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World Team Table Tennis Championships 2018, Men's Group Stage: India vs Republic of Korea, Live Match Updates

Korea def India 3-0
Updated: 01 May 2018 00:12 IST - Published: 30 April 2018 19:21 IST
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The Indian men thus have one win (3-2 vs Poland) and two losses (2-3 vs France and 0-3 vs Korea) from their three outings so far.
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In the absence of India's No. 1 and No. 2 stars, Desai, Anthony and Shetty did a commendable job and didn't allow the mighty Koreans easy wins.
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Korea def India 3-0
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Final score: Lim def Shetty 11-8, 15-13, 9-11, 11-9
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And with that, Lim wins the match as well as the tie for Korea.
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And Lim wins it 11-9 in Game 4
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Shetty saves a match point and trails 8-10
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Lim races ahead to 10-7 now.

Three match points in hand.
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It's 7-7
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And it's 5-5 currently
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It's 4-2 to the Korean now in Game 4
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Shetty puts up a remarkable show of calm under pressure to take the next two points. He pockets the third game 11-9
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And Shetty is right after him and makes it 9-9
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Lim goes up to 9-8
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It's 8-8 currently
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Lim again takes a slender lead of one point.
8-7
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It's 6-6
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It's now Lim's turn to take two points and lead 6-5
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And Shetty does prove that he is here to make things not so easy for Lim

Shetty up 5-4
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Lim inches ahead to 4-3....he would surely like to finish this off in three games.

Does Shetty have enough in his tank to prevent that?
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The two are evenly poised at 2-2 in Game 3
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Nevertheless, it was a pretty solid show from Shetty in that game and should encourage him to keep up the fight.
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Lim takes the next two points and pockets the second game 15-13
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And it is 13-13
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Great fightback from Shetty, who takes a couple of points and now has a game point of his own!

13-12
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Game point to Lim

12-11
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And it is 10-10

Such a tight game this is!
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The two are on par presently at 8-8
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He couldn't keep it for long as Lim comes back and makes it 6-6
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Shetty brings out an aggressive game to soar to a 5-3 lead.

How long can he keep the lead?
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1-1 in Game 2
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And Lim converts!

11-8 goes the first game to the Korean!
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And the Korean takes 3 points on the trot to go up to 10-8

2 game points in hand!
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8-7 to the Indian
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Sanil moved ahead but could not build on his lead

6-6
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The game continues to move at the same pace!

5-5
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Still not much to choose between the two.

3-3
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And 2-2 as well
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It's 1-1
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Next up is Sanil Shetty vs World No. 33 Jonghoon Lim
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Final score: Jeoung def Anthony 11-7, 11-6, 13-11 to send Korea 2-0 over India
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The Korean converts it and takes the game 13-11, and, with it, the match as well.
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Match point to the Korean paddler

12-11
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The Korean saves yet another game point!

11-11
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It's 10-10
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Game point to Anthony

10-9
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As expected, the Korean couldn't be held off for a long time as he levels matters at 9-9
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And he inches closer to taking this game 

9-7
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Anthony has moved ahead to 8-6 now
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