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06 Jan, 2018
Ajay Jayaram’s North Eastern Warriors registered their first
victory in the Premier Badminton League season 3 against Bengaluru Blasters at
Chennai’s opening leg at the Nehru Indoor Stadium on Friday.
Besides winning Trump match, Warriors pulled off Blasters’
trump and won the tie with first three matches with 3-0 and later conceded with
3-2. With this, Warriors marked their first win after losing three matches
previously this season.
Canadian shuttler, Michelle Li produced an mesmerizing
comeback after losing in the first game against Kirsty Gilmour and won the
Trump with 7-15 15-14 15-13.
Ranking 21 in the world badminton, Li with impressive drops
got better off her rival Gilmour, who was buried with errors in the crucial
moments in the third game.
Earlier, Bengaluru Blasters got off to a winning start when
their doubles team of Boe Mathias and Kim Sa Rang beat Kim Gi Jung and Shin
Baek Chol 15-12 7-15 15-12.
Ajay playing the second game, took away rival’s Trump
knocking Malaysian shuttler Chong Wei Feng with an easy 15-8, 15-13.
Winning the match against World No. 15 Vincent, Chong Wei
Feng was invested with the Trump match on Friday against North Eastern
Warriors.Feng could not continue his winning stride as he lost to the Indian in
straight games 15-8 15-13.
Chong Wei Feng couldn't cope with Jayaram's impressive
defense and impeccable net play and committed a series of unforced errors on
his forehand to give away the first game 15-8 in a fairly easy manner.