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Kidambi Srikanth, Sourabh Verma advance to quarterfinals of Syed Modi international championship

ANI
Published : Nov 28, 2019, 5:57 pm IST
Updated : Nov 28, 2019, 5:57 pm IST

Srikanth outclassed countrymate Parupalli Kashyap in the three-game long encounter 18-21, 22-20, 21-16.

The match lasted for 67-minute in which Parupalli Kashyap gave a tough fight to Kidambi Srikanth to progress in the next round. (Photo: AP)
 The match lasted for 67-minute in which Parupalli Kashyap gave a tough fight to Kidambi Srikanth to progress in the next round. (Photo: AP)

Lucknow: Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sourabh Verma advanced to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Syed Modi International Badminton Championship at Babu Banarasi Das Indore Stadium here on Thursday.

Srikanth outclassed countrymate Parupalli Kashyap in the three-game long encounter 18-21, 22-20, 21-16. The match lasted for 67-minute in which Kashyap gave a tough fight to Srikanth to progress in the next round.

In another all-India clash, Verma defeated Alap Mishra in the two straight games 21-11, 21-18 that lasted for 28 minutes. Verma had the upper hand in the match and easily clinched the victory.

Verma will face Thailand's Kunlavut Vitidsarn while Srikanth will play against Son Wan Ho of South Korea in the quarterfinal on November 28.

Tags: syed modi international, kidambi srikanth, sourabh verma
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow