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Thomas Cup preserve is Indian badminton’s 1983 Cricket World Cup victory 2nd, says coach Vimal Kumar

Bibliometric Details: Issue No: 5 | Issue Month:May | Issue Year:2022

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Indian staff came out all weapons blazing to beat the 14-time winners Indonesia 3-0 in the last in Bangkok courtesy wins from Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth and the doubles duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy. 

Indian men’s badminton staff scripted history on Sunday (Would possibly possibly possibly well 15) when they defeated Indonesia in the Thomas Cup. Not to omit, India had never won Thomas Cup in its 73-year speed and the preserve is being hailed as one in all the shimmering moments in the Indian badminton history. If the staff coach Vimal Kumar is to be believed, this ancient Thomas Cup triumph can build the reminiscent of the Indian badminton what the 1983 World Cup preserve did to cricket.

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Pure uncover of grit and backbone & India becomes the #ThomasCup champion for the 1__st time stylish, beating 14 instances champions Indonesia __ 3-0 in the finals _

It be coming dwelling! __#TUC2022#ThomasCup2022#ThomasUberCups#IndiaontheRise#Badminton pic.twitter.com/GQ9pQmsSvP

— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) Would possibly possibly possibly well 15, 2022

Indian staff came out all weapons blazing to beat the 14-time winners Indonesia 3-0 in the last in Bangkok courtesy wins from Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth and the doubles duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy. 

Within the put up-match press conference, Kumar fell rapid of words to describe his emotions.

“I originate not enjoy any words to describe it, we at all times had hopes however the formulation the gamers performed, they appropriate keep up a efficiency presently. It used to be indisputably unprecedented. We had the form of unlucky story against Indonesia and to preserve 3-0 is unbelievable,” Kumar told PTI from Bangkok.

Adarniya Pradhan Mantri Shri @narendramodi ji joining the celebrations of a ancient preserve with our gamers is the form of morale boosting gesture. Thank you Sir for talking to our gamers soon after their feat.

India is proudly rejoicing our victory at the Thomas Cup. https://t.co/fGjvpTRhYo

— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) Would possibly possibly possibly well 15, 2022

The unassuming coach, who goes about his job quietly, added, “In 1983, when India won the cricket World Cup, the euphoria used to be one thing else but cricket used to be at all times a in point of fact stylish sport and I am hoping with this efficiency, now badminton can moreover change into so stylish.”

“It has at all times been about particular person achievements but this used to be a staff efficiency and I am hoping the reputation of the sports actions goes up from here on.”

Kumar went on to direct that here is Indian badminton’s biggest ever achievement, even better than Prakash Padukone and Pullela Gopichand’s All England wins and PV Sindhu’s medals in Olympics.

“I will payment this the largest ever. Pointless to pronounce, Prakash and Gopi winning All England, Sindhu winning, all colossal achievements but as a staff what now we enjoy performed, we couldn’t bring as a staff (earlier). You name one a badminton nation whenever you preserve a staff championships, so I will payment it because the fully.

India’s ancient preserve used to be notorious by even the High Minister of Indian Narendra Modi and assorted athletes like Virat Kohli and Sunil Chhetri. 

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