SHILLONG: World’s top-ranked players Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and a host of renowned shuttlers have been named to represent the country in the upcoming 12th SAG scheduled to be held here.
In a release by Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta, President BAI and Chairman GTCC, listed the players, which includes Saina, Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Ajay Jayaram.
The team championship for men and women will be held on league basis on February 6 and 7. The semifinals and the finals will be held on February 8.
The individual events, men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles and doubles and mixed doubles will be held on February 9 and 10.
Eight men’s teams and seven women’s teams are participating in the team event.
Mens singles: Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth, H.S. Prannoy, Ajay Jayaram.
Women’s singles: Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu, Ruthvika Shivani, P.C. Thulasi.
Men’s doubles: Manu Atri and Sumeeth Reddy, Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar.
Women’s doubles: Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, Sikki Reddy and K Maneesha.
Coaches: Tan Kim Her, Vijaydeep Singh, Amrish Shinde, Ravikanth Singla.