The Indian girls’s badminton group crashed out of the Uber Cup after shedding to Japan within the quarterfinals on Thursday in Aarhus, Denmark.
Within the first match of the quarter-final tie, Malvika Bansod misplaced her match to world quantity 5 Akane Yamaguchi 12-21, 17-21. Then the pair of Tanisha Carsto and Rutaparna Panda went down towards Yuki Fukushima and Mayu Matsumoto 8-21, 10-21 and this gave Japan a 2-0 lead within the encounter.
Aditi Bharat later misplaced her match towards Sayaka Takahashi and following this, Japan went on to win the five-match affair.
Whereas, within the Thomas Cup match, solely the doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty might handle a win within the males’s group championship tie as they defeated He Ji Ting and Zhou Hao Dong 21-14 21-14 in a 41-minute contest.
The win by Rankireddy and Shetty duo boosted the boldness of the Indian group after a struggling Kidambi Srikanth started the day for India with a 12-21 16-21 loss to Shi Yu Qi in 36 minutes.