Kashyap now enters the main draw of the Korea Open Superseries.
Kashyap WINS!!!!!! Final score: 15-21, 21-16, 21-15
And the Indian converts his first match point, 21-15
But Kashyap has dashed his hopes by getting to 20-15.
He has reduced the gap to 15-19.
The Thai trying his best to fight back, 13-19.
And he extends it further, 19-12
The lead is still there with the Indian who is now in sniffing distance of the finish line at 18-12.
Kashyap clearly in the driver's seat but cannot afford to relax. He is ahead 16-11.
But Thongnuam does not want to go away so soon! He cuts down the lead to 10-14.
This looks to be going the Indian's way. He is now up 14-8.
after the break, the Thai does try to show spirited fight but Kashyap still maintains a good lead of 12-6.
At the mid-game interval, Kashyap has a healthy lead of 11-3
This is one-way traffic now. 10-3
Super Kashyap builds on it further, 9-3
But no! The Indian puts to rest all those doubts as he bags a flurry of points once more to go up 6-3.
Is Kashyap getting complacent? He let the Thai come back to make it 3-4.
......before Thongnuam finally gets on the board, 1-4.
And he extends it to 4-0
Kashyap is unstoppable! He is up 3-0 in the third game.
But that is the only time in this game when Kashyap relented. The irrepressible Kashyap surges to 20-16 and converts his first game point to take the second game 21-16.
Thongnuam does try to make a mini comeback and he makes it 14-18.
The Indian is up 18-11
Seong-nam Indoor Stadium is reverberating with the thunderous sounds of the magical shots form Kashyap's racquet.
Kashyap's remarkable defensive skills are showing. He wins a long rally to stretch the lead to 16-9.