New Delhi: In what will be simply thought to be among the best sporting moments in historical past of India, the Indian males’s badminton workforce scripted historical past on Friday by defeating Denmark 3-2 in Bangkok to succeed in the ultimate of Thomas Cup 2022 for the primary time ever. Notably, India has certified for the Thomas Cup ultimate for the primary time in 73-year historical past of the event. HS Prannoy emerged because the star performer for his workforce as he delivered within the deciding match as soon as once more. Prannoy has showcased his prime recreation in the complete event as he received the tie-deciding match for India in each Quarter Final and an edge-of-the-seat semifinal to place his workforce via to its first-ever Thomas cup ultimate.
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The Indian workforce Indian workforce, which by no means went previous the semifinals after 1979, will now face 14-time champions Indonesia within the ultimate of the 2022 Thomas Cup. Indonesia beat Japan 3-2 within the semifinals. The defending champions now should defend the Thomas Cup title in opposition to an Indian aspect by which each single participant has proven nice workforce effort and memorable power all through the competitors.
Earlier, Indian males’s badminton workforce had defeated Malaysia 3-2 to enter the semi-finals of the Thomas Cup for the primary time in 43 years, however the girls’s workforce crashed out after dropping 0-3 to Thailand within the final eight match of the Uber Cup on Thursday. India, with a win in semis, thus ensured a minimum of a bronze medal within the Thomas Cup.