Sudirman Cup to kick start in China tomorrow

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India will continue their hunt for an elusive medal when top shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal spearhead the Indian challenge at the prestigious Sudirman Cup which gets underway in Nanning, China tomorrow.

The Sudirman Cup is a mixed team Badminton Championship held every two years.

There are 12 elite teams that will take part in the tournament. Each group comprises of three teams, with the top two qualifying for the quarterfinals.

Korea is the defending Champions of the tournament as they defeated China in the 2017 edition.

Group 1-A comprise of Japan, Thailand and Russia. Group 1-B comprise of Indonesia, Denmark and England.

Group 1-C looks the toughest one which comprise of Chinese Taipei, the defending Champions South Korea and Hong Kong.

In Group 1-D, it includes China, Malaysia and India. (AIR NEWS)

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