Sindhu came back from a game down to win the match 19-21, 21-14, 21-18.
Bahamas' LaQuan Nairn won the gold medal.
The weightlifter is employed as a Warrant Officer in the Indian Air Force and posted in Chandigarh.
Sanket went on to lift 135 kg in clean and jerk lifting to take the lead in the competition with a total of 248 kg.
The 22nd edition of CWG has included Women's T20 cricket, Basketball 3x3, wheelchair Basketball 3x3, and para Table Tennis.
The swimming events will be held from 29 July to 3 August.
India have won 7 gold medals in badminton at the Commonwealth Games.
Here is how India's hockey teams fared up at the previous editions of the tournament. Notably, Hockey has been part of these Games in every edition since 1998.
Out of the 37 athletes selected by the AFI 18 are women including stars like Dutee Chand and Hima Das.
The federation stated that they can't risk sending players to the UK which is still receiving lots of cases of COVID-19.
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