In comparison to the rollicking performance on Day 4, where India earned eight medals, Day 5 was an underwhelming one with just three more medals accruing to the country's medal tally. Nevertheless, the trio of Sarabjot Singh, Arjun Singh Cheema and Shiva Narwal brought some cheer by winning gold in the 10m air pistol team event. On Friday, September 29, India will look to revive its medal rush, with the tennis men's doubles duo of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni contesting the gold medal match against the Chinese Taipei pair of Jason Jung and Yu Hsiou Hsu. Meanwhile, the pair of Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale will vie for a spot in the mixed doubles final.Follow live scores and updates from Day 4 of the 2023 Asian Games here. (Medal Tally | Schedule | Full Coverage | Sports News)
In addition to tennis, there will be many other important disciplines with Indian representation. The shooting squad will target more medals, with the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions and women’s 10m air pistol competitions scheduled on Friday. Reigning world champion Nikhat Zareen will also set her sights on a podium finish at this edition of the Asiad as she takes the ring for the women’s 50kg semi-finals. The country's track and field athletes will also be in action for the first time on Friday.