Badminton: Thomas cup tournament begins today

Bangkok: Thomas cup Badminton tournament is set to begin today in Thailand, Bangkok.
Thailand is hosting the tournament for the first time.

In Group A, India has been clubbed with Australia, France and China.

In the last three editions of the tournament, India has not been able to make it to the knockout stage

The last time India played the quarterfinals was in 2010 at Malaysia.

HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Lakshya Sen will lead the challenge in the singles, while national champions double pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy and young combo Arjun MR and Ramchandran Shlok will have the responsibility of secure wins in doubles. (ANI)