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23:55 (IST): Read complete match reports as Hyderabad Hotshots edged Mumbai Masters and Awadhe Warriors thrashed Delhi Smashers. Also see pictures from all the action from day 7 of the Indian Badminton League.
23:45 (IST): Markis Kido/Pia Bernadeth (Awadhe Warriors) beat V Diju/Prajakta Sawant (Delhi Smashers) 21-20, 21-19. Awadhe comprehensively win the tie 4-1.
23:30 (IST): Markis Kido/Pia Bernadeth (Awadhe Warriors) win the first game 21-20 vs V Diju/Prajakta Sawant (Delhi Smashers).
23:10 (IST): The final match of the day is the mixed doubles match between Delhi Smashers' V Diju/Prajakta Sawant and Markis Kido/Pia Bernadeth (Awadhe Warriors).
22:55 (IST): Gurusai Dutt (Awadhe Warriors) beats Darren Liew (Delhi Smashers) 21-16, 21-20. Awadhe takes unassailable 3-1 lead.
22:35 (IST): Gurusai Dutt (Awadhe Warriors) wins the first game 21-16 vs Darren Liew (Delhi Smashers).
22:17 (IST): Darren Liew (Delhi Smashers) and Gurusai Dutt (Awadhe Warriors) are warming up for the second men's singles match. Liew needs to win this match to keep Delhi in the tie.
22:10 (IST): Kien Keat Koo/Boon Hoeng Tan (Delhi Smashers) beat Markis Kido/Mathias Boe (Awadhe Warriors) 21-16, 21-19. Awadhe lead 2-1.
21:52 (IST): Kien Keat Koo/Boon Hoeng Tan (Delhi Smashers) win the first game 21-16 vs Markis Kido/Mathias Boe (Awadhe Warriors).
21:40 (IST): Next up is the men's doubles match between Kien Keat Koo/Boon Hoeng Tan of Delhi Smashers and Markis Kido/Mathias Boe of Awadhe Warriors.
21:31 (IST): PV Sindhu (Awadhe Warriors) beats Arundhati Pantawane (Delhi Smashers) 21-16, 21-17 in women's singles. Awadhe lead Delhi 2-0.
21:22 (IST): Sindhu (Awadhe) stretches her lead to 13-7 in the second game vs Pantawane (Delhi).
21:19 (IST): Pantawane (Delhi) and Sindhu (Awadhe) tied at 6-6 in the second game.
21:12 (IST): Sindhu (Awadhe) takes the first game 21-16 vs Pantawane (Delhi).
21:08 (IST): Read the complete match report as Saina's Hyderabad Hotshots overcame Lee Chong Wei's Mumbai Masters in the opening encounter today.
21:04 (IST): Sindhu (Awadhe) fights her way back to 11-11 in the first game vs Pantawane (Delhi).
20:59 (IST): Pantawane (Delhi) takes a surprising 7-4 lead in the first game vs Sindhu (Awadhe).
20:55 (IST): The next match is the women's singles tie between PV Sindhu of Awadhe Warriors and Arundhati Pantawane of Krrish Delhi Smashers.
20:45 (IST): K Srikanth (Awadhe Warriors) beats Sai Praneeth (Delhi Smashers) 21-14, 21-9 in the first men's doubles match. Awadhe lead Delhi 1-0.
20:33 (IST): K Srikanth (Awadhe Warriors) leads 19-9 in the second game vs Sai Praneeth (Delhi Smashers).
20:33 (IST): K Srikanth (Awadhe Warriors) wins the first game 21-14 vs Sai Praneeth (Delhi Smashers).
20:24 (IST): Srikanth (Awadhe) leads Praneeth (Delhi) 7-4 in the first game.
20:15 (IST): The next clash is between Delhi Smashers and Awadhe Warriors. The first men's singles match will be between two rising Indian shuttlers, Sai Praneeth (Delhi) and K Srikanth (Awadhe).
20:05 (IST): The victory means that Hyderabad Hotshots lead the league table with 15 points while Mumbai Masters are second on 13 points.
19:54 (IST): Siki Reddy/Ivanov (Mumbai) beat Tarun/Pradnya (Hyderabad) 21-18, 21-19 in mixed doubles. However, Hotshots win the tie 3-2.
19:38 (IST): Siki Reddy/Ivanov (Mumbai) win the first game 21-18 vs Tarun/Pradnya (Hyderabad).
19:19 (IST): The final match, which is a mixed doubles dead rubber, will be played between Siki Reddy/Ivanov of Masters and Tarun/Pradnya of the Hotshots.
19:15 (IST): Tanongsak (Hyderabad) beats Marc Zweibler (Mumbai) 21-19, 17-21, 11-6. Hotshots take unassailable 3-1 lead.
19:04 (IST): Zweibler (Mumbai) levels the match at one game each vs Tanongsak (Hyderabad) after winning the second game 21-17.
18:55 (IST): Prior to their encounter, both players had played three singles matches each. Tanongsak won all 3 while Zweibler has won 2 and lost 1.
18:45 (IST): Tanongsak (Hyderabad) takes the first game 21-19 vs Zweibler (Mumbai) in the second men's doubles clash. Hotshots on game away from clinching the tie.
