Badminton Asia Championships 2022: India’s two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu brought tears to her eyes as she dreamed of winning the Asian Badminton Championships (BAC) after her umpire’s “inappropriate” decision in the middle of her semi-final match against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi upset her rhythm. go to pieces.
When Sindhu was leading 14-11 in the second game after winning the first game, she was fined a point for taking too much time while serving. The 26-year-old from Hyderabad lost her momentum after that and eventually lost 21-13, 19-21, 16-21. In this way, he had to be satisfied with the bronze medal, which is his second medal in this continental championship.
Sindhu said after the match, “The umpire told me that you are taking a lot of time but the opposition player was not ready at that time. But the umpire suddenly gave him the point and it was really unfair. I think it is my loss.” There was a reason.”
He continued, “I mean to say that I think so because the score at that time was 14-11 and it could have been 15-11. But instead it went to 14-12. After that he kept scoring points. Me I think it was very unfair. I might have won the match and played in the final.”
Sindhu said, “I spoke to the chief referee, he came and he said that the decision has already been taken. As the chief referee, you need to at least make sure that what was the mistake. Seeing the replays, he got to know about it,” Sindhu said. Should have decided.”
On the other hand, Sindhu’s father PV Ramana said that Sindhu is very disappointed with this decision. Ramanna told PTI, “She was confident of winning gold this time and that’s why she is very disappointed. She was crying when she spoke to me but I told her to forget what happened.”
This batsman, who hit 8 sixes in an over, will return to the England team, played the last international match in 2019