Commonwealth Games 2018: Australia's medal count grows

And still the medals keep coming for the host nation … from the pool, from the cyclists and from the athletics track.

And on day seven medals will be determined in diving, boxing, lawn bowls, rhythmic gymnastics and more!

But Commonwealth Games success is not just a day-to-day prospect for the Aussies.

Australian coach Andrej Lemanis is expecting plenty of tricks from old foe Rob Beveridge in Saturday's Commonwealth Games men's basketball semi-final against Scotland.

Lemanis and Beveridge are longtime coaching rivals in the NBL, and with the Scots' talent level well below that of the deep Boomers squad, the Australians are preparing for the unexpected.

"They show signs of being a Rob Beveridge-coached team in terms of they junk up their defences - show you different looks, show you zones, play you man-to-man ... they try to disrupt you with what they do defensively," Lemanis said.

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