PBL: Marin inspires Hyderabad Hunters to their first victory | Badminton News
GUWAHATI: Hyderabad Hunters received off to a vibrant begin within the Premier Badminton League as they beat North East Warriors of their marketing campaign opener on Sunday.
The Hunters have taken an unassailable Three-Zero lead within the five-match tie on the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium right here.
They gained their males’s doubles, males’s singles and ladies’s singles matches.
The North East Warriors, supported by a lot of vociferous followers, took the primary two matches to the gap however didn’t ship the knockout blow.
Hunters’ star participant Carolina Marin justified her World No. Three billing by defeating Michelle Li 15-9, 15-11. It was a big victory because the Hunters had listed it as their Trump match, fetching them two factors.
After three matches, they’d garnered 4 factors whereas the Warriors had been but to open their account.
Earlier, the Hunters males’s doubles pair of Markis Kido/Yoo Yeon Seong overcame a resolute Kim Gi Jung/Shin Baek Cheol 15-10, 13-15, 15-13 in a thriller to present them their first level.
The South Korean duo put up a gallant battle however the expertise of Indonesian Kido and Korean Seong stood out in a tense end.
Lee Hyun Il then prompted an upset by defeating Ajay Jayaram 15-13, 11-15, 15-6 within the males’s singles.
Jayaram, who held a Three-Zero benefit in opposition to the Korean of their earlier conferences, appeared to justify it by racing to a 6-Zero lead within the first sport.
However Lee Hyun clawed his means again to show the tables on him 15-13. Though the Indian bounced again within the second and took the competition to the third sport, Lee Hyun closed out the match with a dominant show.
Males’s doubles: Markis Kido/Yoo Yeon Seong bt Kim Gi Jung/ Shin Baek Cheol 15-10, 13-15, 15-13.
Males’s singles: Lee Hyun Il bt Ajay Jayaram 15-13,11-15, 15-6.
Ladies’s singles: Carolina Marin bt Michelle Li 15-9,15- 11.