Hislop College came from behind and gave a brilliant fightback to Dr Ambedkar College, to win the title 3-1 in the Inter-College Badminton tournament for the third year in succession at the Nagpur University’s Subhedar Hall here on Sunday September 27th 2015.
Hislop College lost the first singles, however did not give up hope and fought back to register a win against the Ambedkar College.
Yash Khandelwal of Hisplo College lost to Akash Joshi 15-21, 21-17, 15-21 in a three game affair. However in the second singles, Gaurav Rege won against the left-hander Kushal Raut 21-13, 21-12 to avenge Yash Khandelwal’s defeat. In the doubles, Gaurav Rege and Pratik Bode pair from Hislop College won against the Akash and Kushal pair 21-9, 21-11 to take a 2-1 lead in favour of Hislop College.
Finally, It was Pratik of Hislop College who ended the issue for Hislop with a straight-game victory over Surendra Tole 21-3, 21-10 in the third singles.
In the semifinals encounter, Hislop won against Ramdeobaba College of Engineering 3-0, while Ambedkar College won against the Ambedkar Management Studies College 3-2.