PBL 2018: Awadhe Warriors vs North Eastern Warriors, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedDec 30, 2017 22:32 IST

Awadhe Warriors def North Eastern Warriors 4-3


22:32 (IST)30 DEC 2017

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22:30 (IST)30 DEC 2017

But with their second win on the trot, the Awadhe Warriors do look a big threat for all other teams. What a comeback that was from Saina Nehwal and she truly showed the heart of a champion!

Srikanth Kidambi had an unexpected loss, but the credit goes to the World No. 11 Wang Tzu Wei, who kept his cool and bagged the win for his team.

What an evening of sterling badminton that was!

22:24 (IST)30 DEC 2017

And with that vital win, the North Eastern Warriors make it a respectable score of 3-4. Considering the way they started, this was indeed a great effort!

22:23 (IST)30 DEC 2017

22:21 (IST)30 DEC 2017

The Trump pair broke away from the tie with some smart shotmaking to bag the win.

22:18 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's a tightly-contested game now as both the pairs giving their all.


22:15 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Awadhe up 8-6 going into the interval.

22:11 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's 2-2 in the second game

22:09 (IST)30 DEC 2017

The Trump duo grabs the opener, 15-10

22:07 (IST)30 DEC 2017

The Trump pair has rebounded well on resumption.


22:05 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's a slim advantage to the Awadhe pair as they lead 8-7

22:02 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's 4-2 to the Trump pair

22:00 (IST)30 DEC 2017

21:59 (IST)30 DEC 2017

21:56 (IST)30 DEC 2017

What a win that was from the World No. 11!!! Completely decimated Srikanth in the last two games!

21:55 (IST)30 DEC 2017

The score now stands 4-1 in the Awadhe Warriors' favour!

21:54 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Wang beats Srikanth as the North Eastern Warriors have their first win of the night!

The NE Warriors dugout is jumping in joy!

21:53 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Srikanth saves a match point with a down the line smash!


21:51 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's one-way traffic as Wang looks unstoppable!


21:50 (IST)30 DEC 2017

9-4 to Wang as Srikanth has lost his way

21:47 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Wang is mixing up his shots so well.....managing to outfox Srikanth time and again.


21:45 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Srikanth is going for his usual smashes but his lack of accuracy is not helping him.


21:43 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Wang looks absolutely dialled-in.


21:40 (IST)30 DEC 2017

The shuttle goes long as Wang wraps up the second game, 15-9

21:39 (IST)30 DEC 2017

A couple of good smashes from Srikanth as the Indian seems to have found a bit of his fire!


21:36 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's 10-4 to Wang as Srikanth just doesn't seem to have any answer!

21:33 (IST)30 DEC 2017

And the efforts of Wang have paid off! Wang is up 8-4 going into the interval.

21:32 (IST)30 DEC 2017

And 4-4 as Wang is putting up some stiff resistance!

21:29 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's 2-2 in the second game

21:26 (IST)30 DEC 2017

15-10 to Srikanth as Awadhe have a one-game lead!

21:24 (IST)30 DEC 2017

So much aggression and intensity from Srikanth. His reflexes are just brilliant to watch!


21:22 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Some errors from Wang as Srikanth still has his nose in front.


21:19 (IST)30 DEC 2017

In a very quick opener, Srikanth is up 8-4 at the interval.

21:17 (IST)30 DEC 2017

4-2 lead for Srikanth

21:17 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Awadhe have already won the tie but they are looking to win all the points on offer tonight. Can they totally blank the team from Guwahati?

21:16 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's 2-0 to the Indian already

21:15 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's Srikanth Kidambi up next as the Awadhe player takes on the NE Warriors' World No. 11 Wang Tzu Wei.

21:09 (IST)30 DEC 2017

21:09 (IST)30 DEC 2017

And with that win, the Awadhe Warriors have already wrapped up tonight's tie!

It's 4-0 to them with 2 matches still left to go!

21:04 (IST)30 DEC 2017

And Saina shows for the umpteenth time why she is such a big champion! 

21:04 (IST)30 DEC 2017


21:03 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Li sends the shuttle wide!

Saina wins 6-15, 15-13, 15-13

21:03 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Michelle falters on a drop and Saina screams!

Match point to Saina


21:02 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's 13-13

The Awadhe dugout and the crowd have gone crazy with excitement!

21:01 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Would you believe it?

Li goes up as Saina fumbles on a shot and sends it long!


21:00 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's 11-11 now

What a match! What fight from both girls!

20:58 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Things are getting tight here!

Saina has a lead of only one point!


20:56 (IST)30 DEC 2017

So much aggression and intensity from the former World No. 1 now!

A down the line smash from Saina to go up to 9-6

20:53 (IST)30 DEC 2017

It's 8-3 to Saina at the interval

20:51 (IST)30 DEC 2017

Saina in cruise control mode now!

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