In the first semi-final encounter of the ongoing Premier Badminton League, Awadhe Warriors will take on the home team Bengaluru Raptors here at the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium. Awadhe topped the points table after the league stage of the current edition while the Raptors finished third.
With all eyes on lifting the coveted trophy of the league, Awadhe will look forward to give a tough challenge in front of a crowd that is expected to have a full support for the Raptors. Both the teams will want to get one step closer to bag the title in the current season. With in-form Son Wan Ho, the Warriors will want to pose some serious challenge against the Raptors in the semi final tie this evening. Ashwini Ponappa will have some support behind her playing at home in today’s game. From 30 matches in the league stage, the team from Uttar Pradesh managed 13 wins to finish at the top.
Led by Kidambi Srikanth, the team from Garden City will want to live up to the expectations of the home crowd those will be there at the indoor stadium in large numbers for the big game. They finished at the third position on the points table by registering 12 wins from 30 games. The runners-up from the previous edition will be high on confidence after their hard-fought win against Chennai Smashers in the Southern Derby yesterday at the same venue. They will want to get a chance to rectify their mistakes from last season’s final by getting to the summit clash for a consecutive second time.
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