Badminton Association of India (BAI) has reached out to the world body, Badminton World Federation (BWF), seeking clarity on the qualification scenario for its shuttlers after the Malaysian Open was postponed on Friday.

“It’s really unfortunate that the crucial qualifier had to be postponed in this way, but that is the time we live in now. Though four of our players have already qualified, and there are a few more including Saina [Nehwal] and [Kidambi] Srikanth who can still make it,” BAI General Secretary Ajay Singhania said in a media release on Friday.

Indians who have already made the cut for the Olympics include P.V. Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth and the men’s doubles pairing of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy.

Malaysia Open postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic; huge blow for Saina, Srikanth


“With the postponement of Malaysia Open, the qualification hopes of remaining…

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