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Chirag-Satwik pair withdraws from Sudirman Cup on medical grounds

Oct 23, 2021

The Indian men’s copies pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy has pulled out of the Sudirman Cup blended group titles on clinical grounds.

The World no.10 pair was essential for the 12-part Indian group declared by the Badminton Association of India for the renowned occasion to be held from September 26 to October 3 in Finland.

“Chirag and Satwik have removed on clinical grounds as the previous isn’t well,” a BAI source told PTI.

“It is likewise unsure on the off chance that they will take an interest in the Thomas Cup which will be held after the Sudirman Cup. It will be liable to Chirag’s recuperation from disease.”

The idea of disease couldn’t be learned as neither Chirag nor Satwik addressed calls.

The Thomas and Uber Cup will be held from October 9 to 17 at Aarhus in Denmark.

Twofold Olympic medallist P V Sindhu had as of now mentioned not to be considered for the two occasions refering to post Olympics recuperation.

The Sudirman Cup will be the principal BWF competition to be held for the current year since the world body had to drop or reschedule various occasions because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In Chirag and Satwik’s nonattendance, the onus will be on Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun, who were the highest level copies pair in the determination preliminaries, to win India the men’s duplicates matches in the competition, which involves two singles and three pairs ties in an elastic.

The crew additionally involves Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth, ladies’ copies pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy and adolescents like Malvika Bansod, Aditi Bhatt, Tanisha Crasto, Rutuparna Panda.

The biennial competition will see the Indian group contending with reigning champs China, Thailand and hosts Finland in Group A.

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