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Sudirman Cup 2023: HS Prannoy & PV Sindhu To Lead India’s Charge

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Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and World No. 9 HS Prannoy will be leading the Indian challenge at the 2023 Sudirman Cup, which will take place in Suzhou, China, from May 14-21.

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On Tuesday, the senior national selection committee picked a “balanced” team aiming to win the first medal in the mixed team championships. Indian men’s badminton team made history last year by winning the prestigious Thomas Cup. After winning a bronze medal at the Asian Mixed Team Championships earlier this year, Indian team’s confidence boosted even more.

Badminton Association of India secretary Sanjay Mishra stated,

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“Sudirman Cup is a prestigious tournament and the selectors have picked the best squad after studying the domestic and international results. We are confident that this team will challenge for a medal this year,”

Team India placed in Group C along with Malaysia, Chinese Taipei, and Australia and their first task will be to reach the knock-out stage from a potentially tricky group.

The return of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, who missed the Asian mixed team event due to injury, will strengthen the men’s doubles team.

Sudirman Cup 2023- Indian Squad:

Men’s singles: HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth (Reserve: Lakshya Sen)

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Women’s singles: PV Sindhu, Anupama Upadhyaya (Reserve: Aakarshi Kashyap)

Men’s doubles: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty, MR Arjun/Dhruv Kapila

Women’s doubles: Gayatri Gopichand/Treesa Jolly, Ashwini Ponnappa/Tanisha Crasto

Mixed doubles: Tanisha Crasto/Sai Pratheek.

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