PBL 2018: Delhi Dashers vs North Eastern Warriors, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 10, 2018 22:33 IST

Delhi Dashers def North Eastern Warriors 4-1


22:33 (IST)10 JAN 2018

With that, we wrap up our live coverage of Day 19 of the PBL 2018. Thanks for staying with us.

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22:31 (IST)10 JAN 2018

The Delhi franchise joins the PBL 2018 debuntants Ahmedabad Smash Masters in the last-four. Who will join them?

We'll find out tomorrow.

22:30 (IST)10 JAN 2018

The Delhi Dashers did not make a bright start but they certainly rebounded well after that early loss. Hopefully this will inspire the former champions to put in an inspiring show in the semi-finals.

22:25 (IST)10 JAN 2018

22:24 (IST)10 JAN 2018

The North Eastern Warriors can't advance to the semi-finals but they end their debut season with a win in their last match of the tie. 

22:23 (IST)10 JAN 2018

The Warriors pair has taken this 15-9.

But the Delhi Dashers win the tie 4-1

22:20 (IST)10 JAN 2018

The Warriors have regrouped and now have a slender lead of one point.


22:17 (IST)10 JAN 2018

The Warriors have bagged the second game 15-10 but are now trailing 3-5 in third

22:11 (IST)10 JAN 2018

It's 11-8 to the Warriors.

Can they force a decider or will Delhi come back?

22:06 (IST)10 JAN 2018

The North Eastern pair makes a strong start to the second game


22:03 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Ivanov and Sozonov certainly look more inspired after the semi-final berth got confirmed.

They bag the opener 15-9

22:00 (IST)10 JAN 2018

And it is still all level at 9-9

21:57 (IST)10 JAN 2018

This is an absorbing men's doubles clash.

6-6 it is

21:57 (IST)10 JAN 2018

21:51 (IST)10 JAN 2018

With those vital points from a Trump win, the Delhi Dashers not only have an unassailable lead of 4-0 in tonight's tie but have also sealed a spot in the semi-finals.

21:48 (IST)10 JAN 2018

21:41 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Some superb crosscourt smashes from Li to trail 11-12

She is definitely not going away without a fight!

21:38 (IST)10 JAN 2018

10-7 to the Korean at present

21:35 (IST)10 JAN 2018

It's 8-4 to Delhi's Trump player at the interval.

21:32 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Sung has opened up a 5-2 lead in the decider....playing fast and aggressive now.

21:28 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Sung wraps up the second game 15-11 and forces a decider.

21:26 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Sung still maintains her two-point advantage.


21:23 (IST)10 JAN 2018

8-6 to the Korean going into the interval.

21:19 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Sung is now up to 6-3 in Game 2.

Can she hold on to this and take this game?

21:16 (IST)10 JAN 2018

1-1 in Game 2

21:13 (IST)10 JAN 2018


She takes the opening game 15-13

21:10 (IST)10 JAN 2018

It's 13-10 to the World No. 6 as she continues her march.

21:05 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Some exceptional footwork from both ladies! Li and Sung got engaged in a stupendous 31-shot rally that had Li diving to the court for the shot, but it goes in favour of the Korean.

Sung up 8-5 at the break.

21:01 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Sung moved up to 2-0 but a resilient Michelle levelled matters soon.


20:56 (IST)10 JAN 2018

20:54 (IST)10 JAN 2018

20:51 (IST)10 JAN 2018

He has trumped North Eastern's Trump.

Delhi now lead 2-0

20:50 (IST)10 JAN 2018

And HOUWEI HAS DONE IT! Takes the third game 15-11

20:49 (IST)10 JAN 2018

And Houwei is now up 13-11

What a turnaround!

20:48 (IST)10 JAN 2018

This is suddenly a very, very tight affair.

Wang has let Tian come back and make it just a ONE-POINT GAP!

Wang 11-10

20:44 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Wang targeting Houwei's backhands and is getting rich dividends.


20:42 (IST)10 JAN 2018

8-2 for Wang at the mid-game break.

20:41 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Tian continues to miss the lines and is very, very erratic at the moment.

20:40 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Wang looking more aggressive of the two here and surges to 5-2

20:38 (IST)10 JAN 2018

It's 2-2 in the decider

20:36 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Wang has clinched Game No. 2 with a score of 15-8.

Looking solid as ever.

20:32 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Wang is unstoppable and has bagged three points on the trot now.


20:30 (IST)10 JAN 2018

It's 8-5 to the Trump player at the mid-game interval.

20:29 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Wang is now raining down 350kmph smash winners on Houwei and his ultra-aggressive approach has now taken him up 7-4

20:26 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Houwei looks pretty determined to get this win.

4-2 in Game 2

20:22 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Tian Houwei grabs the opening game 15-10.

20:19 (IST)10 JAN 2018

The Chinese is coming up with fabulous crosscourt smashes to take the game away from Wang.


20:18 (IST)10 JAN 2018

It's 8-5 to Houwei going into the mid-game interval.

20:15 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Tian Houwei is now moving much, much better and attacking both wings of Wang.

Tian has gone up to 5-4

20:13 (IST)10 JAN 2018

Wang has the responsibility of North Eastern's Trump tonight and he is up 3-2
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