Pakistan at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Pakistan at the
2022 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Pakistan.svg
CGF codePAK
CGANational Olympic Committee of Pakistan
Websitenocpakistan.org
in Birmingham, England
28 July 2022 (2022-07-28) – 8 August 2022 (2022-08-08)
Competitors67 (42 men and 25 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Muhammad Inam
Bismah Maroof
Flag bearer (closing)Zaman Anwar
Medals
Ranked 18th
Gold
2
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
8
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)

Pakistan competed at the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August 2022. It was Pakistan's 14th appearance at the Commonwealth Games.[1]

Muhammad Inam and Bismah Maroof were the country's flagbearers at the 2022 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.[2][3]

Arshad Nadeem won Pakistan's first ever gold medal in Javelin Throw at the Commonwealth Games and the first Athletics gold medal since 1962.[4] This is the best medal haul for Pakistan at the Commonwealth Games since 1970[5]. Overall Pakistan finished at 18 on the medal table out of 72 participating nations.

Administration

Syed Mohammad Abid Qadri was the Chef de Mission for the Pakistani team in Birmingham.[6]

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.[7]

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 3 2 5
Badminton 2 2 4
Boxing 3[a] 1 4
Cricket 15 15
Hockey 18 0 18
Gymnastics 1 0 1
Judo 2 0 2
Squash 2 2 4
Swimming 1 3 4
Table tennis 1 0 1
Weightlifting 3 0 3
Wrestling 6 0 6
Total 42 25 67
Notes
  1. ^ One boxer failed to make the draw and thus no longer counted.

Medallists

Medals by date
Day Date Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Total
Day 1 29 Jul 0 0 0 0
Day 2 30 Jul 0 0 0 0
Day 3 31 Jul 0 0 0 0
Day 4 1 Aug 0 0 0 0
Day 5 2 Aug 0 0 0 0
Day 6 3 Aug 1 0 1 2
Day 7 4 Aug 0 0 0 0
Day 8 5 Aug 0 2 1 3
Day 9 6 Aug 0 1 1 2
Day 10 7 Aug 1 0 0 1
Day 11 8 Aug 0 0 0 0
Total 2 3 3 8
Medals by gender
Gender 1st place, gold medalist(s) 2nd place, silver medalist(s) 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Total
Male 2 3 3 8
Female 0 0 0 0
Mixed 0 0 0 0
Total 2 3 3 8
Medals by sport
Sport 1st place, gold medalist(s) 2nd place, silver medalist(s) 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Total
Athletics 1 0 0 1
Weightlifting 1 0 0 1
Wrestling 0 3 2 5
Judo 0 0 1 1
Total 2 3 3 8
Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Nooh Dastgir Butt Weightlifting Men's +109kg 3 August
 Gold Arshad Nadeem Athletics Javelin throw 7 August
 Silver Muhammad Inam Wrestling Men's -86kg 5 August
 Silver Zaman Anwar Wrestling Men's -125kg 5 August
 Silver Sharif Tahir Wrestling Men's -74kg 6 August
 Bronze Shah Hussain Shah Judo Men's -90kg 3 August
 Bronze Inayat Ullah Wrestling Men's -65kg 5 August
 Bronze Ali Asad Wrestling Men's -57kg 6 August

Athletics

A squad of five athletes was officially confirmed as of 19 July 2022.[8][9]

Men
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Shajar Abbas 100 m 10.38 4 Did not advance
200 m 21.12 1 Q 20.89 8 q 21.16 8
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Jamshad Ali Shot put 15.72 11
Arshad Nadeem Javelin throw 90.18 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Women
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Aneela Gulzar 100 m 14.01 8 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Anila Baig Discus throw F44/64 20.69 10

