PBL: Bengaluru Blasters set final date with Hyderabad Hunters

The Blasters' star player Viktor Axelsen and their Mixed Doubles' pair of Kim Sa Rang and Sikki Reddy won the last two matches of the contest to beat a valiant Ahmedabad Smash Masters 3-2 (4-3 on points). The final will take place at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium.


Bengaluru Blasters has set-up a mouth water championship match with Hyderabad Hunters after notching up a well hard fought victory over Ahmedabad Smash Masters in the second semifinal of the third Premier Badminton League.

The Blasters' star player Viktor Axelsen and their Mixed Doubles' pair of Kim Sa Rang and Sikki Reddy won the last two matches of the contest to beat a valiant Ahmedabad Smash Masters 3-2 (4-3 on points). The final will take place at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium.

Earlier, Taiwan's Tai Tzu Ying came back from an error-prone defeat in the first game, to win her crucial Trump match and keep the Smash Masters alive in the tie. The second game was much tighter, with Chong Wei defending a lot more confidently. Sourabh fell behind 6-9 but caught up with a flurry of strokes at 13-13. They exchanged one more point each to make it 14-14.