The world quantity 14 Indian claimed the primary sport of his third and remaining spherical robin match however his opponents, positioned 8 within the BWF rankings, rallied to win the following two video games and seal the problem in his favour.
The boys’s singles Group B match lasted one hour and 5 minutes.
Each gamers entered the inconsequential match with a 2-2 head-to-head document.
Srikanth’s hopes of creating the semifinals had been dashed after he had misplaced to World No.12 Wang Tzu Wei on Thursday.
However similar to in his match in opposition to Tzu Wei, Srikanth started on a robust notice and took the lead within the first set with out a lot effort. Nevertheless, he failed to duplicate his type of the primary sport within the the rest of the match and ultimately bowed out with a defeat.
World champion PV Sindhu, who can be out of the knockouts reckoning, is scheduled to play Thailand’s Chochuwong Pornpawee in her remaining outing of the distinguished event.
Chochuwong had crushed world primary Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan 21-17 21-11 on Thursday to qualify for the knockout stage.