Banga Beats and Hyderabad Hotshots played the last tie of the pool stage in a dead rubber as before the match Banga Beats were knocked out and Hyderabad Hotshots was already in the semifinal. Hyderabad Hotshots won the first two singles as Tanongsak shocked P Kashyap and Saina registered 5th consecutive win, but Danish players Mogensen and Jorgensen won their last three matches to seal a memorable win for Banga Beats.
Vodafone Player of the Tie: S Tanongsak
Tanongsak is one of the three Thai players who will return mid-way to participate in National competitions starting from August 28th.
Banga Beats def Hyderabad Hotshots 3-2
1. Men’s Singles: S Tanongsak (HH) def P Kashyap (BB) 21-20 21-18
2. Women’s Singles: Saina Nehwal (HH) def Tai Tzu Ying (BB) 21-17 14-21 11-8
3. Men’s Doubles: Carsten Mogensen/Akshay Dewalkar (BB) def V Shem Goh/Khim Wah Lim (HH) 15-21 21-15 11-1
4. Men’s Singles: Jan Jorgensen (BB) def Ajay Jayaram (HH) 21-11 21-8
5. Mixed Doubles: Carsten Mogensen/Aparna Balan (BB) vs Pradnya Gadre/Tarun Kona (HH) 18-21, 21-16, 11-9