Easy Draw For Indian Badminton Team In Commonwealth Games

Updated: 06 February 2018 19:09 IST

The 2018 games will be held here from April 4 to 15

Easy Draw For Indian Badminton Team In Commonwealth Games
Easy draw for Indian badminton team in Commonwealth Games © Twitter

India found themselves in a relatively easier group A, alongside minnows Pakistan, Scotland and Sri Lanka in the draw for the Commonwealth Games mixed badminton team event, which was released here on Tuesday. The 2018 games will be held here from April 4 to 15. Medal contenders Malaysia have been clubbed alongside Canada, Seychelles and Ghana in Group D, while England have been placed with Australia, South Africa and Uganda in Group C. Group B consists of Singapore, Mauritius, Zambia and Jamaica.

Each tie in the team event will feature five matches -- men's singles, women's singles and three doubles (men's, women's and mixed). 

The top two teams will move to the quarter-finals.

India won four medals -- a gold, a silver and two bronzes -- at the Glasgow edition in 2014.

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Highlights
  • The 2018 games will be held here from April 4 to 15
  • The Indian team is placed in Group A
  • Each tie in the team event will feature five matches
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