Welcome to The Bridge's LIVE blog of India's Sudirman Cup clash against Finland.
After falling to successive defeats in their first two ties against Thailand and China, India are virtually out of the race to reach the quarterfinals. Pride is all that's left to play for.
Can India end their 2021 Sudirman Cup campaign on a high with a win over hosts Finland?
Stay tuned for all the latest updates!
- 29 Sep 2021 5:02 PM GMT
That's all the action we had from Indian shuttlers at the 2021 Sudirman Cup. The first two days were certainly rough, but what a way to cap it off. Yes, the opponent was just Finland but it was surely refreshing to see the team win today.
As I sign off for the one last time from 2021 Sudirman Cup coverage, I leave you with two questions to debate about:
1) Should India have played Ashwini Ponnappa and MR Arjun in Mixed Doubles earlier?
2) Should India have preferred Tanisha Crasto and Rutaparna Panda as the Women's Doubles pair over Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy?
That's all from my side. Shubh Ratri.
- 29 Sep 2021 4:56 PM GMT
Tanisha Crasto and Rutaparna Panda convert the very first match point and India wins 21-12, 21-13.
This duo had won over the Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy in the trials and they have shown their quality here. Certainly a duo to watch out for in near future for India!