India created history in badminton, team reached the final of Thomas Cup
Team India players have created history in badminton. The Indian men’s badminton team has reached the final of the Thomas Cup match in Bangkok. India beat Denmark 3-2 in the semi-finals on Friday. HS Pranav was the hero of the Indian team’s victory. He defeated Rasmus to Gemco in the deciding match.
Pranav also injured
The world number 13, who fell on the court in protest against Gameke, was also injured, but the Indian player continued the match after taking a medical time out. Despite the pain on the court, he won India’s name in history by winning 13-21, 21-9, 21-12.
World Championships bronze medalist Lakshya Sen lost to Denmark 1-0. He then defeated Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty 1-1. The Indian pair of Kim Astrop and Mathias Christiansen suffered a 21-18 21-23 22-20 defeat.
Srikanth defeated Anders Antonsen
World No 11 Kidambi Srikanth defeated World No 3 Anders Antonsen 21-18 12-21 21-15 to give Team India a 2-1 victory. Krishna Prasad Garga and Vishnuvardhan Gowda Panjala lost 14-21, 13-21 to Anders Scarp Rasmussen and Fredrik Sogard. With this both the teams went 2-2 ahead. After this Prannoy led the team to victory.
Team India reached the final for the first time
The Indian team has never progressed beyond the semi-finals since 1979. But now she has reached the finals. The 43-year-old defeated five-time champions Malaysia 3-2 on Thursday to reach the semi-finals.