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Reality check for Indian shuttlers in Uber Cup Final, team drubbed 0-5 by Korea

After two successive wins towards Canada and USA, it was a actuality check for the younger Indian team because it couldn’t take a single recreation from the Koreans through the five-match tie.

Double Olympic medallist P V Sindhu was vanquished by world quantity 4 An Seyoung but once more because the Indian girls’s badminton team suffered a demoralising 0-5 defeat towards Korea in their ultimate group D match of the Uber Cup Final on Wednesday.

After two successive wins towards Canada and USA, it was a actuality check for the younger Indian team because it couldn’t take a single recreation from the Koreans through the five-match tie.

However, the defeat is not going to rely a lot as India have already sealed a quarterfinal berth after guaranteeing itself a top-two end in the group after two victories.

For Sindhu, it was a disappointing outing as she succumbed to her straight fifth loss to An Seyoung, shedding 15-21 14-21 this time in a lopsided contest as India conceded an early 0-1 lead.

The combo of Shruti Mishra and Simran Singhi was no match to world quantity two pair of Lee Sohee and Shin Seungchan, happening 13-21 12-21 in 39 minutes.

Aakarshi Kashyap then was despatched packing 10-21 10-21 by world quantity 19 Kim Ga Eun as India surrendered the tie 0-3.

In the following two matches, Kim Hye Jeong and Kong Heeyong beat Tanisha Crasto and Treesa Jolly 21-14 21-11, whereas Ashmita Chaliha lost 18-21 17-21 to Sim Yujin as Korea accomplished the 5-0 drubbing of India.

The Indian males’s team will face Chinese Taipei in group C of Thomas Cup Final later in the day. 


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