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PBL 2018: Bengaluru Blasters vs Hyderabad Hunters, Live Match Updates

Hyderabad Hunters def Bengaluru Blasters 6-(-1)
Updated: 11 January 2018 22:37 IST - Published: 11 January 2018 18:00 IST
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And that wraps up our live coverage of the last league match of the PBL 2018. Thanks for staying with us.

Do join us tomorrow for the live updates of the first semi-final.

Till then, keep following Sportskeeda for all the latest updates from the world of sports.

Goodnight!
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With that, Hyderabad surge to the top of the table with 20 points! The table toppers will take on the Delhi Dashers in the semi-finals while the fourth-placed Bengaluru Blasters will meet the Ahmedabad Smash Masters in the last-four.
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They have completely ANNIHILATED THE BENGALURU BLASTERS!

WHAT A STATEMENT THAT IS FROM THE HYDERABAD TEAM!!
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Wow! What a performance that was from the Hyderabad pair! And what a night for Team Hyderabad!

They have won EVERY MATCH TONIGHT!

Final score: 6-(-1) win for the Hyderabad Hunters
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5-2 to Kido and Seong in the decider.


Will Hyderabad win all the matches tonight?
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Bengaluru have made their efforts count!

15-11 goes the second game to the Trump pair of Bengaluru
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The Trump pair of Bengaluru has gone up to 9-6
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It's 4-4 in Game 2
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Boe and Kim take the first game 15-10
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It is 8-8 in this absorbing clash
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Boe and Kim grab an 8-5 lead at halftime
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Team Bengaluru up 4-3 in this high-quality men's doubles encounter.
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Great embrace at the net from the two as Lee finishes the job!

He takes Hyderabad Hunters to a 5-0 lead in tonight's tie.
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Subhankar's lack of patience and sharpness not helping at all.

Trails 10-13
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Big smash from Lee down the line as he surges to 11-7.

The body language from Subhankar is not that good at the moment
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Lee has now inched ahead to 9-6
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It's 8-3 to the Denmark Open runner-up going into the interval.
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It's a 6-3 lead for the Korean
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Lee has opened up a 3-0 lead
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Dey grabs the second game 15-11.
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Things are getting tight here!

Lee using his fabulous net shots to make it a two-point gap.

10-12
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Points are pretty fast and short!

Lee attacking brilliantly and makes it 8-11
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Dey adds eight points on the trot!

WOW!

He even has an 8-5 lead going into the interval.
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Dey calmed himself after that early rout by Lee and he put up some excellent footwork to make it 5-5
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It's 5-0 to the Korean.

He looks all set to get this nice and easy
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With a delicate push that puts the shuttle right on the sideline, Lee takes the opening game 15-11
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Lee has reached game points now.

14-10
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Great way to outfox the Korean and snatch a point as he finds open court on Lee's backhand wing.

7-10
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The 37-year-old Korean is showing all his experience here.

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It's totally a Lee show here

8-3
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Lee is racing away to a big lead.

5-1
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And we have our first Trump Match of the day!

Lee Hyun Il is the Trump for the home team. He faces Bengaluru's Subhankar Dey
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And Marin gets it done in style!

15-9, 15-7 win for the Hyderabad Hunters
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And the former World No. 1 is up 12-6
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Marin is now beginning to impose her attacking game and is separating herself from Gilmour!

9-5
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Gilmour showing her fighting qualities here.

She hasn't let Marin build a big lead.

Trails 5-7
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Interesting trivia about the two players on court:

Marin's idol is Rafael Nadal and Gilmour's idol is Andy Murray.

We actually have a tennis duel on court now!
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And without any surprise, Marin has motored her way to 5-3
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Slender 2-1 lead to Gilmour in Game 2
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Marin struggled with the drift a bit and made a couple of errors. But Gilmour helped her cause by putting the shuttle into the net.

15-9.
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Gilmour fought back to get to 7-9 but Marin cut down her errors just in time to race to 12-7
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It's 9-5 to the Olympic champion
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She is up 8-4 at the break.
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The fans can't get enough of Carolina Marin!

The Spaniard has found some great angles to go up to 7-4
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This is a rematch of the 2017 European Championships final, which Marin won
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And Marin goes up to 4-2.

Unsurprisingly, the stadium is reverberating with Marin's screams.