Mumbai Rockets sail into finals of PBL Season2.
Mumbai Rockets defeated Hyderabad Hunters to enter the final of the Premier Badminton League here at the Siri Fort Stadium on Friday.
The first match was women singles between world number 2 Marin of Hunters & world number 3, Sung Ji Hyun of Rockets. This was the trump match for Hunters. Marin went into the break with a lead of 6-4. Marin delivered terrific cross-court smashes. Sung Ji was also fighting back and pushing shuttle to the back of court making hard to Marin but nothing was stopping her. Marin won the first game by 11-6. Both the shuttlers were sweating it out to win the match for their team but Sung Ji won the game and ended at 6-11, 11-6. An impressive victory by Sung Ji Hyun.
The second match was the men’s singles contest between HS Prannoy of Mumbai Rockets and Sameer of Hunters. This was a trump match for Rockets. An early lead by Prannoy in the first set, 6-4 at the break of the first set. Sameer made a comeback but Prannoy continues his good form and won the opening game. The second set was a complete humdinger. The Rockets finished the proceedings with a thumping victory 11-8, 15-13.