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Blasters blow Rockets away

DNMUM404465 | 1/2/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :273

PBL Premier Badminton League

Mumbai: World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen resisted a strong challenge from world No. 5 Korean Son Wan Ho as Bengaluru Blasters defeated Mumbai Rockets in the Premier Badminton League in Lucknow on Monday.
Playing the trump match, Axelsen beat Son 15-6 15-13 to hand his team an unassailable 4-0 lead after three matches in the five-game contest.
Axelsen as he came into the match with his side leading 2-0 after mixed doubles pair of N Sikki Reddy and Kim Sa Rang and women’s singles player Kirsty Gilmour won their respective matches for the Bengaluru Blasters.
Axelsen, who has been in impeccable form throughout this season, began on a sound note by winning the opening game without facing much of a resistance. The Korean looked complete
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