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HS Prannoy vs Lin Yu Hsien Live Score and Commentary New Zealand Open Quarter-finals

Lin beats Prannoy 21-10, 20-22, 23-21.
Updated: 04 August 2017 14:22 IST - Published: 04 August 2017 13:08 IST
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This was the final big event before the prestigious World Championships, beginning on August 21. Indian shuttlers are definitely primed for a great show there.

Till then, it's goodbye from us. Hope you enjoyed the blog. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest updates on Indian badminton.
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Prannoy had FOUR chances to wrap up the match. Unfortunately, fell short. With this, his incredible NINE-MATCH winning streak comes to an end! 

India's campaign at the New Zealand Open comes to an end as well
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Final score: Lin wins 21-10, 20-22, 23-21.
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This time Lin takes it! 23-21
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Now Lin has a match point of his own....his third overall and first of this game....22-21
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21-21....that is SOME RESILIENCE from Lin
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FOURTH MATCH POINT for the Indian..21-20
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Lin SAVES ALL OF THE THREE MATCH POINTS....20-20
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Lin saves yet another one....Prannoy has only one match point left at 20-19
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One gets saved....20-18
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Prannoy has THREE MATCH POINTS. 20-17
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19-17
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It is 19-16
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Now Prannoy is in full flow! Exuding quiet confidence, the World No. 17 has asserted his supremacy and gone up to 18-15
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15-14 to the Indian
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14-14
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Prannoy remains ahead just marginally. 13-12
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It is 11-10 to Prannoy at the interval.
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It continues to be even...10-10
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The rallies are long and exhausting. The pace of the match has considerably slowed down.
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9-9
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Nail-biting affair it is...Prannoy trails 7-8
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6-7
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Now the Indian is clawing his way back...5-7
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Will there be a frequent shift in momentum just like the last game?
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Again Lin has taken control....goes up 7-4.
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and 4-4...this is TIGHT
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And we are back to 3-3
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He needs to be on the alert.
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Currently, he is 1-2 down.
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THIRD GAME

Will that stunning comeback help to unleash the sleeping beast inside Prannoy?
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WHAT A COMEBACK THAT WAS FROM 2 MATCH POINTS DOWN!!!!
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PRANNOY TAKES THE SECOND GAME, 22-20
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Now Prannoy has a game point of his own...21-20
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And he SAVES the second one too! 20-20
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Prannoy saves one..19-20
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Lin reaches match points at 20-18
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Prannoy trails 18-19
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And it is FIVE. Lin leads 19-17
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FOUR straight points to the World No. 48
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Now Lin in the lead at 18-17
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Things are HEATING UP here! Prannoy's lead has been cut down to 17-16
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The gap has closed to just 2 points now at 16-14. Prannoy needs to be careful.
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It is a FOUR-POINT lead for the World No. 17 at 15-11
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13-10 it is for the fourth seed.
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At half-time, Prannoy leads 11-8
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Although, he cannot afford to relax for his opponent is determined. 
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Sensing Prannoy has settled in.
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And the US Open champion increases the lead to 10-7
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The oscillation of momentum continues. Now it is a run of 4 points to Prannoy that makes him go up to 8-5.
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