India@CWG2018: Badminton Mixed Team Rotates Players and Routs All to Enter QF

Indian Badminton team has shown absolute supremacy during the Group Matches losing just one set in the 15 matches they played against three different opponents. Indians opted for rotation of players giving crucial practice to all the players. Except Sindhu and HS Prannoy all had the opportunity to play. Sikki Reddy played the maximum matches, while Ruthvika played the least. Check how have players fared so far!!

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Based on team strength their challenge to Gold comes only from Singapore and Malaysia in Commonwealth Games 2018. Srikanth and PV Sindhu are ranked No. 1 in Men’s and Women’s Singles events, and Sindhu is yet to play a match as Indians entered quarterfinals of Mixed Team event. Doubles teams have used multiple combinations during group matches to emerge winner while Srikanth and Saina took care of Singles.

Matches played by all players

    4 Sikki Reddy
    3 Saina, Ashwini Ponnappa, Srikanth, Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty, Satwik Rankireddy, Pranaav Jerry Chopra
    2 Ruthvika Gadde

Group A topper Indian Mixed Team will play Mauritius, who finished second behind Singapore in Group B with 2 wins of 5-0 each against Zambia and Jamaica. They lost 0-5 to Singapore. Winner of the match will play the semifinal against the winner of Singapore vs Australia quarterfinals

Singles Report

    Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth played 3 Singles each against the three opponents and emerged victorious easily. By scoreline, the longest stretch for Srikanth in the 6 sets he played was 22-20 win against Pakistani opponent. For Saina, the first three sets were finished under 10, while remaining three the challenge rise upto 21-14. On top, Sindhu is yet to announce her arrival healing her minor injury.
    Check scorelines of all results

Men’s Doubles Report

    Satwik Rankireddy, Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty and Pranaav Jerry Chopra joined played the three matches. Satwik/Chirag won against Sri Lanka and Scotland, Pranaav / Chirag won against Pakistan.
    Check scorelines of all results

Women’s Doubles

    Sikki Reddy, Ashwini Ponnappa and Ruthvika Gadde played Women’s Doubles. Ashwini Ponnappa / Ruthvika Gadde won against Pakistan, while India’s main Women’s doubles pair Ashwini Ponnappa / Sikki Reddy won against Sri Lanka and Scotland.
    Check scorelines of all results

Mixed Doubles

    Satwik Rankireddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra paired with Ruthvika Gadde and Sikki Reddy as Indians won all three matches. Pranaav / Ruthvika lost one set during their win against Sri Lanka while Satwik Rankireddy / Sikki Reddy won against Pakistan and India’s entry to top 20 World ranking Pranaav / Sikki won against Scotland.
    Check scorelines of all results

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