ISC BADMINTON TOURNAMENT: JARNAIL-BHALLA DUO IN MEN’S A SEMIFINALS

The duo of Jarnail Singh and Bishen Singh Bhalla entered the semifinals of the men’s A doubles event at the annual badminton tournament organised by Indian Social Club (ISC) Muscat with a close win over the fourth-seeded pair of Shibu John and Jahi on Sunday.

In the quarterfinal match, Jarnail and Bhalla won with a 16-21, 22-20, 21-18 scoreline.

The top-seeded pair of Percy Pereira and P T Francis won 21-7, 21-7 against P M Faigee and Nimala in the opening round of the men’s doubles event.

Other results: Men’s doubles (first round): Manoj Varghese and Mathew Thomas beat Shivadas P and Sajeev S 21-14, 21-17; Errol D’Souza and Shabaz Nasar beat Ameenuddin and Sul Alwin 21-13, 21-15; Ronnie Pereira and Dominic Kennedy beat Anil Mathew and Vishnu Vijayan 21-16, 21-5; Vinod Abraham and Vineesh Mathew beat V A Francis and Abu Mathew 21-15, 21-17.