badminton – indonesia wins over thailand 4-1 in thomas cup

Bangkok, Thailand, May 23 (ANTARA News) – Indonesia finally won 4-1 over the host Thailand in Group B of Thomas Cups preliminary round on Tuesday, after Firman Abdul Kholik defeated Pannawe Thongnuam in the last game, 21-19 and 21-14.

Earlier, the Indonesian team had secured two scores in mens single and one in double, as for the results Indonesia is certainly qualified to enter the round eight of Thomas Cup. Indonesia still needs to face South Korea on Wednesday.

In the preliminary round, Indonesia registered its first win 5-0 over Canada, while South Korea won 4-1 over Canada and 3-2 over Thailand.

Below is a list of a series of games scores between Indonesia vs Thailand, 4-1 :

1. Anthony Ginting vs Khosit Phetpradab 21-8, 21-14

2. Kevin Sanjaya/Marcus Gideon vs Kittisak Namdash/Nitiphon Puangphuapet 16-21, 21-13, 12-21

3. Ihsan Maulana vs Kantaphon Wangcharoen 16-21, 21-8, 24-22

4. Fajar/Rian vs Tinn Isriyanet/Dechapol Puavaranukroh 21-10, 21-18

5. Firman Abdul Kholik vs Pannawit Thongnuam 21-19, 21-14.

Source: ANTARA News