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World Team Table Tennis Championships 2018: Schedule of India’s Day 1 matches, start time, telecast and how to watch online

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2.24K   //    28 Apr 2018, 17:34 IST

<p>Sathiyan Granasekaran and Manika Batra in action during the Bronze medal match at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Sathiyan Granasekaran and Manika Batra in action during the Bronze medal match at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

After excelling at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Indian Table Tennis contingent will be seen in action at the World Team Table Tennis Championships to be held in Halmstad, Sweden from 29th April, 2018.

Following a phenomenal show in Gold Coast, Massimo Costantini's players will be looking to continue their exploits by putting up a good show here as well. Manika Batra has shot to fame after winning 4 medals at the CWG and is the top-ranked Women's player from the Indian contingent with a World Rank of 58. 

The Indian audience has taken a new liking to the sport after the success at CWG. However, the Indian paddlers will need to put their best foot forward as this competition will be much tougher than the CWG with the best of the best players featuring here.

This is the first time the men's team is playing in the Championship Division and only the second time the women's team is doing so. Achanta Sharath Kamal, Anthony Amalraj, Harmeet Desai, Sathiyan Granasekaran, Sanil Shetty form the men's team for India.

The women's team from India will see Manika Batra, Mouma Das, Sutirtha Mukherjee, Madhurika Patkar, and Pooja Sahasrabudhe going all guns blazing.

Here is all you need to know about the Day 1 fixtures of the World Team Table Tennis Championships:

Date: 29 April 2018

Women's Group A - India vs China: 1:30 PM IST

Men's Group D - India vs France: 8:30 PM IST

Women's Group A - India vs Sweden: 11:30 PM IST

Television Channel: No telecast

Venue: Halmstad, Sweden

Live Stream: ITTF Website

You can follow the LIVE updates from Day 1 of the World Team Table Tennis Championships on Sportskeeda.

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