By H.JanGra May 07, 2022
Focus will be on double Olympic medallist P V Sindhu and World Championships bronze winner Lakshya Sen
As the Indian badminton contingent resumes its quest for a medal at the Thomas and Uber Cup Final beginning on Sunday
No Indian men's team has ever won a medal in the Thomas Cup, having failed to reach the semifinal even once
But the women had two semifinal finishes in successive editions of the Uber Cup to clinch two bronze medals in 2014 and 2016
Last year, both the men's and women's teams signed off their campaigns at the quarterfinal stage.
This time, India boasts of a strong men's team comprising world number 9 Sen, world number 11 Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy, ranked 23rd in the world, in singles.
The doubles will be led by world number 9 pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, while the combination of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila
And that of Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala are also part of the team.
Defending champion Indonesia are the most successful team in the Thomas Cup with 14 men's titles, while China has 15 Uber Cup crowns in their kitty.