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Asian Games 2018: Badminton, Day 6, HS Prannoy Live In Action, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

Ponnappa-Reddy WIN; Srikanth and Prannoy OUT!
Updated: 24 August 2018 18:18 IST - Published: 24 August 2018 13:19 IST
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That brings us to the end of our live coverage for today.

Do join us tomorrow for more live updates from the Asian Games.

Goodbye!
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With that loss, the Indian contention comes to an end in men's singles. This has been a highly disappointing day for India in badminton.

The saving grace of the day was the win for Ponnappa and Reddy. 
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Final score: Kantaphon def Prannoy 21-12, 15-21, 21-15 to enter the Round of 16.
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And Prannoy goes out as well, joining Srikanth on the sidelines!
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The Thai has reached match points now.

20-14
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It's 18-14 to the Thai!

Prannoy looks dispirited!
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Look at the speed from the Thai! He is screaming after every point now!

So much power and so much pace! And so much determination as well!
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And the Thai has gone up fast to 16-13 with three quick points.
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Again the Thai went up but Prannoy roars back with an angular smash

13-13
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Big body smash from Prannoy after the break.

He is now trailing 11-12
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And Prannoy comes back with some deft touch at the net.

10-10
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Prannoy is now making mistakes by going for the lines.

The Thai has gone up to 10-8
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And it is back to being even!

8-8
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And Prannoy takes the lead here at 7-6
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PRANNOY IS BACK IN THIS!


THE LAST FEW POINTS HAVE ALL GONE HIS WAY!

5-5
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It's still a two-point gap between the two.

The Thai is up 5-3
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Prannoy is still trailing at 2-4
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And the Thai has begun the decider on a high...he is up 3-1
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AND HS PRANNOY LEVELS THIS MATCH!

HE HAS TAKEN THE SECOND GAME 21-15
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Prannoy has now added five points to race ahead to 19-14
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The scores are getting closer and closer now.

It's 14-12 now for the Indian.

Prannoy needs to be careful here....he cannot afford to overdo things
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Prannoy has brought out his aggressive self and is totally in control of this game now.

13-8 he leads
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Prannoy has taken a lead of 11-6 going into the mid-game interval.
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Prannoy is fast racking up points now.

He is 8-5 up now
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The Indian has lost the first game 21-12 and 6-5 up in the second game currently.
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And HS Prannoy is in action now.
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Don't go anywhere as HS Prannoy too will be in action in a short while. 

We'll bring you live updates from his match too.
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That was a much needed win for the Indian contingent after the shock loss of Kidambi Srikanth earlier in the day.
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Final score: Ponnappa and Reddy def Chow and Lee 21-17, 16-21, 21-19 to enter the quarter-finals
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AND THE INDIANS HAVE WON THIS MATCH!!!!!
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THE INDIANS NOW HAVE A MATCH POINT AT 20-19
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And 19-17 now for India



Getting tense here
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It's 18-15 now for Team India

just points away from the win!
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And the Indians have slowly and steadily increased their lead to two points now

16-14 for Team India
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Again a change in the turn of events...the Indians have wrested away the control and are now leading 13-12
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In this tightly-contested decider, the Malaysians have snatched the lead and have gone into the mid-game break with an 11-10 lead
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It's 8-6 for the Indians now



Can they hold on to their lead?
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And the Indians are the one to inch ahead!

They are up 6-4
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It's 4-4 in the decider.....very tight!

Who will inch ahead?
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Now we are into a decider.
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The second game just got over and the Malaysians have taken it 21-16
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Unfortunately, we are experiencing some technical difficulties, which is why we are unable to bring live scores regularly.

Apologies!
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The pace of the game has slowed down again and the Malaysians lead by two points 

14-12
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And now, a flurry of fast and sharp attacking points from the two pairs.

The Malaysians still keep their nose in front at 13-11
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After a long rally, that goes the way of the Indians, they now trail 7-9
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The Malaysians are still ahead by a comfortable three points at 9-6

Can the Indians fight back?
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And the Malaysians have made a fast start to the second game as they lead 6-4
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Reddy and Ponnappa make their hard work count!

They have grabbed the first game 21-17
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It is 19-17 for the Indian pair currently.
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The Malaysian combine is fighting back now and has closed the gap to just four points.

Reddy and Ponnappa are up 15-11