Badminton Asia Team Championship: India cruise into quarters

Kidambi Srikanth, Srikanth win, entertain finals, Badminton Asia Team Championship, Badminton Asia Team Championship news, Zi Liang Derek Wong, Manu Attri Sumeeth Reddy, Badminton news, Badminton Kidambi Srikanth scored a gentle 21-16, 12-21, 21-13 win over Zi Liang Derek Wong in a initial singles compare during a Gachibowli Indoor Stadium. (Source: AP)

India sailed into a quarterfinals of Badminton Asia Team Championship with a extensive 5-0 feat over Singapore in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

India, thus, done a clever quip after pang a improved to China in their initial Group A tie on Monday.

Each tie comprises 3 singles and dual doubles matches.

To start with, Kidambi Srikanth scored a gentle 21-16, 12-21, 21-13 win over Zi Liang Derek Wong in a initial singles compare during a Gachibowli Indoor Stadium.

The Singaporean attempted to contest though a universe series 9 Indian, after losing a second game, bounced behind to have a final laugh.

It incited out to be a biased event for Ajay Jayaram in a second singles opposite Kean Yew Loh as he went on to measure a 21-11, 21-18 victory.

India’s doubles players, too, came adult with an considerable opening and won a dual matches utterly easily.

Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy kick Yong Kai Terry Hee-Kean Hean Loh 21-15, 21-14.

While a twin of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar trounced Danny Bawa Chrisnanta and Hendra Wijaya 21-14, 21-13 in a second doubles match.

The 27-ranked HS Prannoy, too, dominated his singles compare opposite Zin Rei Ryan NG, winning it 21-10, 21-12.

Chief inhabitant manager Pullela Gopichand voiced complacency over a team’s autocratic performance.

“It’s a good win. The 5-0 win is wonderful. Hopefully, we will do improved in a subsequent matches as well,” he told PTI.

In a morning session’s other men’s matches, Japan trounced Sri Lanka 5-0, Malaysia degraded Nepal 5-0 and Hong Kong China kick Philippines 4-1.

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