Do or die for Srikanth, Sindhu vs Chochuwang

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BWF World Tour Finals: Do or die for Kidambi Srikanth, Sindhu to play last Group game against Chochuwong- Follow Live Updates
BWF World Tour Finals: Do or die for Kidambi Srikanth, Sindhu to play last Group game against Chochuwong- Follow Live Updates

BWF World Tour Finals: Do or die for Kidambi Srikanth: The third day of the tournament will begin with Kidambi Srikanth taking on Lee Zii Jia of Malaysia in his last group game. Moreover, PV Sindhu will be up against Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong in what will be a formality for the Indian. The Men’s pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy has already pulled out with injury while the Women’s pair of Ashwini Ponappa and Nelakurihi Sikki Reddy will play the English pair of Chloe Birch and Lauren Smith. It will be an off-day for Lakshya Sen. Follow World Tour Finals’ live updates on InsideSport.IN.

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BWF World Tour Finals: Do or die for Kidambi Srikanth, Sindhu to play last Group game against Chochuwong- Follow Live Updates

The Indian contingent has given mixed performances so far in the tournament. While Sindhu and Lakshya Sen have already made it to the semis, Srikanth will have a chance against Lee Zii Jia. The men’s pair is out while the women’s doubles pair have nothing to lose against the Chloe-Lauren pair.

Kidambi Srikanth (IND) vs Lee Zii Jia (MAS) 

  • Srikanth will be up against Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia who boats of a 2-0 record against the Indian shuttler.
  • In their last meet at the Hylo Open, Lee Zii Jia came out victorious in a close-fought encounter (21-19, 22-20).
  • Srikanth has been consistently performing but has failed to reach a final. This will be a chance for him to better his record at the World Tour Finals.
  • Lee Zii Jia has won both his group games and has looked in good touch. So, it will be a tough challenge for Srikanth to go past him and enter into semis.

Tentative Timing: 8:30 AM IST

BWF World Tour Finals: Do or die for Kidambi Srikanth, Sindhu to play last Group game against Chochuwong- Follow Live Updates

PV Sindhu (IND) vs Pornpawee Chochuwong (THA)

  • The world no. 7 will take on 11th ranked Pornpawee Chochuwong in her last group stage fixture.
  • PV Sindhu leads the head-to-head record 4-2 against Chochuwong. In their last meeting at the BWF World Tour Finals, Sindhu had defeated the Thai shuttler 21-18, 21-15. However, if we look at their latest encounter, Chochuwong had defeated Sindhu 21-17, 21-9 at the England Open Badminton Championships 2021.
  • The match will help Sindhu prepare better for the knockout stage in which she may face tougher challenges.

Tentative Timing: 15:30 IST 

N Sikky Reddy/Ashwini Ponappa (IND) vs Chloe Birch/Lauren Smith (ENG)

  • Sikky Reddy and Ashwini Ponappa are almost out having lost both the group games. Thus, they take the court with nothing to lose. The Indian duo can spoil English pair party if they win the match.
  • The Indian duo had defeated Chloe-Lauren pair 21-14, 21-18 in their last meet at the Orleans Open 2021.

Tentative Timing: 10:00 AM IST

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