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PBL Live Score: Awadhe Warriors vs Bengaluru Blasters Live Commentary and Saina Nehwal Match Updates

Live coverage of the PBL 2017 match featuring India's Saina Nehwal and Srikanth Kidambi.
Updated: 09 January 2017 21:57 IST - Published: 09 January 2017 18:13 IST
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That was some fantastic PBL action. I am sure we all enjoyed it! That also brings us to an end of the PBL 2017 liveblog for today. Do join us tomorrow.
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And Ko and Yoo do it! They win the men's doubles match with a score of 11-6 in the third!
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Still a 3-point lead at 8-5. Can they close it out?
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Up now 6-3!
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Ko and Yoo have kept the momentum going for them even in Game 3.
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The Blasters made a stunning comeback in the second half of the game. With quick reflexes and smart deceptions, they eked out the second game from nowhere,11-9.
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It is going the same way as the Awadhe pair looks headed for a strong finish. They are up 6-3 at the interval.
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Shem and Kido are very much in control of this. After taking the first game 11-6, they have opened up a 2-0 lead.
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At the break, the Awadhe duo of Kido and Shem are up 6-5.
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Bengaluru has its Trump match in men's doubles but their pair of Ko Sung Hyun and Yoo Yeon Seong are currently trailing 3-5.
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Saina wins 11-5 as Cheug's shot lands long! Crowd erupts in joy!!!!!
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She has reached match points now! 10-4
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It is 9-3 now! Saina looks simply unstoppable!
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What a shot!!!! Saina attacked Cheung with a barrage of crosscourt shots and surprised her with a wonderful down-the-line winner. Up 6-3.
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Another fabulous crosscourt shot! 5-2
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Huge 'Come on' from Nehwal as Cheung finds the net! 4-1
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Saina came up with a great angular crosscourt shot that left Cheung on the court. Up now 2-1.
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Saina took it from there to grab the second game 11-5 with a determined display. 
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Cheung took 2 points in a row post-break but found the net blocking her shot as Saina went up 7-3.
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A confident Saina has raced to 6-1 at the interval.
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Saina has now leapt to a 4-1 lead in Game 2. She looks determined and pumped and has cut down on her errors.
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What an impressive turnaround! Considering this is a Trump Match, the outcome of this one will have huge consequences.
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And Cheung has taken the opener, 11-9!
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It is 10-8 for Cheung. What can Saina do now?
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And now Saina's shot lands long as Saina is struggling to keep up with Cheung's pace.
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Cheung has finally calmed down and looks more settled now. It is 8-8
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A 26-shot rally goes in favour of Nehwal. Cheung is shaking her head in despair! Saina is currently up 8-5.
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Nehwal is feeling confident. There's no tentative play at all from the World Championships silver medallist. At the break, she is ahead 6-3.
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Saina's deception at the net is working perfectly as she goes up 5-2.
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Saina Nehwal has made a blazing start in her Trump Match against the World No. 19 Cheung Ngan Yi. She is up 3-1.
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And they have qualified for the semis!
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It is 2-1 for the Awadhe Warriors!
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Sri fistpumps as Axelsen finds the net. It is 11-9 for the Awadhe player!
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Sri let a lob go and Viktor has now come back to 9-10
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The Dane is absolutely off-colour now. No rhythm on his shots at all. Errors are coming thick and fast! An aggressive Sri has gone up 9-6.
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With a great backhand finish at the net, Sri is up 6-5 at the break.
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Srikanth is producing some superb defence here to force Viktor into errors and the strategy is working. It is 5-5.
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Axelsen has found his precision in the second game. He is now up 4-2 in Game 2.
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But Sri stops his comeback to take the opener, 11-9.
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And he quickly makes it 9-10. Has Axelsen finally woken up?
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What a return by Axelsen! He now trails 8-10
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As the Dane keeps on struggling, an aggressive and composed Sri goes up 9-6
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Sri is marginally ahead at the break, 6-5
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Axelsen is fighting back impressively. It is 5-5
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With thunderous pace and great defence, Srikanth has gone up 5-3
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After struggling with the drift and going down 1-4, the Dane has come back to make it 3-4.
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In the must-watch match of the day, World No. 3 Viktor Axeslen is trailing 1-2 against the Warriors' Srikanth Kidambi
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It is 1-1 now between the two teams tonight!
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