PV Sindhu guides Hyderabad hunters to win 4-3 over Mumbai rockets in PBL

HYDERABAD: World Champion PV Sindhu organized a master class to defeat Shriyanshi Pardeshi in a clash between Indians while Hyderabad Hunters got an exciting 4-3 victory over Mumbai rockets on the fifth Premier Badminton League on Sunday.

Launching at the end of the table, Hyderabad finally had something to rejoice about, since Sindhu led a recovery after the team was 0-3 behind in a stage against the Rockets, who placed sixth.

Sindhu had reached this match in a losing streak of two games, after having undergone a change of fortune at the hands of Michelle Li and Tai Tzu Ying. However, this time the Trump Hunters were not wrong to beat Shriyanshi 15-5, 15-10 in a clinical exhibition.

Priyanshu Rajawat then defeated the Korean Lee Dong Keun 15-13, 15-9 in the men's individual match, while Vladimir Ivanov and N Sikki Reddy sidelined KS Rang and Pia Bernadeth 15-8, 15-8 to beat Mumbai in the GMC Balayogi. SATS covered stadium.

Previously, the 2014 Commonwealth Games champion, Parupalli Kashyap, won his first game of the season after trying a loss in four consecutive draws.

Mumbai's ace has a 3-2 record face-to-face against World No. 42 Daren Liew on the BWF World Tour and used all that experience against Malay, who he defeated for the last time at the Korean Open in November .

Showing all his pace and rank, the Mumbai Trump was able to record a quick victory of 15-8, 15-13.

In men's doubles, Kim Sa Rang and Kim Gi Jung easily beat Ben Lane and Vladimir Ivanov of Hyderabad 15-10, 15-8 to put 3-0 in favor of Mumbai.

Sindhu then took the court and claimed a direct victory to begin the recovery of Hyderabad.

In the first game, it was unidirectional traffic since it was difficult for Pardeshi to counter Sindhu's rhythm and power.

In the second game, however, the Mumbai player was able to give a better account of herself. By accelerating the ferry, he was able to put an end to Sindhu's domination.

When Sindhu groped on the net, Pardeshi was only two points away from No. 6 in the world on 9-11 before the Hyderabad flyer stopped his momentum and closed the game.