Houseful Friday: From Tokyo Olympics to Cricket – Matches to Watch on August 6

With expectations of everyone rising, Friday lines up an interesting queue of events for the Indian athletes from categories such as wrestling, athletics and golf.

Yaksh Author

Updated - 5 August 2021 11:05 pm

After almost two weeks, the Tokyo Olympics 2020 has reached its business end and Day 13 proved to an enchanting one for India as the men’s hockey team ended a 41-year long wait by clinching the bronze medal. Whereas Ravi Kumar Dahiya became only the second wrestler to secure an Olympic silver medal in wrestling for the country.

However, August 6 offers to be an exciting day for Indian sports enthusiasts with abundance of events at its disposal. From India vs England Test series, to Australia locking horns against the mighty Bangladesh, to The Hundred, to the Tamil Nadu Premier League, the cricketing bonanza seems to only increase.

Olympics (Time in IST): India managed to secure a bronze and a silver medal on August 5. With expectations of everyone rising, Friday lines up an interesting queue of events for the Indian athletes from categories such as wrestling, athletics and golf.

Men’s 50Km Walk

Gurpreet Singh in Finals

Time: 2:00 AM

Women’s 20Km Walk

Bhawna Jat and Priyanka Goswami in Finals

Time: 1:00 PM

Hockey Women’s Bronze Medal Match

India vs Great Britain

Time: 7:00 AM

Men’s 4x400m Relay

Nirma Noah Tom, Amoj Jacob, Arokia Rajiv, Naganathan Pandi and Muhammed Anas

Time: 5:07 PM

Women’s Individual Golf Round 3

Diksha Dagar

Time: 5:29 AM

Aditi Ashok

Time: 5:48 AM

Men’s Freestyle Wrestling 65Kg

Bajrang Punia in 1/8 Finals

Time: 8:49 AM onwards

Women’s Freestyle Wrestling 50Kg

Seema Bisla in 1/8 Finals

Time: 8:07 AM onwards

Cricket (Times in IST): Different cricketing story-lines are being written across the globe. With India dominating England in the first test, the mighty Bangladesh are on a roll against Australia in their respective T20 series.

India Tour of England 2021

India vs England First Test Day 3

Time: 3:30 PM

Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Live Updates: SportsTiger App

Australia Tour of Bangladesh 2021

Australia vs Bangladesh 3rd T20

Time: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur

Venue: 5:30 PM

Live Updates: SportsTiger App

Tamil Nadu Premier League, Match 24

Chepauk Super Gillies vs Lyca Kovai Kings

Time: 7:00 AM

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai

Live Updates: SportsTiger App

The Hundred Men’s Competition 2021

Welsh Fire vs Trent Rockets

Time: 11:30 PM

Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Live Updates: SportsTiger App

The Hundred Women’s Competition 2021

Welsh Fire vs Trent Rockets

Time: 8:00 PM

Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Live Updates: SportsTiger App

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