Marin marches to victory, defeats Saina on PBL Day 2
After the defeat of PV Sindhu of the Chennai Smashers’ on Day 1, there were a lot of hopes on the other bigwig shuttler, Saina Nehwal to vanquish Carolina Marin. An epic clash of the titans was witnesses on Day 2 of the Premier Badminton League (PBL).
However, Marin’s winning streak carried into the second day as the Hyderabad Hunter beat the Awadhe Warrior and ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal.
Nehwal is on the comeback after a knee injury and put up a spirited fight, but was no match for the aggressive shots of the Rio Gold Medallist Carolina Marin.
Awadhe Warriors, however, posted a win in the Mixed Doubles match against the Hunters, with a score of 11-9, 12-10.
The other trump player of the Awadhe Warriors, Kidambi Srikanth, also back from a leg injury, slayed Hunter’s Rajiv Ouseph in the Men’s Singles with a 13-11, 7-11 and 13-11 win.
Here are some pics from the Award Ceremony on PBL Day 2, on Twitter from PBL’s Official Account.
— PBL India (@PBLIndiaLive) January 3, 2017