Badminton

Pakistan received a Bipartite Invitation for the mixed team competition. A squad of four players was selected shortly after the selection trials on 12 May 2022.[10]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Murad Ali Men's singles  Tamakloe (GHA)
W (21–9, 21–8)
 Teh (SGP)
L (14–21, 16–21)
Did not Advance
Muhammad Irfan Saeed Bhatti  Mulenga (ZAM)
W (21–6, 21–19)
 Ng (MAS)
L (10–21, 9–21)
Did not Advance
Mahoor Shahzad Women's singles  P Ramdhani (GUY)
W (21–10, 21–8)
 Kashyap (IND)
L (20–22, 1–8 ret.)
Did not Advance
Ghazala Siddique  Chater (FLK)
W (21–4, 21–3)
 Richardson (JAM)
L (15–21, 14–21)
Did not Advance
Murad Ali
Muhammad Irfan Saeed Bhatti
Men's doubles  Elliott &
Summers (RSA)
W (21–19, 21–17)
 Rankireddy &
Shetty (IND)
L (8–21, 7–21)
Did not advance
Mahoor Shahzad
Ghazala Siddique
Women's doubles  Chen &
Somerville (AUS)
L (10–21, 13–21)
Did not advance
Mixed team
Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
 Pakistan Mixed team  India
L 0–5
 Australia
L 2–3
 Sri Lanka
L 1–4
4 Did not advance
Squad
Group stage
Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  India 3 3 0 14 1 +13 28 2 +26 620 329 +291 3 Knockout stage
2  Sri Lanka 3 2 1 7 8 −1 14 16 −2 489 520 −31 2
3  Australia 3 1 2 6 9 −3 12 18 −6 514 546 −32 1
4  Pakistan 3 0 3 3 12 −9 6 24 −18 382 610 −228 0
Source: BWF

Boxing

A squad of five boxers was officially confirmed as of 19 July 2022.[8]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Zohaib Rasheed Men's Flyweight Failed to enter draw due to mistake by a technical delegate
Ilyas Hussain Men's Featherweight Lesotho M. Mokhotho

W RSC

Trinidad and Tobago A. Joseph

W 3-2

Northern Ireland J. Gallagher

L 0-5

Did not advance
Suleman Baloch Men's Light welterweight India S.Thapa
L 0-5
Did not advance
Nazeer Ullah Khan Men's Heavyweight England L. Williams
L 0-5
Did not advance
Mehreen Baloch Women's Featherweight Sri Lanka S. Muthuthanthri

L 0-5

Did not advance

Cricket

By virtue of its position in the ICC Women's T20I rankings (as of 1 April 2021), Pakistan qualified for the tournament.[14][15]

Fixtures were announced in November 2021.[16]

Roster

Fifteen players were selected on 31 May 2022.[17][18]

Summary
Team Event Group stage Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Pakistan women Women's tournament  Barbados
L 15 Runs
 India
L 8 Wickets
 Australia
L 44 Runs
4 Did not advance
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L NR Pts NRR
1  Australia 3 3 0 0 6 2.832
2  India 3 2 1 0 4 2.511
3  Barbados 3 1 2 0 2 −2.953
4  Pakistan 3 0 3 0 0 −1.768
29 July 2022
18:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Barbados 
144/4 (20 overs)
v
 Pakistan
129/6 (20 overs)
Kycia Knight 62* (56)
Fatima Sana 2/41 (4 overs)
Nida Dar 50* (31)
Hayley Matthews 1/13 (4 overs)
Barbados Women won by 15 runs
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Kim Cotton (NZ) and Shivani Mishra (Qat)
Player of the match: Hayley Matthews (Bar)
  • Pakistan Women won the toss and elected to field.
  • Shanika Bruce, Trishan Holder, Alisa Scantlebury and Aaliyah Williams (Bar) all made their WT20I debuts.[a]

31 July 2022
11:00
Scorecard
Pakistan 
99 (18 overs)
v
 India
102/2 (11.4 overs)
Muneeba Ali 32 (30)
Sneh Rana 2/15 (4 overs)
Smriti Mandhana 63* (42)
Tuba Hassan 1/18 (2 overs)
India Women won by 8 wickets
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Lauren Agenbag (SA) and Kim Cotton (NZ)
Player of the match: Smriti Mandhana (Ind)
  • Pakistan Women won the toss and elected to bat.
  • The match was reduced to 18 overs per side due to rain.

