Latest updates as PV Sindhu takes on Spain's Carolina Marin for the Gold at Rio

Live Blog PV Sindhus quest for gold in womens badminton singles at Rio 2016
Blog Live Blog Friday, August 19, 2016 - 18:44

Congratulation pour in for Sindhu as she wins country's first ever silver in olympics badminton.

Also read: PV Sindhu makes country proud, first Indian woman to win an individual Olympics Silver

8:58pm - 21-15, Marin WINS. Gold for Marin, Silver for Sindhu

8:57pm - 20-15, Marin leads

8:56pm - 20-14, Marin leads

8:55pm - 18-14, Marin leads

8:52pm - 17-14, Marin leads

8:52pm - 16-14, Marin leads

8:52pm - 16-13, Marin leads

8:50pm - 15-12, Marin leads

8:49pm - 15-11, Marin leads

8:48pm - 14-10, Marin leads - after review

8:47pm - 13-10, Marin leads

8:46pm - 12-10, Marin leads

8:43pm - 11-10, Marin leads - Marin seems to have a small leg injury - small break

​8:42pm - 10-10 SINDHU IS BACK!

8:41pm - 10-9, Marin leads, Marin misses a shot

8:40pm - 10-8, Marin leads, Sindhu hits it too long - Shuttle change

8:40pm - 9-8, Marin leads

8:39pm - 9-7, Marin leads, winner by Sindhu

8:39pm - 9-6, Marin leads, net error by Marin

8:38pm - 9-5, Marin leads

8:37pm - 9-4, Marin leads

8:37pm - 8-4, Marin leads

8:35pm - 7-3, Marin leads

8:34pm - 6-3, Marin leads, misses the shot

8:33pm - 6-2, Marin leads, Marin hit it wide

8:33pm - Sindhu consults with coach

8:33pm - 6-1, Marin leads - shuttle change

8:32pm - 5-1, Marin leads

8:32pm - 4-1, Marin leads

8:31pm - 3-1, Marin leads

8:30pm - 2-1, Marin leads, Sindhu forces a net error

8:25 - 21-12 - Marin wins the game. Match -  1 all

8:25pm - 20-12, game point Marin

8:24pm - 19-12 Marin leads, net error by Marin

8:23pm - 19-11 Marin leads

8:23pm - 18-11 Marin leads

8:22pm - 18-10 Marin leads

8:22pm - 18-9 Marin leads

8:21pm - 17-9, Marin leads, net error by Sindhu

8:20pm - 16-9 Marin leads

8:20pm - 16-8 Marin leads

8:19pm - 15-8, Marin leads

8:18pm - 15-7, Marin leads, Sindhu misses the shot

8:18pm - 14-7, Marin leads, Sindhu inches closer

8:17pm - 14-6, Marin leads

8:16pm - 13-6 after review, Marin leads

8:15pm - 13-5, Marin leads, Net fault. Shuttle change

8:15pm - 12-5, Marin leads

8:15pm 12-4,  Marin leads

8:14pm - 11-4, Marin leads

8:13pm - 11-3, Marin leads, Marin misses the shot

8:12pm - 11-2 Marin leads, Sindhu talks to her coach Gopi

8:11pm Sindhu's father has arrived at the Hyderabad academy.

8:11pm - 10-2 Marin leads

8:10pm - 9-2 Marin leads, Sindhu hit it in the net

8:10pm - 8-2 Marin leads, Marin misses the shot

8:09pm - 7-2 Marin leads, Sindhu hit it short

8:09pm - 6-2 Marin leads, Marin misses the shot

8:08pm - 6-1 Marin leads, Sindhu hit it long

8:07pm - 5-1 Marin leads, Sindhu could not get to it

8:07pm - 4-1 Marin leads, Marin hit it long

8:06pm - 4-0 Marin leads, Sindhu makes a net error

8:06pm - 3-0 Marin leads, Sindhu could not get the shot

8:05pm - 2-0 Marin leads

8:04pm - 1-0 Marin leads

8:04pm - The next game is going to begin.

GAME FOR SINDHU!!! 21-19, Sindhu wins the first set

8:02pm - 19-20 Sindhu LEADS!!!!!!!

8:01pm - 19 All!!!!!!!!! Sindhu! Sindhu!

8:00pm - 19-18, Marin leads

8:00pm - 19-17, Marin leads!

7:59pm - 19-16 Marin leads. Come on Sindhu, come on 

7:58pm - 18-16! Marin leads. What a close miss that was to 17-all

7:56m - What a rally!! 49 shots! And Sindhu wins! 17-16 Marin leads

7:55pm - 17-15, Marin leads - Marin asked for the court to be wiped

7:54pm - 16-15, Marin leads!

7:53pm - 16-13 Marin leads

7:53pm - 15-12 Marin leads

7:52pm - 15-11, Marin leads

7:51pm - 14-11, Marin leads!

7:50pm - Sindhu forces a net error, 13-10 Marin leads

7:48pm - 12-9 Marin leads!

7:45pm - At mid-game interval, Marin leads 11-6.

7:44pm 10-6 Marin! Crowd is cheering hard for India and PV Sindhu. 

7:43: 8-5 Marin

7.42pm - 5-3 ! PV Sindu forces an error

7.41pm - It's 3-2 ! Marin leads

7.40pm -It's 3-2 ! Marin leads

7.38pm - PV Sindu wins third point 2-1

7.36pm - PV Sindhu to serve. Play to start.

7:34pm - Both players enter the court, start warm up. Sindhu loses the coin toss

7:20pm - Fans gather at Delhi's CP central park to watch PV Sindhu play

 

7:15pm - All members of the Indian contingent have been asked to cheer for PV Sindhu, players have started arriving at the stadium

7:09pm - Indian men’s hockey team to cheer for Sindhu at the badminton finals in Rio

7:06pm -  More wishes for PV Sindhu

 

7:05pm - At the Gopichand academy, all news channels have arrived. A special screening of the match has been arranged in the academy by the govt.

Gagan Narang 2012 bronze winner, Tollywood actor Sudheer Babu are also present​

 

7:00pm - PV Sindhu's match has been delayed due to the ongoing men's singles 2nd semifinal match, we will keep you posted on the new timings.

 

Wishes pouring in for PV Sindhu!

Trivia: In the last six meetings in major competitions, Marin has beaten Sindhu four times

 

6:50pm - Excitement in the air at Gopichand academy. School kids, friends and family in attendance to watch the match

6:45pm -  Here is how it looks at the Gopichand academy at Hyderabad

6:40pm - All set guys, few more minutes and the match will be on. All the best Sindhu!

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