CW Games 2018: India trash Pakistan 5-0 in the badminton

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: India beat Pakistan 5-0 in the mixed team badminton clash at the commonwealth games, 2018.

India previously beat neighbor’s Sri Lanka 5-0 in another match in group A. Scotland had beaten Pakistan by the same margin in another group A match prior to this.

India did not lose a single game as they demolished arch-rivals Pakistan. Any sporting event involving India and Pakistan always draws major attention. This time, India went past Pakistan with ease.

The Indian badminton players were always a level above their opponents.

India got off to a winning start by winning the first game 21-10 in the mixed doubles category. India increases lead to 2-0 as Srikanth wins the men’s single 21-16 and 22-20. Saina Nehwal goes on to increase the lead to 3-0 by dominating her opponent to a 21-7 and 21-11 victory.

It was already a victory for India, but India did not stop there.

Pranav Chopra and Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty the men’s double duo of India won the match 21-9 and 21-15 to give India an unassailable 4-0 lead.

The Cherry on the cake was the last match, the women’s doubles where Ashwini Ponnappa and Ruthvika Gadde defeated their Pakistani counterparts 21-6 and 21-10 to complete a total whitewash of the opponents.

 

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