3 August 2022
11:00
Scorecard
Australia 
160/2 (20 overs)
v
 Pakistan
116/8 (20 overs)
Tahlia McGrath 78* (51)
Sadia Iqbal 1/28 (4 overs)
Fatima Sana 35* (26)
Tahlia McGrath 3/13 (3 overs)
Australia Women won by 44 runs
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Lauren Agenbag (SA) and Sue Redfern (Eng)
Player of the match: Tahlia McGrath (Aus)
  • Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat.

Gymnastics

One gymnast was officially selected as of 19 July 2022.[8]

Artistic

Men
Individual Qualification
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB
Mohammad Afzal Qualification 8.400 4.250 10.550

Hockey

By virtue of its position in the FIH Men's World Ranking (as of 1 February 2022), Pakistan qualified for the men's tournament.[19][20]

Detailed fixtures were released on 9 March 2022.[21] Eighteen players were selected for the men's squad as of 13 July 2022.[22]

Men's tournament

Summary

Key:

Team Event Preliminary round Semifinal Final / BM / PM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Pakistan men Men's tournament  South Africa
D 2-2
 New Zealand
L 1-4
 Scotland
W 3-2
 Australia
L 7-0
4 Did not Advance  Canada
W 4-3
7
Roster
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Australia 4 4 0 0 29 2 +27 12 Semi-finals
2  South Africa 4 2 1 1 11 12 −1 7
3  New Zealand 4 1 1 2 14 17 −3 4 Fifth place match
4  Pakistan 4 1 1 2 6 15 −9 4 Seventh place match
5  Scotland 4 0 1 3 11 25 −14 1 Ninth place match
Source: Birmingham 2022
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) number of wins; 3) goal difference; 4) goals scored; 5) head-to-head results.


30 July 2022
09:00
South Africa  2–2  Pakistan
Beauchamp field hockey ball 14'
Guise-Brown field hockey ball 54'
Report R. Ali field hockey ball 25'
Hakeem field hockey ball 60'
Umpires:
Nick Bennett (ENG)
Bruce Bale (ENG)

31 July 2022
09:00
New Zealand  4–1  Pakistan
Inglis field hockey ball 17'18'
Thomas field hockey ball 43'
Lane field hockey ball 60'
Report G. Ali field hockey ball 26'
Umpires:
Dan Barstow (ENG)
Tyler Klenk (CAN)

3 August 2022
19:00
Pakistan  3–2  Scotland
Hakeem field hockey ball 22'
Shahid field hockey ball 23'
Khan field hockey ball 55'
Report C. Golden field hockey ball 9'
Walker field hockey ball 38'
Umpires:
Tyler Klenk (CAN)
Sean Rapaport (RSA)

4 August 2022
21:00
Australia  7–0  Pakistan
Govers field hockey ball 12'
Hayward field hockey ball 19'40'
Wickham field hockey ball 42'48'
Anderson field hockey ball 53'
Ephramus field hockey ball 59'
Report
Umpires:
Peter Kabaso (KEN)
David Tomlinson (NZL)
Seventh place match
6 August 2022
11:15
Pakistan  4–3  Canada
Rana field hockey ball 24'
Ali field hockey ball 25'
Umar Bhutta field hockey ball 52'
Shahid field hockey ball 60'
Report Sarmento field hockey ball 26'58'
Pereira field hockey ball 30'
Umpires:
Fraser Bell (SCO)
Tim Bond (NZL)

Judo

Two judoka were selected for the competition.[23]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final/BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Shah Hussain Shah -90 kg  Harrison Cassar (AUS)
L
Did not advance  Thomas-Laszlo Breytenbach (RSA)
W
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Qaisar Khan -100 kg  Jason Koster (NZL)
L
Did not advance

Squash

A squad of four players was officially confirmed as of 19 July 2022.[8]

