- April 30, 2023 19:31MATCH REPORT
- April 30, 2023 19:27Time for the medal ceremony
Losing semifinalists - Chinese Taipei’s Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin and Japan’s Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi - take the bronze medal. Silved medal goes to Malaysia’s Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi. And the gold medal goes to the new Asian champions - Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty of India!
- April 30, 2023 19:18THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 21-19 Ong-Teo
Body smash from Satwik to end the proceedings!!! Satwik and Chirag are the new Asian Champions!
- April 30, 2023 19:17THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 20-19 Ong-Teo
And the Malaysians have saved two of them. Can they save the third?
- April 30, 2023 19:16THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 20-17 Ong-Teo
Cross-court smash from Chirag. Three championship points!
- April 30, 2023 19:16THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 19-17 Ong-Teo
Kill from Chirag takes the Indians within two points of the title.
- April 30, 2023 19:15THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 18-17 Ong-Teo
Great interception at the net from Teo to win the point and keep Malaysia’s hopes alive.
- April 30, 2023 19:14THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 18-16 Ong-Teo
Cross-court return from Ong goes wide. Finishing line in sight for the men in yellow.
- April 30, 2023 19:14THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 17-16 Ong-Teo
Ong nets a return and Indians take the lead.
- April 30, 2023 19:13THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 16-16 Ong-Teo
Quick kill from Chirag to level the score.
- April 30, 2023 19:13THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 15-16 Ong-Teo
Epic rally and the Malaysians come out on top with Teo hitting a body shot at Satwik.
- April 30, 2023 19:11THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 14-15 Ong-Teo
Three in a row for the Indians. It is not over yet!
- April 30, 2023 19:10THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 11-15 Ong-Teo
Body smash on Satwik by Ong.
- April 30, 2023 19:09THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 11-14 Ong-Teo
Smash down the middle from Chirag. Still, a three-point gap.
- April 30, 2023 19:08THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 10-13 Ong-Teo
Teo changes the direction of attack and goes cross-court, catching Chirag off-guard.
- April 30, 2023 19:07THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 9-11 Ong-Teo
Deep flick serve from Teo, Chirag tracks back, loses balance but luckily for him, it is long and the point goes to the Indians.
- April 30, 2023 19:05THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 8-11 Ong-Teo
A three-point lead for the Malaysians going into the final mid-game interval.
- April 30, 2023 19:04THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 8-10 Ong-Teo
Chirag smashes one into the net. Another error that could have been avoided.
- April 30, 2023 19:04THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 8-9 Ong-Teo
Challenge from the Malaysians but the original decision stands. The return from Ong was long and landed beyond the baseline.
- April 30, 2023 19:03THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 7-9 Ong-Teo
Backhand return from Satwik goes wide.
- April 30, 2023 19:02THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 6-8 Ong-Teo
Service error from Teo.
- April 30, 2023 19:01THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 5-8 Ong-Teo
Another from the back of the court by Satwik. Three-point advantage for the Malaysians.
- April 30, 2023 19:00THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 5-7 Ong-Teo
Ong keeps the point going despite losing balance and wins it as Chirag hits the smash into the net.
- April 30, 2023 19:00THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 5-6 Ong-Teo
Drive from the back of the court from Satwik hits the top of the net.
- April 30, 2023 18:58THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 5-4 Ong-Teo
Easy smash for Chirag to finish the point.
- April 30, 2023 18:58THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 4-4 Ong-Teo
Rocket return from Teo and Chirag is unable to react in time.
- April 30, 2023 18:56THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 2-2 Ong-Teo
Cross-court drive from Chirag, Teo out of position and sends the return off the court.
- April 30, 2023 18:55THIRD GAME: Satwik-Chirag 0-1 Ong-Teo
Final game begins with a service error from Chirag.
- April 30, 2023 18:53SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 21-17 Ong-Teo
Error from Teo! Satwik and Chirag take the second game and take this to a decider!
- April 30, 2023 18:52SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 20-17 Ong-Teo
Excellent overhead return from Chirag to quickly kill the point. Three game points.
- April 30, 2023 18:51SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 19-16 Ong-Teo
Weak return from Teo. Only goes as far as the net.
- April 30, 2023 18:50SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 18-15 Ong-Teo
Backhand return from Ong lands well wide.
- April 30, 2023 18:50SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 17-15 Ong-Teo
Lovely drop shot from Satwik after Chirag set up the point with a smash down the line.
- April 30, 2023 18:49SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 16-14 Ong-Teo
Another run of four straight points for the Indians.
- April 30, 2023 18:48SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 14-14 Ong-Teo
From 7-13 down, the Indians have levelled the score. Incredible turnaround.
- April 30, 2023 18:47SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 13-14 Ong-Teo
Great judgement from the Indian pair. Ong’s return lands long.
- April 30, 2023 18:47SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 12-14 Ong-Teo
A run of five straight points for the Indians ends as Chirag drives one into the net.
- April 30, 2023 18:45SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 11-13 Ong-Teo
Four consecutive points for the Indians. Now or never and they very well know it!
- April 30, 2023 18:44SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 9-13 Ong-Teo
Nice backhand kill, this time from Satwik.
- April 30, 2023 18:43SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 7-13 Ong-Teo
Easy kill for Teo. Six-point lead.
- April 30, 2023 18:42SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 7-11 Ong-Teo
Chirag finds the corner with a drive shot.
- April 30, 2023 18:41SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 6-11 Ong-Teo
Return from Satwik finds the net. Five-point lead for the Malaysians at the halfway stage in this second game.
