Welcome to The Bridge's LIVE Blog from the Day 1 of Sudirman Cup 2021.
India will take on Thailand in their first group stage tie today. The Indian challenge today will be led by Kidambi Srikanth in Men's Singles and the women's doubles duo of Ashwini Ponaappa and Sikki Reddy. The others in action will be Malavika Bansod in women's singles, MR Arjun-Dhruv Kapila in men's singles and Sai Praneeth-Tanisha C in mixed doubles.
Stay tuned for all the latest updates.
26 Sep 2021 11:07 AM GMTIt looked like one-way traffic at the start of the game, but Tanisha and Praneeth did manage to stage a mini-comeback towards the end.
The Indians were certainly much better after the mid-game break. Can they spring a surprise in the second game?