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PBL 2018: Chennai Smashers vs Ahmedabad Smash Masters, Live Match Updates

Chennai Smashers def Ahmedabad Smash Masters 2-1
Updated: 06 January 2018 22:46 IST - Published: 06 January 2018 17:54 IST
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And we now wrap up our live coverage of what has been a special night at the PBL 2018.

Hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Thanks for staying with us.

Do join us tomorrow for the live updates of Day 16 of PBL 2018.

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

Goodnight!
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This was probably the most memorable tie of the PBL 2018 so far.

Chennai were the underdogs but they rose to the occasion to produce a string of stunning upsets and snatch the win against all adversities and all predictions!

And the crowd support was simply excellent! There is no doubt that Chennai has had the best crowd out of all the legs so far!
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The crowd simply can't get enough of them!
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WHAT A DAY FOR PV SINDHU AND THE CHENNAI SMASHERS!

Chennai win this tie 2-1
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Kamilla sends the shuttle wide!

WIN TO CHENNAI
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But Chennai squander a match point here at the net

14-13
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It's an enthralling match right now.

Sumeeth using his forecourt prowess to get to match point
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Chennai left the court open for Kamilla to thump down a forehand smash

Chennai still ahead 12-11
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Very little to choose between the two.

Chennai up marginally, 10-9
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Ahmedabad have a mini lead now.
7-6
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And it is 3-3 in Game 2
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Would you believe it?

Ahmedabad pair sends the shuttle long on golden point!

First game goes to Chennai

15-14
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Sindhu and Reddy save game point to make it 14-14


Quite a contest this is!
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And Chennai are going nowhere without a fight!

11-11
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The crowd trying their best to egg their team on
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It's 10-6 to Ahmedabad currently
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Ahmedabad's seasoned pair looks the more poised of the two

6-3
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It is 3-3 in Game 1
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PV Sindhu is now out on the court again in mixed doubles. She is filling in the injured Gaby Adcock's shoes. She will partner Sumeeth Reddy.
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Chennai have thus trumped Ahmedabad's Trump and have got a point.

We are back to 1-1
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Tanongsak just didn't give up as he kept on returning everything back and Prannoy never found his big smash on the last point!

Prannoy's 10-match winning streak thus comes to an end!

Crowd can't stop roaring and applauding their man, Tanongsak!
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INCREDIBLE SCENES!!!!!!!

51 SHOTS TO DECIDE THE WINNER AND THE POINT AND THE MATCH GOES TO TANONGSAK!
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And Prannoy fumbles at the net!

14-14

What drama!
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What a response from Tanongsak!

Big smashes and he is back to 13-14
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And Prannoy continues from there and looks very much the man in form again!

14-11
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But suddenly the national champion has woken up!

Big smashes and he is up 12-8
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Prannoy still manages to inch ahead to 9-8

But this has been a very error-prone display
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Tanongsak is continuing to produce flashes of brilliance as Prannoy surges to 6-4
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Prannoy up 3-1 now

Looks more comfortable of the two right now
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Prannoy responds in style!

Takes the second game 15-12
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Pressure on Prannoy now.

He leads 13-12

Can he hold his nerves and take this game?
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And we are all level here

11-11
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This has been riveting!

Prannoy is not at his best but isn't giving up!

10-9
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Prannoy has regrouped after Tanongsak made a flurry of errors.

Up 8-6
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And it continues to be even stevens.

5-5
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2-2 in Game 2
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Chennai wrap up the opener.

15-10
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Prannoy is very error-prone tonight!

Tanongsak now has game points

14-9
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12-8 to Tanongsak against the Trump!
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Prannoy is having trouble with the lefty smashes of Tanongsak and his angles.

The latter advances to 10-7
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Will Prannoy's streak be snapped tonight?
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But Prannoy fails to add another point after that.

Tanongsak up 8-4 at the break
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Some great reflexes off Prannoy's backhand and he now trails 4-5
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It's 3-1 to Tanongsak!
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