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Sourabh Verma vs Lee Cheuk Yiu Live Score and Commentary New Zealand Open Quarter-finals

Lee beats Verma, 21-19, 21-16
Updated: 04 August 2017 12:26 IST - Published: 04 August 2017 11:20 IST
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Lee wraps up the match, 21-19, 21-16
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Sourabh saves one...16-20
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And the Hong Kong ace reaches match points at 20-15
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Lee is now two points away from the win at 19-15
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He gets one point for 14-18
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Does Verma have it in him to push one last time? The current situation doesn't seem to suggest so
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18-13 for Lee
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The gap is slowly increasing now....it is 16-11 for the World No. 88 now.
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And Lee extends it to 14-10
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After the break, it is 13-9 for Lee...not much change of fortunes for either.
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And, in a repeat of the first game, Lee leads 11-6 at half-time.
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Lee up to 10-6
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And once more, Sourabh is not able to hold on to his momentum....he lets the Hong Kong player push ahead to 8-4
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But Verma manages to regroup and get two consecutive points for 4-5
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And Lee races ahead to 5-2. Time is running out for Sourabh here.
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SECOND GAME

Again Lee makes the better start of the two. It's 2-1


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Too near, yet so far for Verma! Can he push that setback aside and focus on getting the second game?
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Lee bags the opener, 21-19
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Lee dashes Verma's hopes to get to game points...20-18
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And it is back to 18-18
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And the World No. 37 is in THE LEAD now!!! Sourabh is up 18-17
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And after a LONG RALLY, Verma is back! 16-16
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And once more, Verma roars back to 15-16...pretty close now!
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It's still a TWO-POINT gap. Lee ahead at 16-14
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Lee halts the Verma comeback and goes up to 15-13.