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PV Sindhu agrees to compete in Thomas and Uber Cup

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Reigning world champion P V Sindhu

Reigning world champion P V Sindhu has agreed to compete in subsequent month’s Thomas and Uber Cup after deciding to drag out of the occasion earlier attributable to private causes, nationwide federation’s president Himanta Biswa Sarma mentioned on Monday.

“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,” Badminton Association of India (BAI) chief Biswa Sarma tweeted.

“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 Indian ladies’s staff has been clubbed with 14-time winners China, France and Germany in Group D whereas the lads’s aspect has been positioned in Group C alongside 2016 champions Denmark, Germany and Algeria within the draw.

Both the lads’s and ladies’s groups are seeded fifth within the match.

The prestigious match, to be held in in Aarhus, Denmark from October 3 to 11, was initially scheduled to be held from May 16-24 however was postponed to August 15-23 earlier than lastly being rescheduled for October as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

No match has been held since BWF shut down the World Tour and different sanctioned tournaments following the completion of the All-England in March as a result of international well being disaster.

The BAI has shortlisted 26 Indian shuttlers for the nationwide camp which has begun at P Gopichand academy in Hyderabad and the the ultimate staff choice might be finished on September 17.

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