The talented bunch of shooters that India has produced in the past decade or so, have time and again proven their dominance in the sport, with at least one finding a top-3 finish at most big events such as World Cups, Commonwealth Games and the Olympics.
Having clinched a commendable 9 medals at the Glasgow games already, the Indian men and women are now a force to reckon with. Here's a look at 10 shooters who will be in action today at the Barry Buddon shooting range in Glasgow, each looking to add more medals to the Indian tally.
50m pistol event
- Jitu Rai
Having represented India at several World Championships in 2013-14, the current world number 1 Rai will be a front runner at the event today.
En route to his numero uno ranking, Rai won gold in the 10m and silver in the 50m pistol events at Maribor in 2014 as well as a silver at the 2014 Munich World Cup.
- Gurpal Singh
The 2012 National Championship silver medalist, Gurpal is an armyman who has represented India at several shooting World Cups.
Men's Trap Event
- Mansher Singh
Mansher Singh is one of India's premier shotgun shooters who won a bronze at the 1997 World Cup in Delhi. His last medal was a gold at the Asian Championships, Kuala Lumpur, 2011.
He also excelled in team events having won gold at the Asian Shotgun Championship in 2013 and a silver in trap pairs at Delhi, 2010.
- Manavjit Singh Sandhu
Manavjit is another big-time shotgun shooter who won Gold at Tucson in 2014, Gold at the Asian Championships in Doha, 2012, gold at CWG 1998 and a silver in the singles and bronze in the doubles of the 2010 games.
Women's Trap Event
- Shreyasi Singh
A former Asian junior championship silver medalist, Shreyasi will start her event high on confidence after having clinched silver in the the women's double trap event on Sunday.
- Seema Tomar
Seema Tomar will be the second participant in the women's double trap event and has a World Cup silver medal to her credit which she won in 2010.
50m Rifle Event
- Joydeep Karmakar
Having clinched a silver in the 2010 Sydney World Cup, Joydeep Karmarkar narrowly missed out on a podium finish at the 2012 London Olympics.
- Gagan Narang
One of India's most celebrated shooters, Ganag Narang has won Olympic and CWG medals along with three medals at World Cups. He won bronze at the 2012 london Olympics in the 10m rifle event as well as 4 gold medals at the Delhi CWG in 2010.
25m rapid fire pistol event
- Vijay Kumar
India's flag bearer in the opening ceremony, Vijay Kumar won a remarkable 3 golds and 1 silver at the 2010 CWG games. He then clinched gold at the 2012 Asian Championships and went on to win silver at the 2012 London Olympics.
- Harpreet Singh
Harpreet won one gold each in the singles and doubles events at the 2010 CWG held in Delhi.
Schedule for 28 July
Men's 50m pistol qualification: Jitu Rai, Gurpal Singh-1:00 p.m.
Trap men's Qualification Day 1: Mansher Singh, Manavjit Singh Sandhu- 1:30 p.m.
Trap Women's Qualification: Shreyasi Singh, Seema Tomar-1:30 p.m.
50m Rifle Prone men's qualification: Joydeep Karmakar, Gagan Narang-3:15 p.m.
25m Rapid Fire Pistol men's qualification: Vijay Kumar, Harpreet Singh- 8:00 p.m.
Where to Watch Live
Live coverage of the Commonwealth Gamesis on Ten Sports in India, with the live streaming option HERE and HERE. The action will be available live on CBS Sports in Canada with online streaming option HERE.
BBC will telecast the games live in the United Kingdom, with live streaming option HERE or follow the updates HERE. Network Ten will broadcast the Commonwealth Games live in Australia with an online viewing option HERE. For International viewers, including the United States, the action will be available live on official Commonwealth Games 2014 YouTube channel for free HERE.