India knocked out of Sudirman Cup, lose to Malaysia in 2nd Group C match

India had been knocked out of the Sudirman Cup badminton match after happening meekly to Malaysia within the second Group C match of the blended crew championships right here on Monday. Star shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu could not produce the products and it was throughout for India within the prestigious match.

Sindhu misplaced 21-14, 10-21, 20-22 to Goh Jin Wei(AFP)

Whereas Srikanth was too erratic in males’s singles contest, Sindhu confirmed nice fightback within the decider after squandering a gap recreation benefit solely to go down ultimately to world No. 30 Goh Jin Wei.

It was at all times going to be an uphill job for Dhruv Kapila and Ashwini Ponnappa to tame the world No. 8 pair of Goh Quickly Huat and Lai Shevon Jemie and the Indian mixture tried their coronary heart out earlier than shedding 16-21, 17-21 in 35 minutes.

An error-prone Srikanth then could not get India’s marketing campaign again on observe, happening 16-21, 11-21 to world No. 8 Lee Zii Jia in a lop-sided males’s singles contest because the crew was 0-2 down after the primary two matches.

World No. 12 Sindhu then erased a 2-11 deficit within the third recreation however could not go the space, shedding 21-14, 10-21, 20-22 to Goh within the ladies’s singles as India conceded a 0-3 result in Malaysia within the five-match tie.

The outcome meant India had been third within the group with Chinese language Taipei and Malaysia ending as the highest two groups to qualify for the quarterfinals.

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