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BWF World Tour Finals 2018 Badminton Live: Sameer Verma vs Kantaphon Wangcharoen Live score & Updates | 14th December 2018

Verma def Wangcharoen 21-9, 21-18
Updated: 14 December 2018 16:38 IST - Published: 14 December 2018 15:25 IST
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This was Sameer's second win in three matches in the group stage.

He is in a strong position to qualify for the semi-finals.

The picture will be clear at the end of the day. 
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Sameer gets the job done.

Verma def Wangcharoen 21-9, 21-18

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Wangcharoen saves one at the net.

18-20
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Verma goes up to match points with a wondrous 62-shot rally.
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Wangcharoen is showing a lot more control at the net now.

Gets a couple of points.

Sameer 19-16 now
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Sameer's defence has been just top notch.


One of the biggest reasons why he has got a place at this prestigious tournament.

Sameer up 18-13
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A lot more calm and steady approach has helped the Indian.
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After the break, Sameer has gone up to 16-12
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It's 11-10 to Sameer at the time of the break
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This is a highly competitive match now.

It's 10-10 
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The Thai into the lead now, at 9-8
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The Sindhu and the Sameer match following the same pattern now.

Wangcharoen too has made a comeback and has slowed down Sameer's pace.

Sameer barely ahead at 8-7
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It's 7-2 to Sameer now.

Very smooth affair for the Indian so far.
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Sameer makes fabulous start to Game 2 and leads 4-0
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Just like Sindhu in the other court, Sameer too takes the opening game by an identical score of 21-9.
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19-9 for Sameer....two points away from taking the first game!
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17-9 for Sameer now
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Wangcharoen trying to disrupt Sameer's rhythm and gets two points of his own.

Still Sameer is comfortably ahead at 16-8
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Sameer quietly adding points to his tally....it is a 14-8 lead for him now.
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Verma looks very confident now....he is up 11-6 at the time of the mid-game interval.
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It's 9-5 for Verma...the points are long on the slower court
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Verma is steadily adding more points and has now built a three-point advantage at 8-5
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And now Verma has settled into this match.

He has gone ahead to 5-4
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Verma is now trying to inch his way back into the game...trails by 1 point at 3-4
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Wangcharoen makes a good start and opens up a 3-0 lead
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Can Sameer win this match and qualify for the semi-finals?

Let's find out