20 Jun 2023

Badminton: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty Create History

The pair of India's star badminton players Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty has created history. Both won the Men's Doubles title of Indonesian Open by defeating the Malaysian pair of Aaron Chia-Wooi Yik in the final of Indonesian Open. With this, the pair of Satwik and Chirag has become the Indian pair to win the Super 1000 Championship for the first time in Men's Doubles. Before this, Satwik and Chirag became the first Indian pair to win the title of Super 750- French Open.


The pairing of Satvik and Chirag is a superhit

Satwik and Chirag registered a stunning win against the Malaysian pair of Aaron Chia-Wooi Yik in the final of the Indonesian Open. With this, they have become the first Indian pair to win the title of Indonesian Open. Earlier, Satwik and Chirag have also won Super 100, Super 300, Super 500 and Super 750. Both are the first pair to have won all the Super Cups for India.

Malaysian pair is world champion


Aaron Chia-Wooi Yik is the world champion of men's doubles, and the pair of Chirag-Satwik had already lost 7 matches against both. But in this match, Satwik and Chirag showed a brilliant game and won the match in 43 minutes. Satwik-Chirag had earlier reached the final by defeating Korean pair of Min Hyuk Kang and Seung Seo 17-21 21-19 21-18.


This is how the match progressed

The beginning of the final of Indonesian Open was not good for the Indian team. The pair of Chirag and Satwik initially faltered a bit, but later both caught the rhythm and easily won the first game 21-17. In the second game too, Satwik and Chirag started well, but the Malaysian pair made a good comeback and made the match exciting. However, in the last minute, the Indian pair overcame the pressure and won the game and the title 21-18.

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