Indian Badminton League: World star Lee Chong Wei set for Mumbai Masters debut

Malaysian ace Lee Chong Wei, who missed the first two matches for Mumbai Masters, is a key factor in their clash against Delhi Smashers in Mumbai on Tuesday.

updated: August 19, 2013 13:17 IST
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Mumbai: With a fit-again world number one men's singles player Lee Chong Wei available to play, Mumbai Masters will have the edge when they take on Delhi Smashers in their Indian Badminton League clash here on Tuesday.

Malaysian ace Lee, who missed the Masters' first two ties against Bangalore Beats and Pune Pistons, practised on Sunday evening evening soon after his arrival and the World Championship runner-up's availability has propped up the hopes of his team.

In the absence of the Olympic silver-medallist, who has been signed for USD 135,000, Mumbai fielded Russian champion Vladimir Ivanov in the singles.

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