PBL 2020: Rituparna Das stuns Beiwen Zhang to guide Pune 7 Aces to semi-finals with breezy victory over Awadhe Warriors
Rituparna Das stunned World No 14 Beiwen Zhang in straight games as Pune 7 Aces beat Awadhe Warriors 4-1 to seal their semi-final berth at the fifth Premier Badminton League on Monday
PBL 2020: Michelle Li's battling win over Rituparna Das sees North Eastern Warriors sweep Pune 7 Aces to seal semi-final spot
In Warriors' Trump match, Li was expected to cruise against Das but the World No 100 displayed remarkable courage under pressure despite losing the first game 8-15
PBL 2018-19: Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth seal semi-final berth for Bengaluru Raptors with win against Chennai Smashers
Bengaluru lost their first match but roared back into the contention by winning Chennai's trump match, which dashed visitors' semi-finals hopes as getting six points from the tie became impossible
PBL 2018-19: Son Wan-ho beats Rajiv Ouseph as Awadhe Warriors edge past Chennai Smashers in hard-fought encounter
With the four points that the Warriors earned from Monday's match, they have now moved up to the second position with 20 points. The top position in the leaderboard is still held by the defending champions Hyderabad Hunters.
PBL 2018-19: Hyderabad Hunters storm to victory over Chennai Smashers despite PV Sindhu's loss to Ji Hyun Sung
Hyderabad Hunters surged to victory over Chennai Smashers despite PV Sindhu's loss to Sung Ji Hyun, as South Korean pair Kim Sa Rang and Eom Hye Won beat Chris Adcock and Gabby Adcock 14-15, 15-13, 15-14 to ensure a resounding win for Hyderabad.
PBL 2018: Saina Nehwal-less Awadhe Warriors shock defending champions Chennai Smashers in season opener
Awadhe Warriors won both their men's singles and mixed doubles matches to take an unassailable 3-0 lead (4-0 on points) in the five-match duel
Chennai Smashers emerged the 2017 Premier Badminton League (PBL) champions after defeating Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in a pulsating summit clash at the jampacked Siri Fort Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday.
Parupalli Kashyap and the mixed doubles pair of Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock helped Chennai Smashers get past Awadhe Warriors 4-3 in a Premier Badminton League in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
Currently in the form of her life, Pusarla Venkata Sindhu put up a ‘smashing’ (it was hard to resist the pun) performance at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium on Tuesday to quell the challenge of Korea’s world no.3, Sung Ji Hyun, and power Chennai Smashers to a 4-3 Premier Badminton League (PBL) victory over previously unbeaten Mumbai Rockets.
Rio Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu won her trump game after facing some anxious moments as Chennai Smashers drubbed Bengaluru Smashers 5-0 in a Premier Badminton League contest at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday.