Saina Nehwal DROPPED, BAI announced Indian squad


Indian Badminton Team CWG – Indian Badminton Team Asian Games: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced on Thursday that strong Indian contingents will participate in the upcoming events. BAI announced the teams for Thomas and Uber Cup, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. London Olympics bronze medalist Saina Nehwal, who was unable to take part in the trials, is not on either team: Follow Indian BADMINTON LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN

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India Badminton Team Highlights – Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Thomas Cup and Uber

  • The men’s team consists of Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and B Sumeeth Reddy.
  • PV Sindhu will lead the female team consisting of Aakarshi Kashyap, Treesa Jolly, Gayatri P and Ashwini Ponappa.
  • Sumeet Reddy and Ponappa entered the men’s and women’s teams respectively for the Commonwealth Games after their first place finish in the mixed doubles category.

Indian Commonwealth Games badminton team:(Men) Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and B Sumeeth Reddy; (Women) PV Sindhu, Aakarshi Kashyap, Treesa Jolly, Gayatri P, Ashwini Ponappa

Indian Asian Games Badminton Team and Indian Thomas & Uber Cup Team(Men) Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Priyanshu Rajawat, Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Dhruv Kapila, MR Arjun, Vishnu Vardhan Goud, Krishna Prasad Gariga (Women) PV Sindhu, Aakarshi Kashyap, Ashmita Chaliha, Unnati Hooda, Treesa Jolly, Gayatri P, N Sikki Reddy, Ashwini Ponappa, Tanisha Crasto and Shruti Mishra.

CWG Indian badminton team: Saina Nehwal DROPPED, BAI announced Indian team for CWG 2022, Asian Games and Thomas & Uber CUP: Check DETAILS

Indian Badminton Team Asian Games – 14-year-old Unnati Hooda Selected: 14-year-old teenage sensation Unnati Hooda has created something of a record.

Hooda is the youngest Indian badminton player to make the Asian Games squad. Rohtak’s wonder girl was also selected for the Uber Cup. Unnati finished third in women’s singles after Kashyap and Ashmita Chaliha, who took first and second place respectively.

A 10-member women’s team for the Asian Games and Uber Cup will be led by PV Sindhu.

The team includes Kashyap, Chaliha and Hooda in singles.

The top 3 pairs of doubles from the trials – Treesa Jolly-Gayatri P, N Sikki Reddy-Ashwini Ponappa and Tanisha Crasto-Shruti Mishra.

Sindhu, Sen, Srikanth and the men’s doubles duo of Satwiksairaj and Shetty received direct entry into the squads for their World Top 15 ranking.

In-form commuter HS Prannoy was also included in the automatic selection for his impressive and consistent recent form on the international circuit.

Priyanshu Rajawat, who won first place in the men’s singles category, also made his way into the 10-man contingent.

Rajawat was selected for the Asian Games and the Thomas Cup alongside Sen, Srikanth and Prannoy.

Pairs of doubles in the team: The team also has Satwiksairaj and Shetty and the top 2 doubles pairs from the tries.

Dhruv Kapila-MR Arjun and Vishnu Vardhan Goud-Krishna Prasad Gariga are also part of the team.

“We are delighted with the energy of the trials. All the players gave their all on the pitch to earn a chance to represent the country. It’s great to see high quality competition for positions. saide Sanjay Mishra, General Secretary of BAI, after the selection meeting which took place late Wednesday night.

BAI Indian Team Trials: The trials saw the participation of 120 players in the five categories.

Along with the squads for the three major tournaments, the BAI has also finalized the names of 40 players (20 men and 20 women) for the National Senior Coaches Camp and Core Squad for the 2024 Olympics.

  • The 32nd edition of the Thomas Cup and the 29th Uber Cup are scheduled for Bangkok from May 8 to 15.
  • The 2022 Commonwealth Games and 2022 Asian Games will kick off in Birmingham and Hangzhou on July 28 and September 10 respectively.
CWG Indian badminton team: Saina Nehwal DROPPED, BAI announced Indian team for CWG 2022, Asian Games and Thomas & Uber CUP: Check DETAILS

Indian Commonwealth Games badminton team:(Men) Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and B Sumeeth Reddy; (Women) PV Sindhu, Aakarshi Kashyap, Treesa Jolly, Gayatri P, Ashwini Ponappa

Indian Asian Games Badminton Team and Indian Thomas & Uber Cup Team(Men) Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Priyanshu Rajawat, Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Dhruv Kapila, MR Arjun, Vishnu Vardhan Goud, Krishna Prasad Gariga (Women) PV Sindhu, Aakarshi Kashyap, Ashmita Chaliha, Unnati Hooda, Treesa Jolly, Gayatri P, N Sikki Reddy, Ashwini Ponappa, Tanisha Crasto and Shruti Mishra.


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