18:25 (IST): Next up is the second men's singles match between Marc Zweibler of Masters and Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk of Hotshots. Remember Mumbai need to win this game to keep the tie alive.
18:20 (IST): Shem Goh/ Wah Lim (Hyderabad) beat Sumeet Reddy/Manu Attri (Mumbai) 11-21, 21-16, 11-9 in their men's doubles clash. Hotshots lead the tie 2-1.
18:08 (IST): Shem Goh/ Wah Lim (Hyderabad Hotshots) take the second game 21-16 vs Sumeet Reddy/Manu Attri (Mumbai Masters) to level match at 1-1.
17:50 (IST): Sumeet/Manu (Mumbai Masters) takes the first game 21-11 vs Shem Goh/ Wah Lim (Hyderabad Hotshots).
17:40 (IST): Saina Nehwal won her match in just 29 minutes, dominant showing by the Indian ace.
17:31 (IST): Now it's time for men's doubles action as where Shem Goh/ Wah Lim of Hotshots will face Sumeet/Manu of the Masters.
17:27 (IST): Saina Nehwal (Hyderabad Hotshots) beats PC Thulasi (Mumbai Masters) 21-7, 21-10, tie level at 1-1.
17:19 (IST): Saina Nehwal leads PC Thulasi 7-2 in second game, looks like an easy victory for the world No.4.
17:12 (IST): Saina Nehwal cruises to a 21-7 victory in the first game vs PC Thulasi.
17:08 (IST): Saina now has a 8-point lead at 14-6.
17:06 (IST): Saina dominating her opponent, leads 13-5 in the opening game.
17:03 (IST): Saina surges to 7-4 lead vs Thulasi.
16:58 (IST) Saina Nehwal is on court to take on PC Thulasi
16:53 (IST) Saina Nehwal is next, she is going to face PC Thulasi of the Mumbai Masters.
16:51 (IST) World No.1 Lee Chong Wei (Mumbai Masters) beats Ajay Jayaram (Hyderabad Hotshots) 21-19 11-21 11-5. Mumbai Masters take 1-0 lead over Hyderabad.
16:46 (IST) Lee is ahead 6-3 in the deciding game.
16:39 (IST) Jayaram takes the second game 21-11 against Lee Chong Wei. Match goes into the 'race to 11' deciding game.
16:34 (IST) Jayaram leads 13-8 in the second game against Lee Chong.
16:27 (IST) Ajay Jayaram (Hyderabad Hotshots) leads 7-5 in the second game vs Lee Chong Wei (Mumbai Masters), who won 1st game 21-19.
16:20 (IST): Mumbai Masters' Lee Chong Wei seals the first game 21-19 against Ajay Jayaram of the Hyderabad Hotshots
16:15 (IST) Ajay trails Lee Chong 15-16.
16:08 (IST) - The World No.1 leads 7-6 over World No.24 Ajay Jayaram
15:55 (IST) - First up today is World No.1 Lee Chong Wei, who takes on Ajay Jayaram of the Hyderabad Hotshots
It's double header in the Indian Badminton League today. Joint table toppers Hyderabad Hotshots and Mumbai Masters go head in the first match. Delhi Smashers go head to head against the Awadhe Warriors in the day's second game.
Here is a look at the two teams in action today:
Squad: Saina Nehwal (India), Taufik Hidayat (Indonesia), Ajay Jayaram (India), V Shem Goh (Malaysia), Tarun Kona (India), Pradnya Gadre (India), Khim Wah Lim (Malaysia), Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk (Thailand), Kanthi Visalakshi (India), Subhankar Dey (India)
Coach: Rajendra Kumar J
Icon Player: Saina Nehwal
Current Standing: 1st (Joint)
Squad: Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia), Mark Zwiebler (Germany), Tine Baun (Denmark), Pranaav Jerry Chopra (India), Manu Attri (India), Siki Reddy (India), PC Thulasi (India), Vladimir Ivanov(Russia), Rasika Raje (India), Sumeeth Reddy (India)
Coach: Tey Seu Bock
Icon Player: Lee Chong Wei
Current Standing: 1st (Joint)
Squad: Nichaon Jindapon (Thailand), Boon Hoeng Tan (Malaysia), Jwala Gutta (India), Daren Liew (Malaysia), Kien Keat Koo (Malaysia), HS Prannoy (India), Sai Praneeth (India), Arundhati Pantawane (India), V Diju (India), Prajakta Sawant (India)
Coach: Rashid Sidek
Icon Player: Jwala Gutta
Current Standing: 4th (Joint)
Squad: PV Sindhu (India), Wei Feng Chong (Malaysia), Gurusaidutt (India), K Srikanth (India), Sapsiree Taerattanachai (Thailand), G Ruthvika Shivani (India), Markis Kido (Indonesia), Mathias Boe (Denmark), K Maneesha (India), Nandagopal K (India)
Coach: Hafiz Hashim
Icon Player: PV Sindhu
Current Standing: 6th
Off the field though, top doubles badminton player Jwala Gutta on Wednesday hit out at singles star Saina Nehwal for her comments that Taufik Hidayat should accept the reality that he is a retired player and cannot get highest base price in IBL. (Read more)