Tokyo Olympics Badminton: Misha Zilberman causes huge upset, defeats Sai Praneeth in first group match

Tokyo Olympics Badminton Live: Sai Praneeth ready to start his campaign, Follow Praneeth vs Misha Zilberman Live Stream & Scores - Follow LIVE Updates
Tokyo Olympics Badminton Live: Sai Praneeth ready to start his campaign, Follow Praneeth vs Misha Zilberman Live Stream & Scores - Follow LIVE Updates

Tokyo Olympics Badminton- Sai Praneeth vs Misha Zilberman: Seed 13 Sai Praneeth has been defeated by Israel’s Misha Zilberman in a huge upset. Misha won 21-17, 21-15 in a match that lasted 40 minutes. Not a good start for the Indian badminton contingent as they have lost their first group stage match in men’s singles. All Tokyo Olympic Badminton Matches will be LIVE Streamed on SonyLIV in India & Follow them LIVE on InsideSport.co.

Match Summary
Match / Games Statistics Match Game 1 Game 2
Longest rally (seconds) 32 32 30
Longest rally (strokes) 30 30 26
Average rally (seconds) 10 11 10
Average rally (strokes) 7 8 7
Shuttles used 15 9 6

 

Tokyo Olympics Badminton: Sai Praneeth loses 21-17, 21-15 in a huge upset

@10:57 AM: Zilberman leads 19-12.

@10:54 AM: Sai Praneeth has no answer to Misha Zilberman, Misha leads 15-10

@10:52 AM: Zilberman leads 13-9

@10:50 AM: Zilberman leads 11-7

@10:48 AM: Zilberman leads 8-6

@10:44 AM: Zilberman leads 4-3

@10:43 AM: A delightful between the legs shot by Misha, however, Sai was equal to it and beautifully place the shuttle out of reach.

@10:41 AM: Start of Game 2: Can Sai Praneeth turn the game around? Or will we see an upset?

@10:39 AM: Misha Zilberman wins Game 1: Misha Zilberman came alive in the final few points of Game 1. He won 9 consecutive points to beat Sai Praneeth 21-17

@10:37 AM: Great spell by Misha Zilberman, Sai Praneeth looks tired, down 19-14.

@10:35 AM: Misha Zilberman leads 16-14

@10:30 AM: After Game 1 interval: Sai Praneeth leads

@10:28 AM: Zilberman takes an 8-9 lead

@10:22 AM: Sai Praneeth starts well: Praneeth takes a 3-0 lead.

@10:19 AM: Sai Praneeth and Misha Zilberman arrive at the court

@09:05AM: Tokyo Olympics: Day 1 of badminton is underway. The venue looks magnificent

  • Men’s Singles LIVE – Sai Praneeth vs Misha Zilberman Live @ 9.30 AM IST
  • Men’s Doubles LIVE – Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty will take on Lee Yang/Wang of Chinese Taipei @ 9:00 AM

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Tokyo Olympics Live – Praneeth vs Misha Zilberman: Who will have a edge? HEAD to HEAD:

World Rank 15 Sai Praneeth will start his Tokyo Olympics campaign against World No. 47 Israel’s Misha Zilberman. In 2019, Praneeth won a bronze medal at the BWF World Championships in Basel, Switzerland after losing the semifinals to Kento Momota.

He will start with a obvious edge against Zimblerman of Israel.

Praneeth vs Misha Zilberman head-to-head: Praneeth and Zilberman have playerd each other three times with the Indian holding a flawless 3-0 record in their head-to-head. Sai won all three matches without dropping a game.

The last time the two faced off was at the Swiss Open earlier this year, where Sai emerged a 21-11, 21-14 winner.

All Olympic Badminton Matches will be LIVE Streamed on SonyLIV in India & Follow them LIVE on InsideSport.co.

Tokyo Olympics Live: Men’s Singles Group Stage- Misha Zilberman’s Stats

In the 2012 Summer Olympics, Misha Zilberman played for Israel and registered the first appearance by an Israeli badminton player in the Olympics. Ranked 33rd in the Olympic rankings in singles, he came in 33rd in the Games.

He competed for Israel at the 2016 Summer Olympics and earned Israel’s first-ever win in Olympic badminton, defeating Belgium’s Yuhan Tan 22-20 and 22-12, but went 1-1 in his group and did not advance to the next round.

All Tokyo Olympic Badminton Matches will be LIVE Streamed on SonyLIV in India & Follow them LIVE on InsideSport.co.

World Rank 15 Sai Praneeth will start his Tokyo Olympics campaign against World No. 47 Israel’s Misha Zilberman.

In 2019, Praneeth won a bronze medal at the BWF World Championships in Basel, Switzerland after losing the semifinals to Kento Momota. In his route to the semifinal, he defeated Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in the 3rd round and reigning Asian Game’s Gold medallist Jonatan Christie in the quarterfinals.

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All Tokyo Olympic Badminton Matches will be LIVE Streamed on SonyLIV in India & Follow them LIVE on InsideSport.co.

India at Tokyo Olympics Live: Men’s Doubles Badminton Group Stage Details:

Match Details: Sai Praneeth vs Misha Zilberman

Time: 09:30 AM IST

Date: 24-07-2021

Venue: Musashino Forest Sport Plaza BDM Court 2

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India at Tokyo Olympics Live: India’s Badminton Schedule at Tokyo Olympics:

July 24

8:50 AM: Men’s Doubles Group Stage – Group A (Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty vs Lee Yang/Wang Chi-Lin)

9:30 AM: Men’s Singles Group Stage – Group D (Sai Praneeth vs Zilberman Misha)

July 25

7:10 AM: Women’s Singles Group Stage – Grop J (PV Sindhu vs Polikarpova Ksenia)

July 26 to 29

5:30 AM: All events – Group Stage Matches (PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty)

July 29

5:30 AM: Men’s Doubles Quarter-Finals (Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty – if qualified)

July 30

5:30 AM: Women’s Singles Quarter-Finals (PV Sindhu – if qualified)

12:00 PM: Men’s Doubles Semi-Finals (Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty – if qualified)

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Tokyo Olympics will be broadcasted on DD National.

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All Olympic Badminton Matches will be LIVE Streamed on SonyLIV in India & Follow them LIVE on InsideSport.co.