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India lose 0-3 to Malaysia in World Junior Mixed Team C'ships

Press Trust of India  |  Yogjakarta (Indonesia) 

Young Indian shuttlers suffered a 0-3 loss against in the quarterfinals of BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships here today.

It turned out to be a dismal day for the Indian junior team as it failed to put up a fight against Malaysia, who rode on their mixed doubles, men's and women's singles matches to outclass


Eng Cheong Ng and Sueh Jeou Tan started the proceedings for and the mixed doubles pair dished out a dominating performance to outwit India's Dhruv Kapila and Mithula 21-18 21-10 in just 28 minutes to earn a 1-0 lead.

Lakshya Sen then took the in men's singles competition but he found the going tough against Malaysia's Jun Hao Leong, losing 13-21 15-21 in a 34-minute clash, to give a 2-0 lead.

Sen had earlier lost to Jun at the 2015 International Youth U-19.

All hopes then rode on Ashmita Chaliha for bringing back into the contest but it was not to be as she lost 12-21 12-21 to Goh Jin Wei in the women's singles contest and completed the 3-0 drubbing.

will now face France in the fifth place play-off.

In the semifinals, top seed Korea will face Malaysia, while Japan will take on China for a place in the summit clash.

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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 14:13 IST
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