New Delhi, June 21: 23-member Indian team is ready for the upcoming Asian Junior Badminton Championship to be help in Suzhou, China from July 20 in the next month. Badminton Association of India yesterday named 23-member squad for the tournament.
Manipur’s Maisnam Luwang will spearhead the boys’ singles challenge. He has amassed an impressive total of 1000 points by virtue of a fine run in the domestic circuit. The girls’ team will be spearheaded by Malvika Bansod of the Airport Authority of India who has topped the list with 1000 points.
India’s challenge in the boy’s doubles will be spearheaded by Ishaan Bhatnagar and Vishnuvardhan Goud while Aditi Bhatt and Tanisha Crasto will lead women’s doubles. In-form pair of K Dingku Sing and Ritika Thakkar will be India’s mainstay in the mixed doubles event. The cumulative ranking points from the two all India Junior Ranking tournaments held in Chennai and Trivandrum in the month of May were considered for selecting the squad.