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Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa vs Eefje Muskens/Selena Piek,Live score,Rio Olympics 2016 Badminton Match updates

Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa lost to Eefje Muskens/Selena Piek: 16-21, 21-16, 17-21
Updated: 12 August 2016 19:41 IST - Published: 12 August 2016 17:21 IST
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Their chances of progressing now hangs by the thread! They will for sure have to win on Saturday and hope for the other results to go their way

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In the third game, the Indian duo once again couldn't coordinate well and despite stretching it in the end, lost 21-17

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In the second game, they found it and won it 21-16

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In the opening game, Jwala and Ashwini lacked it and lost it 21-16

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Well if you had to put the loss in one word- it would be coordination

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Yet another error from Gutta gives the Dutch the match! The Indians went for too much in the final stretch, and their errors ended up costing them big time.

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That's long and India is almost gone. Another hope dashed as far as India is concerned..... 

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3 match point opportunities for Muskens and Piek

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Gutta's lefty smashes can be quite tricky to deal with, as the Dutch found out on that last point.

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Cheers of " Lets Go India, Lets Go" at the venue

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The Indians are hanging by the thread here

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This is now or never for India. 

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19-16

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Gutta and Ponnappa need to really dig deep to get out of this jam! 2 points away now, the Dutch.

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The match is all but over! 

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The lob from Gutta floats long, and the Dutch are now 3 points away from winning the match.

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Long from Gutta, 18-16.

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17-16

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Gutta stepping her game when it matters

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A bit of a breather for the two teams, but the Dutch pair looks in prime position to take the win now. Do the Indians have another ace up their sleeve?

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The backhand was attacked, and Ashwini hits the shuttle in the nets. 17-15. 

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And now an error from the Dutch cuts down the lead to just 1 point! Great opportunity for the Indians to get back into the driver's seat here.

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Fine comeback so far!