The final of the first Indian Badminton League provided drama when Srikanth shocked Tanongsak, who lost his first match of the tournament. But as Saina won an expected easy match to remain unbeaten Khim and Shem emerged better of Kido/Boe, Jayaram sealed the trophy for Hotshots. Nehwal has decided to partner Go for the Mixed […]
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The first semifinal had very close matches, although Pune Pistons lost in three straight matches. The second semifinal between Awadhe Warriors and Mumbai Masters had easy wins in first three matches. 21-20 was the closest fight achieved in fourth match of the tie, still the end was on expected lines as Ivanov won. Despite Baun’s […]
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 […]
Despite their 1-4 defeat in earlier match against Hotshots, Pune Pistons failed to learn. Hyderabad Hotshots decimated Pune Pistons in the first semifinal of Indian Badminton League played at Hyderabad. Hotshots await the winner of other semifinal between Mumbai Masters and Awadhe Warriors to be played at Bangalore. Ajay Jayaram earned second Player of the […]
When Hyderabad Hotshots last met Pune Pistons, they were too hot for Pistons to handle their shots. Only Captain Ponappa could stop a whitewash as Saina led her team to 4-1 win. Now at semifinal stage, Hotshots would play at home in Hyderabad, and it will not be surprising if Ponnappa has the last laugh.
Awadh Warriors shocked Pune Pistons winning the first three match to seal the tie and also the top position on the points table. PV Sindhu, fresh from her dream win over Tine Baun, registered another big victory as she got better of German Juliane Schenk.
Delhi Smashers won their last league match as their injured captain Jwala Gutta returned to the court, defeating Banga Beats 4-1. Delhi complete their pool stage with 13 points, while Banga Beats still have a game left. If Awadh Warriors win even 2 matches and lose their last tie, they will knock out Delhi Smashers […]
Mumbai Masters played its last group match against Awadh Warriors. The best player of the Vodafone Indian Badminton League continued his winning spree stretching to 9 consecutive wins and with captain Lee Chong Wei took Mumbai Masters to semifinal with a 3-2 win. PV Sindhi became the fourth captain to receive Player of the tie […]
Pune Pistons became the first team to win a tie in the first three matches when they took 3-0 lead. Banga beats remained at bottom and with just one match left, they have the least chance to qualify for semifinals. Pune reach to second place at Points Table.