PBL 2018: Awadhe Warriors vs Mumbai Rockets, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 04, 2018 22:52 IST

Mumbai Rockets def Awadhe Warriors 4-1


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And with that, we wrap up our live coverage of Day 13 of the PBL 2018. Hope you enjoyed it. Thanks for staying with us.

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The Awadhe Warriors, still, however lead the points table with 13 points.

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But Awadhe will be happy with two confidence-boosting wins for their stars players -- Saina Nehwal & Kidambi Srikanth. Today's wins will stand them in good stead as we approach the knockout stages of the PBL 2018.

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What a contest! The Awadhe Warriors were the favourites in this tie but the Mumbai Rockets began with an upset Trump match win and that totally overturned all predictions.

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Mumbai win this tie 4-1

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And Lee Yong Dae finishes the job!

15-13, 15-12

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Or Chin Chun comes up with a beautiful crosscourt shot!

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Lee Yong Dae smashes into the net!

One match point saved

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Match points to Mumbai Rockets now!


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The Awadhe dugout on their feet as their pair reduces the deficit to two points!


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Just sublime play from Lee Yong Dae!


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8-5 to the Mumbai duo at the interval.

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It's 3-3

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A 42-shot rally in the second game!

Wow! What a game this already is!

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But Mumbai get the job done, anyway!

First game to Mumbai Rockets!


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But Awadhe Warriors have pulled back 3 points to trail 13-14

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Pretty smooth sailing for the Trump pair of Mumbai so far.

They are looking for 2 points to hammer the home team tonight

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And they have quickly reached game points now


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The Trump duo regroups and goes up to 8-6 at the interval.

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Awadhe pair now up to 5-2

Can they upset the Trump duo?

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Evenly poised at 2-2

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It all boils down to the final match of the day now. Who will win this? The final outcome of the tie depends on this.

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And with that, Awadhe get one more point and they now trail 1-2

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Son Wan Ho did struggle with a back issue. But that does not take away anything from Srikanth's magnificent victory!

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And Kidambi finishes in style!

15-13, 13-15, 15-4

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Match points to Srikanth!

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Look at the speed, the angle and the jump smashes!

Srikanth at his best!


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It's absolutely one-way traffic in this game! Srikanth can do no wrong!


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Srikanth goes into the interval comfortably placed at 8-4

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Srikanth looks pumped up and very, very determined

Very positive body language from the India No. 1


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Srikanth is attacking and moving well.

Still up 4-2

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It's 2-1 to Srikanth in the deciding game

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Son takes the second game 15-13

What a match this is!

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Yet another from the Indian!


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Srikanth on the prowl!

Saves one game point through a deep smash.


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But he loses the momentum through a string of errors!

Game points to Son


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Just beautiful play from the Indian now!

Moving better and coming up with fabulous drops.

He now trails 11-12

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Son is attacking early and taking the game away from Srikanth


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The Korean is still going strong. Suddenly Kidambi has no answer!

Son up 10-6

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It's 8-4 to the Korean going into the interval.

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And Son is BACK AND HOW!

He takes FOUR points on the trot to lead 7-4

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Srikanth leads 4-3

But Son Wan Ho has asked for the team doctor to treat a back problem

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And Kidambi has levelled matters pretty soon!


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Son Wan Ho is still ahead at 3-1

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Just like the first game, Son Wan Ho has opened up a 2-0 lead in Game 2 as well.

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Srikanth was really struggling in the last couple of matches. But is this a sign of things to come?

Is the old Srikanth back?

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And Srikanth has steadied himself to snatch the first game

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