Thomas Cup 2024 Quarter-Finals Live Updates: Satwik-Chirag Faces World No.1 After Tough Prannoy Defeat; IND 0-1 CHN | Badminton news

Thomas Cup 2024, India vs China, Quarter-finals Live Updates: The Indian men's badminton team will face China in the quarter-finals of the Thomas Cup on Thursday.

The Indian team enters the competition on the back of a 1-4 defeat against Indonesia in a Group C thriller in Chengdu on Wednesday.

India had lost the Asian Games team gold 3-2 to China in Hangzhou. So when the Indian team takes on China in China today, it is a score they will be keen to settle. India made a change to their line-up against Indonesia, replacing Srikanth Kidambi with Kiran George for the third singles spot.

Composition of QF India vs China

MS1: Shi Yu Qi vs. HS Prannoy
MD1: Liang Wei Keng vs. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy vs. Chirag Shetty
MS2: Li Shi Feng vs. Lakshya Sen
MD2: He Ji Ting – Ren Xiang Yu vs. Dhruv Kapila – Sai Pratheek.k
MS3: Lu Guang Zu vs. Kiran George

HS Prannoy was the only winner in Wednesday's draw against Indonesia, coming back from a loss to Anthony Ginting. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty saved 12 match points but struggled against Muhammad Shohibul Fikri – Bagas Maulana. Lakshya Sen took Jonatan Christie away but lost in three. Sai Pratheek replaced MR Arjun with his partner Dhruv Kapila and the scratch duo failed in consecutive matches against Leo Rolly Carnando – Daniel Marthin to give Indonesia the decisive advantage. In a dead rubber, Srikanth lost to Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo.

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