2018 Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, live updates

India will aim to add to the 19 medals, including 10 golds, when action resumes on Day 7 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Tuesday. After Jitu Rai, the men’s table tennis team and the mixed badminton team on Monday, their compatriots will be looking to maintain the country’s third place in the overall medal standings. The different disciplines where Indian athletes will be in action on Tuesday are shooting, hockey, lawn bowls, squash, swimming, athletics, badminton, table tennis and boxing. Get live updates from 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here. ( |  | )

09:20 hrs IST: However, India’s next medal contest will be Annu Singh and Heena Sidhu taking part in women’s 25m pistol final at 11 AM IST

09:15 hrs IST: Action in squash, lawn bowls, table tennis, athletics in going on at the Commonwealth Games which includes many Indians

09:06 hrs IST: Indian badminton players Satwik Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa have beaten Guernsey’s Stuart Hardy and Chloe Le Tissier 21-9, 21-5 in 20 minutes to advance to the mixed doubles Round of 32

09:02 hrs IST: Indian para swimmer Vaishnavi Vinod Jagtap managed to enter the women’s S8 50 metre freestyle final by clocking 41.63 seconds to finish sixth out of seven swimmers in the heat at the Optus Aquatic Centre. The Indian was 10.22 seconds adrift of Australia’s Lakeisha Patterson, who topped the heat, registering 31.41 seconds

08:56 hrs IST: India’s Farman Basha finished fifth in the men’s lightweight in para powerlifting after he struggled to get going, failing in two of his three attempts. He was never in medal contention, failing to lift 138 kilograms in his first attempt. He then had a successful lift of 140 kg in his second attempt before failing at 150 kg in his final attempt for a total of 169.4 points. Ashok, the second Indian in the fray, finished last in the field of 11 competitors as he could not manage a single successful attempt

08:51 hrs IST: Gagan Narang and Chain Singh fail to win a medal in men’s 50m rifle prone final. While Gagan finished seventh, Chain missed out on the bronze by finishing fourth

08:49 hrs IST: Chain Singh is fourth and out! No medals from this event

08:45 hrs IST: Chain has dropped to fourth! Five shooters left

08:43 hrs IST: Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang is seventh and eliminated from the men’s 50m rifle prone final

08:41 hrs IST: A Scottish shooter has been eliminated

08:40 hrs IST: Chain is fifth and Gagan is seventh after 10 shots! Elimination starts now

08:38 hrs IST: Gagan Narang is third after the first five shots and Chain Singh is sixth

08:35 hrs IST: Heena meanwhile, started slowly before climbing up the standings with an awesome show in rapid. She was below par in precision and was lagging at seventh with 286. She struggled with her opening couple of shots in precision with disappointing efforts of 95 and 93 before recovering somewhat with a 98 in her third and last attempt. Heena started rapid poorly as well as she could only manage 95 in her opening attempt. But she saved her best for her last two shots, firing consecutive scores of 99 to zoom to third

08:30 hrs IST: Indian shooters Annu Singh and Heena Sidhu entered the final of the women’s 25 metres pistol event. Annu finished the qualification stage in second spot with a total of 584 points while Heena was third with 579. Annu had taken pole position in precision with 293 and managed 291 in rapid. She registered a series of 96, 99 and 98 in precision and was consistent in rapid too with scores of 98, 96 and 97

08:20 hrs IST: India’s next major medal event is the men’s 50m rifle prone finals where Gagan Narang and Chain Singh are contenders for medals

08:10 hrs IST: Indian athlete Ayyasamy Dharun has failed to qualify for the men’s 400m hurdles final. He clocked 49.85 seconds to finish fifth out of seven competitors in his heat

08:05 hrs IST: Indian swimmer Vaishnavi Vinod Jagtap has qualified for the women’s S8 50m freestyle final that will be held at 1602 hours IST

08:03 hrs IST: Indian squash players Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal have beaten Pakistan’s Faiza Zafar and Madina Zafar 2-1 in a women’s doubles Pool C match

07:58 hrs IST: India had a chance to consolidate the lead but Harmanpreet missed out on completing a hat-trick when his penalty corner shot was saved by Rahman in the 58th minute. But the main news is that the Indian men’s hockey team has qualified for the semi-finals

07:55 hrs IST: India had the chance to reclaim the lead but Varun Kumar failed to convert a penalty corner, hitting it wide in the 18th minute. In the 22nd minute, Mandeep Singh came close to scoring but his attempt was saved by Malaysian goalkeeper Hairi Abd Rahman. Indian goalkeeper PR Sreejesh produced a strong performance to thwart the Malaysian onslaught in the second half, including two penalty corner saves

07:53 hrs IST: India earned as many as nine penalty corners during the match, the first of which came just two minutes into the game. Harmanpreet converted it to give the team early advantage. The Malaysians claimed one of their own in the sixth minute but Razie Rahim missed out on the opportunity to equalise for his team. However, Malaysia did not have to wait too long to put themselves on the scoreboard as Faizal Saari sounded the board with a field goal in the 16th minute

07:51 hrs IST: A profligate Indian hockey team huffed and puffed into the semi-finals after beating lower-ranked Malaysia 2-1 in a draining Pool B encounter. Drag flick specialist Harmanpreet Singh (3rd minute and 44th minutes) scored twice from penalty corners to steer India to the win. Faizal Saari (16th minute) pulled off the lone goal for Malaysia

07:46 hrs IST: Gagan was consistent throughout the qualification round, starting off with 102.5 before shooting a superb 104.8 in his second attempt. He bolstered his position with 102.3, 103.2 and 103.4 in his next three attempts. However, a poor 100.8 in his final attempt ended his chances of finishing among the top two. Chain meanwhile, had a superb start with 104.3, 104.2 and 103.1 in his opening three attempts. However, he slipped down the standings with a 100.9. He then managed an attempt of 102.3 before fizzling out with a below par 99.4 in his last shot

07:41 hrs IST: Indian shooter Annu Singh took pole position at the end of the precision round in the qualification stage of women’s 25 metre pistol event. Annu registered a series of 96, 99 and 98 for a total of 293 points. Heena Sidhu, the other Indian in the fray, was seventh with 286. She struggled with her opening couple of shots with disappointing efforts of 95 and 93 before recovering somewhat with a 98 in her third and last attempt

07:30 hrs IST: Indian shooters Gagan Narang and Chain Singh entered the final of the men’s 50m rifle prone event. Gagan finished the qualifying round in third position with 617 points while Chain was sixth, having scored a total of 614.2. The final will begin at 8:30 AM IST

07:25 hrs IST: India will be eyeing more medals today. Let us see who gets what

07:20 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to the live blog of the 2018 Commonwealth Games this Tuesday

Indian hopes will be pinned on Heena Sidhu, Gagan Narang, Chain Singh and Annu Singh in shooting, while in hockey, the women’s team will face South Africa and the men’s team will take on Malaysia.

Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal, Sourav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Sandhu will start India’s squash campaign on Tuesday as well.

In athletics, Muhammed Anas’s 400m final will be closely followed by fans back home in India.