HS Prannoy helps Mumbai get past Hyderabad
HS Prannoy won a crucial match against Sameer Verma to give Mumbai Rockets a 2-1 win over Hyderabad Hunters in the 2017 Premier Badminton League. Prannoy faced Verma on the last match of the day and dominated the whole match to win it easily 11-6, 11-7. Mumbai Rockets got two points from the Trump match and won their second match of the tournament.
Mumbai Rockets get a 1-0 lead over Hyderabad Hunters
Lee Yong Dae and Nipitphon P registered an easy 11-9, 11-5 win over Tan Boon Heong and Wee Kiong Tan in the first men's singles match of the day to give Mumbai Rockets a 1-0 lead over Hyderabad Hunters.
Sung Ji Hyun halts Carolina Marin's winning run at PBL
Carolina Marin's winning run at the 2017 Premier Badminton League (PBL) came to a halt in a match against Mumbai Rockets' Sung Ji Hyun. Representing Hyderabad Hunters, Marin was defeated by Hyun 11-7, 7-11, 14-12 in the women's singles thriller at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai. The win gave Mumbai Rockets a 2-1 lead over the Hyderabad Hunters.
Rajiv Ouseph brings back Hunters in the game
Hyderabad Hunters gained a point from the men's singles match between Rajiv Ouseph and Ajay Jayaram. Hunters' Ouseph defeated Jayaram 11-8, 11-7 and also broke the winning streak for the Rockets. With this win, the Hunters got a point and now trail the Rockets 2-1. The remaining two matches of the day, a mixed doubles and a men's singles, are Trump matches.
Hyderabad win mixed doubles match, lead 2-1 against Mumbai
Hyderabad Hunters won the mixed doubles match, which was also a Trump match to take a 2-1 lead against Mumbai Rockets. Swatik Sairaj and Chau Hoi Wah won the thrilling match 11-13, 12-10, 15-14 against lee Yong Dae and Nadiezda Zieba.
PBL moves to Lucknow after Mumbai fixtures
The third leg of PBL will start today at Lucknow's Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium. Home team Awadhe Warriors will be up against Delhi Acers in the first match at Lucknow today.