Asian Games 2018 Highlights: PV Sindhu had to dig deep to down a fighting Vu Thi Trang of Vietnam but Saina Nehwal did not break any sweat as India’ top two shuttlers advanced to the women’s singles second round. However, it was the end of the road for mixed doubles campaign in the first round itself.
Asian Games 2018 Live Streaming India Badminton Live Score and Updates: India’s hopes of winning a medal in badminton team events at the 18th Asian Games went up in smoke after both the men’s and women’s sides bowed out of the competition following an identical 1-3 loss in the quarterfinals at Jakarta on Monday. Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu and H S Prannoy shone bright but India couldn’t get enough support from the rest of the shuttlers as they lost to Japan and Indonesia in the women’s and men’s team events respectively. After the women’s team went down 1-3 to top seeds Japan earlier in the day, the men’s team put up a spirited effort before losing 1-3 to hosts Indonesia. The onus was on world no 8 Kidambi Srikanth to give India an early lead but he lost 21-23 22-20 10-21 to Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, ranked 12th, to concede a 0-1 lead to Indonesia.