Kidambi Srikanth sailed into the 2d spherical of the ongoing Thailand Originate.© Twitter
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth sailed into the 2d spherical of the ongoing Thailand Originate, after a gratified make a selection over compatriot Sourabh Verma on Wednesday. Sourabh did no longer defective the opening hurdle, losing to Kidambi 21-12, 21-11 in two consecutive sets. Kidambi, who on Tuesday shared shots of his bleeding nostril, following the ”unacceptable” medication being meted out to him whereas conducting coronavirus assessments, sealed an effortless make a selection in a match that lasted apt 31 minutes. Earlier within the day, the Indian males’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty cruised into the 2d spherical of the tournament.
The field number ten Indian pair outclassed the South Korean pair of Kim Gi Jung and Lee Yong Dae 19-21, 21-16, 21-14 within the first spherical of the tournament.
Within the meantime, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Wednesday stated that a physician from the COVID-19 sorting out physique of workers attended Kidambi “rapidly” after the physique of workers member reported that he had a nosebleed following a coronavirus take a look at.
“On Tuesday, the participant indicated he suffered a nostril bleed following a necessary PCR take a look at. A physician from the COVID-19 sorting out physique of workers positioned at the resort attended to Kidambi rapidly after,” the BWF stated in a statement.
Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy, who had earlier been pulled out of the showpiece occasion citing optimistic COVID-19 assessments, will compete of their first-spherical match respectively after sorting out negative for coronavirus.
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