The Indian team will begin their BWF Thomas and Uber cup finals 2022 campaign on May 8 with the men’s team taking on Germany in their first Group C fixture.
The Indian team will begin their BWF Thomas and Uber cup finals 2022 campaign on May 8 with the men’s team taking on Germany in their first Group C fixture while the women’s team will meet Canada in the Group D match-up later in the day. The biennial international tournament will feature some of the world’s best shuttlers in action from May 8-14. It marks the 32nd running of the Thomas and 29th edition of the Uber cup, which have histories dating back to 1949 and 1957 respectively. Indonesia are the most successful team in the Thomas Cup with 14 titles, while China are the most successful team in the Uber Cup with 15 titles. Indonesia and China won the Thomas Cup and uber Cup respectively in Aarhus, Denmark, last October.
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The 16 teams competing in the tournament are divided into four groups of four teams each. All teams will compete in three games against the other teams in their respective groups and the top two teams at the end of the group stage will progress to the knockout stage. The Indian men have been clubbed alongside fourth seed Chinese Taipei, Germany and Canada. As for the Indian women’s team, they have been placed in Group D alongside South Korea, Canada and the United States. Lakshya Sen and PV Sindhu are the starPV players in the Indian contingent which also includes former world No. Kidambi Srikanth, All England open women’s doubles semi-finalists Gayatri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly. Unati Hood, who made history after becoming the youngest Indian Badminton player to be selected for the Asian Games at 14, is also a part of the Uber Cup squad.
The 2022 BWF Thomas and Uber Cup finals will commence on May 08 and end on May 15.
May 08: India vs Germany 7:30 PM IST
May 09: India vs Canada 12:30 PM IST
May 11: India vs Chinese Taipei 12:30 PM IST
Quarter-finals: May 12- 12:30 PM IST and 5:30 PM IST
Semi-finals: May 13- 4:30 PM IST
Final: May 15- 11:30 AM IST
May 08: India vs Canada 5:30 PM IST
May 10: India vs United States 7:30AM IST
May 11: India vs South Korea 7:30 PM IST
Quarter-finals: May 12- 7:30 AM IST and 12:30 PM IST
Semi-finals: May 13- 10:30 AM IST
Final: May 14- 11:30 AM IST
Fans in India can watch the 2022 BWF Thomas and Uber Cup finals LIVE on sports 18 in India.