After a resplendent opening ceremony on Saturday evening, the Asian Games 2023 are now officially underway. The Indian contingent at the Asian Games 2023, being held in Hangzhou, China, will look to keep the positive momentum going on Sunday, September 24. While sports like women's cricket, football and table tennis have already kicked off, many others like boxing, shooting, swimming and wushu will commence on Sunday. (Schedule | Full Coverage | More Sports News)
The women's cricket team's semifinal against Bangladesh will be the highlight of the day. The Indian side will be expected to prevail over their neighbours and ensure a medal by booking a spot in the summit clash. Meanwhile, the India men's football team will have to beat Myanmar to confirm their progress to the next round.
India also have high medal hopes from sports like shooting and boxing, and all eyes will be on the Indians in action on Sunday to see how they begin their respective campaigns. In the case of the shooters, the medal rounds follow the qualification events in the morning, so viewers will be eagerly awaiting some good news on that front. Catch all the live updates of day 1 at the Asian Games 2023 here
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Here are all the important details for the Asian Games matches slated for Sunday:
When will the Indian action in Asian Games 2023 on September 24 begin?
The Indian action on September 24 will start from 6:30 AM IST.
Where will the Asian Games 2023 matches on September 24 be played?
The Asian Games matches on September 24 will be played in Hangzhou, China.
When will India's matches on September 24 be played?
Below is the India-interest schedule for Sunday, September 24 (all timings in IST):
Shooting: Women’s 10m air rifle (Individual & Team) – Ramita, Mehuli Ghosh, Ashi Chouksey: 6am onwards
Women's cricket: India vs Bangladesh: 6:30am
Women's lightweight double sculls final B (non-medal): Anshika Bharti and Kiran: 6:40am
Men's lightweight double sculls final: Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh: 7:10am
Men's double sculls final: Satnam Singh and Parminder Singh: 8am
Women's four final: P Babu Aswathi, Mrunmayee Nilesh, Priya Devi Thangjam and Rukmani: 8:20am
Men's pair final: Babu Lal Yadav and Lekh Ram: 8:40am
Men's eight final: 9am
Wushu (from round 1 to quarterfinals): 6:30am onwards
Women's team, India vs Thailand (Round of 16): 7:30am
Women's team, quarterfinals (if they qualify): 1:30pm
Men's team, India vs Kazakhstan (Round of 16): 9:30am
Men's team, quarterfinals (if they qualify): 4:00pm
Men's doubles, Round 1: Fourth match after 9:30am start
Men's singles, Round 1: Sumit Nagal vs Marco Ho Tin Leung: 9:30am
All Round 1 bouts
Women's 50kg: Nikhat Zareen: 11:30 am
Women's 54kg: Preeti: 11:45am
Men's 57kg: Sachin Siwach: 1pm
Men's 92kg: Sanjeet: 7:45 pm
Men's 71kg: Nishant Dev: 2:10pm
Women's football: India vs Thailand: 1:30pm
Men's football: India vs Myanmar: 5pm
100m freestyle heats: Tanish George Mathew: Around 8:45am
100m backstroke heats: Utkarsh Santosh Patil: Around 9am
Women's 4x100m freestyle relay: Around 9:15am
Where can we watch India's matches on TV?
The Asian Games will be broadcast on the Sony Sports Network. Sony Sports Ten 1, Sony Sports Ten 1 HD, Sony Sports Ten 2, Sony Sports Ten 2 HD, Sony Sports Ten 3, Sony Sports Ten 3 HD, Sony Sports Ten 4, Sony Sports Ten 4 HD, Sony Sports Ten 5, and Sony Sports Ten 5 HD TV are the channels where you can catch all the action.
Where can we live stream India's matches?
The Asian Games will be live streamed on the SonyLiv app and website.