- April 30, 2023 18:40SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 6-10 Ong-Teo
A flurry of smashes from Chirag after initially building the point with net shots. Cuts the deficit to four.
- April 30, 2023 18:39SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 5-10 Ong-Teo
Challenge from the Malaysians. They feel Ong’s smash caught the line but the hawk-eye shows they are wrong.
- April 30, 2023 18:38SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 4-9 Ong-Teo
Service error for height from Chirag.
- April 30, 2023 18:37SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 3-8 Ong-Teo
The Indians fail to finish the point and pay the price. Lead for Ong and Teo extends to five points.
- April 30, 2023 18:35SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 2-6 Ong-Teo
The momentum is clearly with the Malaysians. A simple cross-court drive from Teo catches Shetty on the wrong side at the back of the court.
- April 30, 2023 18:34SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 2-4 Ong-Teo
Great cross-court smash from Teo and Chirag is unable to lift it.
- April 30, 2023 18:32SECOND GAME: Satwik-Chirag 1-1 Ong-Teo
Nice hook smash from Shetty.
- April 30, 2023 18:31FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 16-21 Ong-Teo
What a rally! Teo twice dives to retrieve Chirag’s net shots before Ong somehow manages to land the shuttle inside the court while trying to return a smash from Satwik.
- April 30, 2023 18:29FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 16-20 Ong-Teo
Satwik and Chirag save two game points. Still, a long way to go.
- April 30, 2023 18:28FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 14-19 Ong-Teo
No relief for the Indians. Chirag nets a backhand as Malaysians move closer to taking the opener.
- April 30, 2023 18:26FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 13-18 Ong-Teo
Ong Yew Sin keeps the Indians guessing and eventually draws the error from Chirag. A commanding five-point lead for the Malaysians now.
- April 30, 2023 18:25FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 13-17 Ong-Teo
Make that five in a row. Quick kill from Teo.
- April 30, 2023 18:25FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 13-15 Ong-Teo
Three points on the trot for the Malaysians. Making a move here?
- April 30, 2023 18:23FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 13-12 Ong-Teo
Satwik blasts one smash into the court. And Chirag does the same in the next rally.
- April 30, 2023 18:22FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 11-11 Ong-Teo
Great backhand flick from Satwik.
- April 30, 2023 18:21FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 10-11 Ong-Teo
Chirag nets one return after doing well to stay in the rally. One-point lead for the Malaysians at the mid-game interval.
- April 30, 2023 18:19FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 9-9 Ong-Teo
Turning defence into attack with ease. Satwik and Chirag level the scores again. What a close start this has been!
- April 30, 2023 18:17FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 7-7 Ong-Teo
First challenge comes from the Indians but it is unsuccessful as the return from the Malaysians had caught the outer sideline.
- April 30, 2023 18:15FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 6-5 Ong-Teo
Unbelievable defence from the Indians. Ong kept on sending one smash after another from the net but Satwik and Chirag kept on lifting and eventually, Satwik’s return went over the Malaysians and landed inside the baseline.
- April 30, 2023 18:14FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 4-4 Ong-Teo
Satwik drives one into the net. Scores level.
- April 30, 2023 18:13FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 3-2 Ong-Teo
Superb smash from Satwik, aimed right at Ong’s feet and the Malaysian is unable to send the shuttle back.
- April 30, 2023 18:11FIRST GAME: Satwik-Chirag 1-1 Ong-Teo
Teo to serve first to Satwik. Chirag overhits a drive and first point goes to the Malaysians. However, the Indian pair equalises quickly.
- April 30, 2023 18:07Here we go!
The two finalists are on court now. The Malaysian pair in black jerseys and the Indians in yellow and white. Satwik and Chirag win the toss and choose side.
- April 30, 2023 17:54It’s time!
Final match of the day - the men’s doubles final - is about to begin.
- April 30, 2023 17:45The wait for gold medal
India has won only one gold medal at the Badminton Asia Championships which came in the 1965 edition in Lucknow when Dinesh Khanna beat Thailand’s Sangob Rattanusorn in the men’s singles final.
- April 30, 2023 17:33Head-to-head record
Played: 6 | Satwik-Chirag: 3 | Ong-Teo: 3
- April 30, 2023 17:22Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi’s run to the final
Semifinals - Won 21-16, 26-24 against Takuro Hoki/Yugo Kobayashi (Japan)
Quarterfinals - Won 22-20, 21-15 against Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto (Indonesia)
Second Round - Won 10-21, 21-15, 22-20 againstAyato Endo/Yuta Takei (Japan)
First Round - Won 12-21, 21-16, 21-12 against M.R. Arjun/Dhruv Kapila (India)
- April 30, 2023 17:16Satwik-Chirag’s run to the final
Semifinals - Won 21-18, 13-14 retd. against Lee Yang/Wang Chi-Lin (Chinese Taipei)
Quarterfinals - Won 21-11, 21-12 against Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan (Indonesia)
Second Round - Won 21-13, 21-11 against Jin Yong/Na Sung Seung (Korea)
First Round - Won 21-14, 21-17 against Tan Kian Meng/Tan Wee Kiong (Malaysia)
- April 30, 2023 15:40MATCH PREVIEW
India’s star men’s doubles duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty is on the verge of creating history as it stands a solid chance to be crowned Asian champion.
Satwik-Chirag will take on Malaysia’s world no. 8 combo of Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi in the summit clash.
India’s previous best in men’s doubles category at the continental event was a bronze medal-finish by Dipu Ghosh and Raman Ghosh in 1971.
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