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PBL 2018: Chennai Smashers vs Delhi Dashers, Live Match Updates

Delhi Dashers def Chennai Smashers 3-0
Updated: 03 January 2018 22:18 IST - Published: 03 January 2018 18:53 IST
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And with that, we wrap up our live coverage of tonight's PBL 2018 match.

It didn't start on a good note for the Delhi Dashers, but it ended in the worst possible way for the Chennai Smashers.

Let us pray for Gaby Adcock's quick recovery.

Thanks for staying with us. Do join us tomorrow for the live updates of PBL 2018 Day 13.

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

Goodnight!
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An injury while playing is the worst thing for any player and the fans. Let us hope it's not too serious and Gaby can be fit for Chennai's next match. 
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But it's a painful scene on the court as Gaby is lying down and is being treated.

Great sportsmanship from Ashwini Ponnappa and the rest of the Delhi players to come up to her and pacify her. 
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The tie finishes 3-0 in Delhi's favour
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And with that, Delhi have not just won this match but have won this tie also
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Chennai have conceded the mixed doubles match with Delhi leading 6-5
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Gaby Adcock tripped on Chris' foot and rolled her ankle.

She is grimacing and seems to be in pain.
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It's 5-5

but Gaby Adcock seems to have rolled her ankle!
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3-1 lead for the Adcocks
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This is crucial for Sindhu's team as this is their Trump Match.

Can the Adcocks get it back for the Smashers?
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But what a terrific match that was!!!!
Such amazing fighting spirit from both ladies! Sung didn't give up despite conceding an early lead to the Indian.

With that win, Delhi now lead this match for the first time tonight.
2-1

Who would have thought after Delhi's disastrous start?
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Final score: Sung wins 11-15, 15-13, 15-14
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Sung has won this! She has snapped Sindhu's eight-match winning streak!
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And Hawk-Eye confirms it is indeed out!
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Sindhu hits it long on golden point!

But we have a challenge!
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Sung puts the shuttle into the net!

What a match!

14-14
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A charged-up Sindhu comes up with a series of smashes!

13-14
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Sindhu saves one match point

12-14
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Another big smash down the line from the Korean!

14-11
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The Korean is taking the shuttle early now and is hitting it right back at Sindhu's body!

13-11
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A 33-shot rally goes Sung's way!

Is she going to ride on this now?

12-11
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What placement from the Korean! Finding the corner of the court!

She has again levelled matters here!

11-11
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Sindhu has snatched just a one-point lead now

Still pretty tense!

10-9
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Big crosscourt winner from the Korean to even things here!

8-8
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8-6 to Sindhu heading into the mid-game interval
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A crosscourt slice shot that lands just on the line helps Sung blunt Sindhu's aggression.

She is back in this!

6-6
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Sindhu is now pretty comfortably placed at 5-3
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Sindhu has brought her aggressive game here!
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A 305kmph winner down the line from Sindhu to go up to 4-1
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2-0 to Sindhu in the decider!
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Wow! Sindhu looked in control in the early stages but credit to the dogged resistance of Sung, who shows why she is a top-10 player!
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Sung converts and bags the second game 15-13
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Sung has reached game points now

14-12
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And 13-10 to the Korean

Are we heading to the decider?
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It is 11-10 to Sung as Sindhu makes an uncharacteristic error
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Sung has evened the score and it is 10-10

Who will take the next point?
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Sindhu attacked the Korean's backhand to finish a long rally!

9-8
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But the Korean takes a slender lead of 8-7 going into the interval
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And you can never count out Sindhu!

An aggressive Sindhu comes back to 7-7
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The Korean wants to make a match of this!

Has surged to 6-4
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And the determined Indian has made it 4-4
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Sung went up to 4-2 but her errors are now helping Sindhu claw back into this!
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It's 2-2 in Game 2
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With just a flick of the wrist, Sindhu comes up with a fantastic backhand volley and grabs the opener.

15-11
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Sindhu converts defence into offense with a crosscourt winner!

14-11
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Sindhu continues to have a three-point advantage.

13-10
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Nice crosscourt drop from Sindhu

11-8
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Sindhu kept elevating the shuttle to draw the error from Sung.

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