Singles
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Tayyab Aslam Men's singles Bye  Iqbal (PAK)
L 0-1 ret
Did not advance
Nasir Iqbal  Morrison (JAM)
W 3–0
 Aslam (PAK)
W 1-0 ret
 Willstrop (ENG)
L 0–3
Did not advance
Amna Fayyaz Women's singles Bye  Arnold (MAS)
L 0–3
Did not advance
Faiza Zafar Bye  Yiwen (MAS)
L 0–3
Did not advance
Doubles
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Tayyab Aslam
Nasir Iqbal
Men's doubles  Ghana
W 2-0
 Scotland
L 1-2
Did not Advance
Faiza Zafar
Amna Fayyaz
Women's doubles Bye  Malaysia
L 0-2
Did not Advance
Tayyab Aslam
Amna Fayyaz
Mixed doubles  Barbados
L 0-2
Did not advance
Nasir Iqbal
Faiza Zafar
 Sri Lanka
W 2-0
 New Zealand
L 0-2
Did not Advance

Swimming

A squad of four swimmers was officially confirmed as of 19 July 2022.[8]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Haseeb Tariq 50 m freestyle 24.65 43 Did not advance
50 m backstroke 27.89 31 Did not advance
50 m butterfly 25.97 35 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Bisma Khan 50 m freestyle 27.82 38 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 1:02.59 47 Did not advance
50 m butterfly 29.43 33 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 1:08.21 31 Did not advance
Jehanara Nabi 100 m freestyle 1:01.51 40 Did not advance
200 m freestyle 2:13.38 22 Did not advance
400 m freestyle 4:36.87 17 Did not advance
Mishael Ayub 50 m breaststroke 37.96 31 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke 1:22.12 26 Did not advance
50 m butterfly 31.44 46 Did not advance

Table tennis

Four players were initially selected on 16 March 2022;[24] it was later confirmed on 13 May 2022 that only one player (Fahad Khawaja) would go to the Games.[25]

Athletes Event Group stage Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Fahad Khawaja Men's singles Guyana C. Franklin

W 4-0

Bangladesh M. Ridoy W 4-1 Trinidad and Tobago D. Douglas W 4-0 1 England P. Drinkhall

L 0-4

Did not Advance

Weightlifting

The PWF was set to send six qualified weightlifters to Birmingham but a doping scandal means that only three are provisionally set to attend the Games.[26]

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Haider Ali 81 kg 135 7 170 5 305 5
Hanzala Dastgir Butt 109 kg 142 9 173 9 315 9
Nooh Dastgir Butt +109 kg 173 GR 1 232 GR 1 405 GR 1st place, gold medalist(s)

Wrestling

Following the trials, five male wrestlers were selected on 2 April 2022,[27] with a sixth added to the squad at a later date.[28]

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ali Asad Men's -57 kg England H. Ridings

W 10-0 (VSU)

Namibia R. Goliath

W 10-0 (VSU)

India K. Ravi

L 4-14 (VSU1)

New Zealand S. Singh

W 11-0 (VSU)

3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Inayat Ullah Men's -65 kg Malta A. Vella

W 10-0 (VSU)

Nigeria A. Daniel

W 4-0 (VPO)

Canada L. McNeil

L 0-11 (VSU)

Scotland R. Connelly

W10-0 (VSU)

3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Sharif Tahir Men's -74 kg Tonga J. Vake

W11-0 (VSU)

Canada J. Phulka

W5-1 (VPO1)

New Zealand C. Hawkins

W11-0 (VSU)

India N. Naveen

L0-9 (VPO)

2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Muhammad Inam Men's -86 kg Scotland K. Malone

W 11-0 (VSU)

Australia J. Lawerence

W 8-3 (VPO)

South Africa E. Lessing

W 5-3 (VPO)

India D. Punia

L 0-3 (VPO)

2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Tayab Raza Men's -97 kg The Bahamas R. Mackey

W10-0 (VSU)

Scotland C. Nicol

W10-0 (VSU)

Canada N. Randhawa

L0-7 (VPO)

India D. Nehra

L2-10 (VPO1)

4
Zaman Anwar Men's -125 kg Bye Mauritius K. Marie

W 12-0 (VFA)

England M. Kooner

W 5-0 (VFA)

Canada A. Dhesi

L 2-9 (VFA)

2nd place, silver medalist(s)

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Aaliyah Alleyne, Shamilia Connell, Deandra Dottin, Kycia Knight, Kyshona Knight, Hayley Matthews and Shakera Selman – all capped in WT20Is for the West Indies – also made their WT20I debuts for Barbados.

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