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Badminton National Championships: Lakshya Sen vs Sourabh Verma Final Live Commentary and Match Updates

Sourabh Verma beats Lakshya Sen, 21-13, 21-12.
Updated: 07 February 2017 15:07 IST - Published: 07 February 2017 13:21 IST
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That wraps up our live coverage of the Indian Badminton National Championships. Hope you enjoyed it! Goodbye!
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Lakshya might have lost today but what a commendable effort from the 15-year-old throughout this tournament. He is definitely one to watch out for!
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This is Sourabh's second men's singles title at the Indian Senior National Championships after his 2011 triumph.
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Sourabh Verma WINS, 21-13, 21-12.
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Sen saves a match point for 12-20.
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Sourabh has reached match points at 20-11.
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Sen grabs a couple of points but it might be too late for the youngster.
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It is 19-8.
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The title is very much in sight now for Sourabh. Up 18-8.
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It is still an eight-point lead for Sourabh at 16-8.
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Lakshya has taken a couple of points here to make it 6-14.
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Sourabh has now accelerated to 13-4.
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Verma is cruising at 11-3 at the mid-game interval.
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It is a huge 10-3 lead now for the former champion.
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Lakshya is clearly feeling tired now. Sourabh has very much upped the intensity of the game and is now up, 8-2.
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Sourabh has built a 4-2 lead now.
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It is now 2-1 for Verma.
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Game 2

Sourabh opens the second game with 1-0.
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And the 2011 champion converts his first game point for 21-13.
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Verma is fully in control now! He has a host of game points at 20-13.
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Sourabh is still in the driver's seat at 17-13.
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It is 16-11 now for Verma.
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Lakshya takes a point to reduce the deficit to 3 points at 11-14.
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It is now 13-10.
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Verma has now extended the lead to 12-10.