Premier Badminton league: Sameer Verma wins to put Mumbai ahead

Updated: Dec 26, 2017, 10:06 IST | A correspondent

Sameer Verma consolidated Mumbai Rockets' position with a straight-game win over Wong Wing Ki Vincent of Delhi Dashers in the Premier Badminton League (PBL), here yesterday

Sameer Verma consolidated Mumbai Rockets' position with a straight-game win over Wong Wing Ki Vincent of Delhi Dashers in the Premier Badminton League (PBL), here yesterday. Sameer outplayed the Dashers' Trump player Vincent 15-11, 15-11 to not only fetch the additional point for his team but also pushed the Delhi team into negative territory.

Sameer Verma of Mumbai Rockets in action against Wing Ki Wong Vincent of Delhi Dashers (unseen) during the 3rd edition of Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2017 in Guwahati on Monday. Pic/PTI
Sameer Verma of Mumbai Rockets in action against Wing Ki Wong Vincent of Delhi Dashers (unseen) during the 3rd edition of Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2017 in Guwahati on Monday. Pic/PTI 

Earlier, the South Korean-Malaysian duo of Lee Yong Dae and Tan Boon Heong drew on their vast experience to down the Russian pair of Ivan Sozonov and Vladimir Ivanov 14-15, 15-14, 15-10 in the opening men's doubles match. The third game too was tight, with the lead exchanging hands till 5-5. That's when the Russian pair started making mistakes, repeatedly finding the net in their way.

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