The 2019 edition of the South Asian Games went underway on December 1 at the Dasrath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal. India, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal) are the seven teams participating in the tournament who will compete in 28 sports in the span of 10 days. With a total of 308 medals, India were crowned the overall champions in the 2016 edition of the gala-tournament and seek to replicate a similar performance in the ongoing tournament too. In Day 2, India were scheduled to locks horns with arch-rivals Pakistan in the badminton court and below we’ll look at all of India’s clashes in Day 2 of the tournament. South Asian Games 2019 Medal Tally: Full Medal Table.
Unfortunately, there are no official broadcasters for South Asian games 2019 and hence, there will be no live-telecast of the matches. Nevertheless, fans can go on the facebook page of the South Asian Games to catch the live-action of the matches. Speaking about tournament's history, India are leading medal winners with 1100 gold medals while arch-rivals Pakistan are in the second position with 329 medals. South Asian Games 2019 Live Streaming & Schedule in IST.
In the last edition of the tournament in 2016, the Indian side put up a magnificent show in badminton matches and grabbed all the seven medals. Singles, Doubles or even mixed doubles, both of India’s men’s and women’s side came good in all the events and subsequently won all. In the first day of the clash, Pakistan’s men’s and women’s team thrashed Maldives to set up a semi-final tie with India. So, defeating the neighbouring national was never going be easy for the Indian team. Meanwhile, let’s have a look at India’s Day 2 schedule in South Asian Games 2019.
Badminton Events and Time in IST
- India Men’s vs Pakistan Men’s- 10:00 am
- India Women’s vs Pakistan Women’s- 10:00 am
India’s Badminton Squad (Men): Lakshya Sen, Sourabh Verma, Siril Verma, Siddharth Pratap Singh
India’s Badminton Squad (Women): Kuhoo Garg, Aakarshi Kashyap, Anoushka Parikh, Shriyanshi Pradeshi, Gayathri Pullela Gopichand, Sai Uttejitha, Rao Chukka, Meghana Jakkampudi
These players had the onus to extend India’s good run in the tournament in South Asian Games. The ongoing tournament will be concluded on December 10 and all the teams will leave no stones unturned to win as many matches and finish the tournament at the pinnacle of the points table.