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Commonwealth Games 2018: Badminton Men's Singles Quarterfinal, H.S. Prannoy carries India's hopes, Live Updates

Prannoy def Karunaratna 21-13, 21-6 in 33 minutes to enter the SFs
Updated: 13 April 2018 16:53 IST - Published: 13 April 2018 14:41 IST
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And that's a wrap!

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Final score: Prannoy def Karunaratna 21-13, 21-6 in 33 minutes to enter the SFs
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That was a superb show from the Indian after that initial challenge from the Sri Lankan. Prannoy will now look to cause an upset and confirm a medal for India.

It will be very tough as it is none other than the great Lee Chong Wei. Can Prannoy draw inspiration from Kidambi Srikanth's big win over the Malaysian in the mixed team event and get the win?

We'll find that out tomorrow.
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HE IS THROUGH TO THE SEMI-FINALS, WHERE HE WILL MEET LEE CHONG WEI
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AND PRANNOY HAS COMPLETED THE WIN!!!!
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PRANNOY HAS 14 MATCH POINTS NOW!!!!

20-6
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And the India No. 2 has raced ahead to have a 19-6 lead
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It's 16-6 in favour of Prannoy
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It's a TEN-POINT LEAD FOR PRANNOY NOW!!!!

13-3
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Prannoy takes the pace off the shuttle and gets to a big 11-3 lead going into the mid-game interval.
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And 9-2 for the India No. 2

One-way traffic presently!
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It's 6-2 to the World No. 12 now
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It's 3-1 to Prannoy
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It's 1-1 in Game 2
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Will the Sri Lankan be able to produce a fight as good as the one he showed in the first half of Game 1?

Let's find out
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Prannoy bags the first game 21-13
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The Sri Lankan's intensity has fizzled out finally
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And the unstoppable Prannoy rides on his attacking game to add three more points!

19-13
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And Prannoy has made his mark now,...has gone up to 16-13
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And the Sri Lankan is making it very tough for the Indian through his aggression and speed.

It is 12-12 now
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Prannoy staves off a fightback from his opponent to go up to 11-10 at the break.
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Karunaratne is still fighting hard and attacking at every opportunity!

Prannoy up 10-8 now
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Prannoy is in front for the first time!

8-7
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And they are still evenly poised!

7-7
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And it is 6-6, just like we all expected!
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WOW! THE SRI LANKAN IS SO, SO FAST! BUT THIS TIME HE PUTS THE SHUTTLE INTO THE NET!

Point to Prannoy and he trails 4-6
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Prannoy falters at the net as he can't control the tight spinning shot of Karunaratne

The Sri Lankan leads 6-3
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The Sri Lankan goes for a reverse slice shot but misses the sideline

He is still up 4-2
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And Prannoy gets on the board now!

1-3
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It's a dream start for the Sri Lankan

3-0
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And Karunaratne goes up to 2-0 with some blazing speed
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First point goes to Sri Lanka
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The players are on the court and the warm-up has finished!

Action is about to begin
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Hello and Welcome to sportskeeda.com live coverage of Men's Singles quarterfinal match!
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Next up is Badminton Men's Singles quarterfinal medal match between H.S. Prannoy and Karunaratana of Sri Lanka.
 
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