IBL Semifinal 2 Preview: Warriors Have Edge Over The Star Studded Mumbai

Yesterday, Hyderabad Hotshots proved their supremacy over Pune Pistons repeating the success they had against Pistons at pool stage. Awadhe Warriors can be more confident too. Although past does not matter in Sports, and Mumbai Masters have tournament’s two of the most successful players in Vladimir Ivanov and Captain Lee Chong Wei, still going by player performances and comparison, Awadhe Warriors has just the right composition to win at least 3 matches of the tie to get them to the final.

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Mixed Doubles to Decide the Finalist
With Tine Baun losing more often than winning and Sindhu on a rise with three consecutvie victories, and having already tasted victory against her, Women’s Singles should give Awadhe Warriors the opening, which Mathias and Kido should be easily turning into lead winning Men’s Doubles, and in the Mixed Doubles the strong pair of brother-sister Markis Kido/Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth should get the ticket to Mumbai for the finals against Hyderabad Hotshots. The Men’s Singles should be easy win for Mumbai Masters as Vladimir Ivanov and Captain Lee Chong Wei can sail through easily, as they have done throughout the tournament.

Mumbai Masters Team Analysis
Player’s in Different Events

    Men’s Singles Matches: Ivanov (2 wins), Lee Chong Wei (4 wins), Marc Zweibler (1 win, 3 loss)
    Women’s Singles Matches: Tine Baun (1 loss), P C Thulasi (1 loss)
    Men’s Doubles: Chop-Attri (1 loss), Pranav Chopra/Vladimir Ivanov (1 win), B Sumeet Reddy and Manu Attri (3 loss)
    Mixed Doubles: Ivanov-Siki (2 wins, 1 loss), Pranav Chopra/Siki Reddy (1 loss), Tine Baun/Lee Wei Chong (1 win)

Awadhe Warriors Team Analysis
Player’s in Different Events

    Men’s Singles Matches: Guru Sai Dutt (1 win, 3 loss), Srikanth (3 wins, 2 loss), Chong Wei Feng (1 loss)
    Women’s Singles Matches: P V Sindhu (3 wins, 2 losses)
    Men’s Doubles: Boe/Kido (4 wins, 1 loss)
    Mixed Doubles: Kido/Saps (1 loss), Kido/Mane (1 loss), Markis Kido/Pia Bernadeth (2 wins KDS, 1 loss PP)

PV Sindhu vs Tine Baun Is the Key Battle of Tie
Overall Mumbai Masters have more to worry. With Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles a certainty for Awadhe Warriors to win, PV Sindhu Vs Tine Baun would decide which team enters the Final.

On current form, IBL is all set to host the teams of two top ladies of Indian Badminton in the final at Mumbai. Saina Nehwal has already reached and PV Sindhu is just a win away to set another clash with her peer. Yet, if Sports would run on scripts it would be better to watch a movie. Sports lover expect surprising efforts specially in the finals.

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