jaswinder Singh, Bheem Singh, Punit Kumar, and Ashish recorded a time of 6:10.81. The Indian team finished third and captured the bronze medal.
Shooting team breaks the world record; first GOLD for India: The Indian shooting team has created history in the Asian Games 2023. India's 10m men's rifle team broke the world record by scoring 1893.7 points and left behind China's record of 1893.3 points. China had made this record in the Baku Championship this year. Along with this, the Indian team also won the gold medal. This is India's first gold medal in Hangzhou.