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

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 04, 2017 14:22 IST

Lin beats Prannoy 21-10, 20-22, 23-21.

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14:22 (IST)4 AUG 2017

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.

14:19 (IST)4 AUG 2017

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

14:15 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Final score: Lin wins 21-10, 20-22, 23-21.

14:13 (IST)4 AUG 2017

This time Lin takes it! 23-21

14:12 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Now Lin has a match point of his own....his third overall and first of this game....22-21

14:11 (IST)4 AUG 2017

21-21....that is SOME RESILIENCE from Lin

14:10 (IST)4 AUG 2017

FOURTH MATCH POINT for the Indian..21-20

14:08 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Lin SAVES ALL OF THE THREE MATCH POINTS....20-20

14:08 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Lin saves yet another one....Prannoy has only one match point left at 20-19

14:07 (IST)4 AUG 2017

One gets saved....20-18

14:07 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Prannoy has THREE MATCH POINTS. 20-17

14:06 (IST)4 AUG 2017

19-17

14:05 (IST)4 AUG 2017

It is 19-16

14:05 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Now Prannoy is in full flow! Exuding quiet confidence, the World No. 17 has asserted his supremacy and gone up to 18-15

14:03 (IST)4 AUG 2017

15-14 to the Indian

14:02 (IST)4 AUG 2017

14-14

14:01 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Prannoy remains ahead just marginally. 13-12

13:58 (IST)4 AUG 2017

It is 11-10 to Prannoy at the interval.

13:57 (IST)4 AUG 2017

It continues to be even...10-10

13:57 (IST)4 AUG 2017

The rallies are long and exhausting. The pace of the match has considerably slowed down.

13:55 (IST)4 AUG 2017

9-9

13:54 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Nail-biting affair it is...Prannoy trails 7-8

13:52 (IST)4 AUG 2017

6-7

13:52 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Now the Indian is clawing his way back...5-7

13:52 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Will there be a frequent shift in momentum just like the last game?

13:51 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Again Lin has taken control....goes up 7-4.

13:50 (IST)4 AUG 2017

and 4-4...this is TIGHT

13:49 (IST)4 AUG 2017

And we are back to 3-3

13:48 (IST)4 AUG 2017

He needs to be on the alert.

13:48 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Currently, he is 1-2 down.

13:48 (IST)4 AUG 2017

THIRD GAME

Will that stunning comeback help to unleash the sleeping beast inside Prannoy?

13:45 (IST)4 AUG 2017

WHAT A COMEBACK THAT WAS FROM 2 MATCH POINTS DOWN!!!!

13:45 (IST)4 AUG 2017

PRANNOY TAKES THE SECOND GAME, 22-20

13:44 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Now Prannoy has a game point of his own...21-20

13:43 (IST)4 AUG 2017

And he SAVES the second one too! 20-20

13:43 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Prannoy saves one..19-20

13:43 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Lin reaches match points at 20-18

13:42 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Prannoy trails 18-19

13:41 (IST)4 AUG 2017

And it is FIVE. Lin leads 19-17

13:41 (IST)4 AUG 2017

FOUR straight points to the World No. 48

13:41 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Now Lin in the lead at 18-17

13:40 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Things are HEATING UP here! Prannoy's lead has been cut down to 17-16

13:38 (IST)4 AUG 2017

The gap has closed to just 2 points now at 16-14. Prannoy needs to be careful.

13:36 (IST)4 AUG 2017

It is a FOUR-POINT lead for the World No. 17 at 15-11

13:34 (IST)4 AUG 2017

13-10 it is for the fourth seed.

13:32 (IST)4 AUG 2017

At half-time, Prannoy leads 11-8

13:32 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Although, he cannot afford to relax for his opponent is determined. 

13:31 (IST)4 AUG 2017

Sensing Prannoy has settled in.

13:31 (IST)4 AUG 2017

And the US Open champion increases the lead to 10-7

13:30 (IST)4 AUG 2017

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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