Badminton: P V Sindhu to join squad for Thomas & Uber Cup

                                    Harpal Singh Bedi


New Delhi: Indian preparations for the Thomas and Uber Cup received a huge boost  with World champion PV Sindhu, making herself  available  for the tournament.

   Sindhu had earlier  expressed her inability  to be part of the team for the tournament  due to personal reasons,

However the Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Himanta Biswa  intervened  and personally called on the world champion urging her  to reconsider her decision in the interest of trhe team and the nation.

     After receiving the call  Sindhu changed her earlier decision and agreed to be part of the team

Sindhu’s presence in the squad for October 3-11  event will bolster Team India’s chances.

“I have requested @Pvsindhu1 to join the team as we have a favourable draw and have the best chance to take a shot at a medal at the ThomasUberCup. She has agreed and will prepone her family function so that she can be part of the Indian Team and play for the country,” the BAI President Himanta Biswa Sarma informed through his Twitter handle today.

26 Indian shuttlers have currently been shortlisted and the final team selection will be done on September 17 for the upcoming Thomas and Uber Cup.


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