The Indian ladies’s badminton crew suffered a crushing 0-5 defeat towards Thailand of their final group match of the Uber Cup on the Ceres Enviornment, right here on Wednesday.
The Indian crew, with out Saina Nehwal who has been sidelined to an damage, put up a valiant combat earlier than shedding to fourth seed Thailand. It was the primary loss for Indian ladies within the match after beating Spain (3-2) and Scotland (4-1).
Having already sealed their place within the quarter-finals, the match towards Thailand was to find out the table-topper in Group B of the competitors.
Beginning the day, the 20-year-old Malvika Bansod misplaced 15-21 11-21 to world No 10 Pornpawee Chochuwong of their ladies’s singles match. Then, the skilled doubles pairing of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy went down combating 16-21 12-21 to the duo of Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Rawinda Prajongjai.
India’s Aditi Bhatt was the one shuttler to take her match to 3 video games. Nevertheless, she misplaced 16-21 21-18 15-21 to world No 13 Busanan Ongbamrungphan. The win on the day helped Thailand seal the tie.
Later, the duo of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand misplaced 17-21 16-21 to Puttita Supajirakul and Sapsiree Taerattanachai whereas Tasnim Mir misplaced her singles match to Supanida Katethong 19-21 15-21
In the meantime, the Indian males’s badminton crew secured their place within the final eight of the Thomas Cup after beating Tahiti 5-0 on Tuesday. They’ll face defending champions China of their last Group C tie on Thursday.