PBL: Chennai and North East teams reach the semifinals

HYDERABAD: Chennai Superstarz with 19 points and North Eastern Warriors with 18, they reached the semifinals of the fifth season of the Premier Badminton League (PBL)

While North Eastern Warriors blanked Pune 7 Aces 5-0, Chennai Superstarz downed Awadhe warriors 4-3 at the Gachibowli covered stadium here on Saturday.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Jessica Pugh He won the decisive draw for Chennai. The young couple of mixed doubles surprised the combined star of Ko Sung Hyun & Christinna Pedersen 15-11, 13-15, 15-14. Despite getting injured in the second game, Satwik, played well in the decider to win it for his team. Jessica was too good at the net & troubled her rivals with her placements.