Asian Games 2018 Badminton News: Indian Men Register Early 3-0 Win

By: Swetha Reddy
Date: 19 Aug, 2018
Image Courtesy: File

India started the campaign with an early win of 3-0 against Maldives in the Men’s Team event at the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Kidambi Srikanth with HS Prannoy led the Indian contingent to pull-off comfortable win in the opening game on Sunday.

The team will now need to change the strategy, as they will face the greatest powerhouse, Indonesians, in the Quarter-Finals on Monday. India are touted to be one of the favourites to lift the gold in mixed team event in badminton and had a strong start early as they picked up a perfect win to cement their confidence.

Meanwhile, Indian Women’s Team will face mighty Japan, directly in the Quarter-Finals match on Monday.

Round-of-16 Results

Men’s Team:

Nepal beats Pakistan with 3-1

Japan beats Malaysia with 3-0

India beats Maldives with 3-0

Korea beats Thailand with 3-1

Women’s Team:

Chinese Taipei beats Pakistan with 3-0

Maldives beats Nepal with 3-2

Indonesia beats Hong Kong with 3-0

Quarter-Finals Face Offs

Women’s Team:

Japan vs India

Korea vs Indonesia

Chinese Taipei vs Thailand

Maldives vs China

Men’s Team:

China vs Hong Kong

Chinese Taipei vs Nepal

India vs Indonesia

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