BWF World Championships 2022 Day 3 LIVE: HS Prannoy shocks Kento Momota in thriller — Scores, Updates, Blog
With HSP slated to lock horns with Kento Momota and WCH medallists Srikanth, Lakshya also in action - it'll be a heated day of great badminton. Follow the BWF World Championships 2022 LIVE.
Welcome to the live blog of The Bridge from Day 3 of the BWF Badminton World Championships 2022 being held in Tokyo, Japan!
We are back with another day of exciting badminton action as Srikanth, Lakshya and Prannoy will be in action. All eyes will be on the much-awaited HS Prannoy vs Kento Momota clash as well.
In doubles, Satwik/Chirag will open their campaign as well.
Follow all badminton updates live:
- 24 Aug 2022 11:59 AM GMT
WHAT A SHOW! Take a bow, HS Prannoy! HSP defeats 2-time World Champ Kento Momota in straight games, 21-17, 21-16!
HSP defeats Momota in his eighth meeting and it had to be on home soil!
- 24 Aug 2022 11:52 AM GMT
Prannoy smacks winners away here and leads 18-13!
- 24 Aug 2022 11:48 AM GMT
The rallies are getting more intense as Momota is trying to close in!
- 24 Aug 2022 11:42 AM GMT
HSP's body language is oozing quiet confidence as Momota keeps looking increasingly bothered.
A lot of errors from Momota.
- 24 Aug 2022 11:39 AM GMT
Momota tries a net shot but it fails to go over and he is obviously not happy.
HSP takes a 8-5 lead