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PBL: Delhi Acers edge ahead of Hyderabad Hunters as Lee Chong Wei loses Trump match

New Delhi: Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto notched up a nail-biting three-game win over two-time Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei in Hyderabad Hunters' Trump match as Delhi Acers led 2-1 in the Premier Badminton League clash at Siri Fort Stadium here yesterday.

Hyderabad's Lee Chong Wei returns to Delhi's Tommy Sugiarto yesterday. Pic/PTI
Hyderabad's Lee Chong Wei returns to Delhi's Tommy Sugiarto yesterday. Pic/PTI

Women's singles player Supanida K of Thailand, mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Markis Kido won their respective matches but Parupalli Kashyap lost his men's singles match when Hyderabad Hunters took 2-1 after three matches of the five-match tie.

However two-time silver medallist Lee Chong Wei then took the court in their Trump match hoping to seal the tie in their favour but Tommy dished out a superb game of badminton to not only beat the Malaysian but also hand Delhi a 2-1 lead with their trump match still to go.

This happened as Delhi got (+1) from the 'Trump Match' and Hyderbad conceded a negative point.

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