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PBL Live Score: Chennai Smashers vs Awadhe Warriors live commentary and PV Sindhu Match Updates

Chennai Smashers beat Awadhe Warriors, 4-3.
Updated: 11 January 2017 21:41 IST - Published: 11 January 2017 17:51 IST
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That was some great action even though we didn't get the PV Sindhu vs Saina Nehwal face-off we were looking forward to! And that brings us to the end of our live coverage! Hope you enjoyed it. Do join us tomorrow. Good night!
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It is a 4-3 victory for Chennai!
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It is currently 6-6
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After Goh and Kido edged out the opener, 12-10, the second game has started off in a very competitive fashion. It is 3-3.
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It is 8-8 as the game continues to be hard-fought!
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After a gritty fight, Chennai has edged ahead to 6-5 at half-time.
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And it is quickly 3-3 thanks to Kido's brilliance!
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Chennai has surged to a 3-1 lead.
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It is Kido and Goh of the Warriors vs Kolding and Sumeeth Reddy of the Chennai Smashers in men's doubles.
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And Sindhu takes it 11-6.
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After Rituparna made it 6-9, Sindhu came up with a big smash!
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Rituparna rushed to the net to finish with a great backhand down the line! She trails 5-9.
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But Sindhu stops her momentum and grabs a 6-2 lead at the interval.
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She sends the shuttle into the corner to earn another point!
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Rituparna is finally on the board at 1-5.
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The Rio Olympic silver medallist is now cruising at 4-0 in game 2.
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Rituparna tried to engage Sindhu into a long rally but an error didn't help her cause. It is 11-4 for Sindhu!
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Rituparna is finding the going very tough against the in-form Sindhu. Errors are not helping either. It is 9-2 for Sindhu.
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With a combination of powerful smashes and delicate dropshots, Sindhu has gone up 6-2 at the interval.
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Sindhu opened up a 3-1 lead to start off things
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It's junior national champion and senior national runner-up Rituparna Das against Chennai's PV Sindhu now!
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This was a Trump win for Chennai which means the hosts are up 3-1 now!
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What a comeback from Kashyap! But what a fantastic effort from Joshi...gave enough glimpses of his bright future!
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Kashyap takes it, 11-7.
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A big body smash from Kashyap and it is 10-7.
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Kashyap has upped his pace and aggression. It is now 8-6 for him.
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Kashyap came back well to snatch the lead. But Aditya's deceptive net shot at 4-5 surprised Kashyap and the 20-year-old inches ahead 6-5 at the break.
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10 years separate the two players. Aditya has made a mockery of the age gap!
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It is 3-0 for Aditya wow!
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Now who expected that?
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And would you believe it? Aditya's proficiency at the net has stunned Kashyap, who conceded the second game, 5-11.
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What reflexes! Aditya up 9-5.
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Aditya's comfort level at the net is surprising his senior countryman. The youngster is still leading, 8-4
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Joshi up 6-1 at the break! This is an unbelievable turnaround!!
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And Aditya has pushed the setback out of his mind. Coming forward and mixing his shots beautifully, Joshi has gone up 4-1.
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It is 11-7 to the Commonwealth Games champion.
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Kashyap is consistently attacking the net and has raced ahead to 9-6 as the youngster is feeling the heat.
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Joshi makes an error and Kashyap puts his nose in front at 6-5 at the break.
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No fear from Aditya despite facing a top player! The attitude is extremely laudable. It is 5-5 ow.
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Young Aditya Joshi is giving Chennai's Trump a tough fight and the game is tied at 3-3.
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In the second men's singles match of the day, the Warriors have rested their top player, Srikanth Kidambi and have launched debutant Aditya Joshi against Chennai's Parupalli Kashyap.
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The two teams are tied at one win apiece now.
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The Adcocks levelled at 9-9 and bagged the game, 11-9.
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But the Adcocks are targeting the inexperienced Prajakta and have come back into this!
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The Awadhe duo keeps the momentum going. It is 8-7 now.
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And the Awadhe duo leaps to 6-5 at the break wow!
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What a beautiful placement by Prajakta! It is 4-4 now!
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The Adcocks pick up from where they left in the opening game. They are up 4-2 in Game 2.
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Awadhe takes one point to stop Chennai's march but their joy is short-lived as Chennai wraps up the opener, 11-4.
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This is one-way traffic now for the Chennai pair. So determined and so confident! Up 10-3.
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Gaby Adcock comes up with her usual speed and excellent net play to help Chennai surge to 6-3 at the break.
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Bodin and Prajakta make a great start and are up at 3-2 against the formidable Adcocks.
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In the mixed doubles match, the Chennai pair of Adcocks face Bodin Isara and India's Prajakta Sawant.
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Thanks to Vincent's errors, Tanongsak is back into this! It is 10-10.
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As a lefty shot from Tanongsak floats over the baseline, Vincent is presented with match points at 10-8.
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What a smash down the middle by Wong! He goes up 8-7.
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Wong mixed up his shots extremely well to disrupt Tanongsak's rhythm but could not keep it up due to mounting unforced errors. It is Tanongsak who inches ahead to 6-5 at half-time.
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Tanongsak has edged ahead to 4-3 after a thrilling neck-and-neck encounter.
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It is 2-1 for Vincent.
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Tanongsak grabbed a mini lead of 1-0 in the decider but couldn't build on it due to an error at the net.
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It is one game apiece now.
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Wong stormed back with some superb aggressive play and eked out the hard-fought second game 11-9.
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Tanongsak still trying his best to make up with his great movement. Up now 9-8
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Tanongsak is carrying a shoulder injury and is finding it difficult to keep going.
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Tanongsak has steered the match his way after the break. up now 7-6.
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Wong now inches ahead to 6-5 at the interval after breaking away from a 5-5 tie.
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Wong has come up with some exceptional defence here and is extracting errors from the Chennai ace.
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The early stages of the second game are very competitive. The two are now locked at 3-3.
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That was a very clinical display from the Denmark Open winner. Can he continue it in game 2?
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And Tanongsak takes the opener, 11-6.
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Tanongsak continues with his barrage of shots and has now reached game points at 10-6.
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Tanongsak is now up at 6-3 at the break.
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The Denmark Open champion looks very confident in the first match and has quickly soared to 5-3.
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Tanongsak S takes on Awadhe's Vincent Wong in the first match.
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And we are underway!
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It will only be known right before the match.
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Good evening and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of the PBL 2017 clash between the Awadhe Warriors and the Chennai Smashers. This tie is expected to have the much-awaited face-off between Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu with the two being the biggest stars of their respective teams.

However, Saina's participation is doubtful as she is still recovering from knee surgery and has her first BWF tournament coming up next week.