India has created history in the Thomas Cup badminton tournament. The team has also won the gold medal by winning the final title for the first time. Team India has also cleaned up Indonesia 3-0 in the final. In the first match, Lakshya Sen defeated Anthony Sinisuka 8-21, 21-17, 21-16. In the second match, the pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won the doubles by 18-21, 23-21, 21-19. The third match was of singles, in which Kidambi Srikanth defeated Jonathan Christie 21-15, 23-21. The Indian team has made it to the finals for the first time by defeating teams like Malaysia and Denmark, so the team's confidence was very strong. Now history has been created by defeating 14-time record champion Indonesia in the final.
Satwik-Chirag pair won the second match: - The second match has been played in doubles, in which the Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have faced the pair of Kevin Sanjaya and Mohammad Ahsan. The match was very exciting. In which the Indonesian pair has won the first set by 21-18. Whereas in the second set, the Indian pair turned the tables and won the set 23-21 to level the match. After which the Indian pair has also won the third set by a margin of 21-19. Due to this, India has also taken a 2-0 lead in the match.
1st match: Lakshya beat Anthony: - The exciting match between Lakshya and Anthony Sinisuka continued. Anthony has won the first set 21-8, then by winning the second set 21-17, Lakshya has leveled the match. Lakshya has managed to win the match by winning the third set 21-16.
Indonesia has a great record in this tournament and was unbeaten in the current tournament so far. While the Indian team's only defeat was found against Chinese Taipei in the group-stage. But now India had defeated Indonesia in the final.
Indian squad for the final match-
Singles: Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Priyanshu Rajavati.
Doubles: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty, Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala-Krishna Prasad Garaga, MR Arjun-Dhruv Kapila.