Indian Badminton League: Lee Chong Wei, Tine Baun lead Mumbai to 4-1 victory vs Delhi

The duo won their respective singles ties and teamed up together in mixed doubles as the Masters out played the Smashers.

updated: August 21, 2013 00:54 IST
  • Total Shares

Mumbai: World number 1 Lee Chong Wei and former women's world number 1 Tine Baun powered Mumbai Masters to a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Krissh Delhi Smashers in the Indian Badminton League at the NSCI Stadium courts here on Tuesday.

Lee eased his way past his compatriot Daren Liew in the first men's singles before All England women's champion Tine Baun followed suit to provide a flying 2-0 start to Mumbai. (IBL Day 6, as it happened)

Lee, who missed Mumbai's first two ties against Banga Beats and Pune Pistons as he joined the team just before this clash, raced away to a 21-12, 21-16 victory over Liew, ranked world number 17, in 35 minutes to help the hosts take a 1-0 lead. (In Pics: Mumbai rout Delhi)

Show Full Article
  • Badminton
  • Saina Nehwal
  • Sania Mirza