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Pullela Gopichand

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Pullela Gopichand


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New Zealand vs South Africa Test

Seddon Park, Hamilton ,3/25/2017, 03:30 (IST)

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh ODI

Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Rangiri ,3/28/2017, 14:30 (IST)


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Afghanistan vs Ireland ODI

Greater Noida Sports Complex Ground, Greater Noida ,3/24/2017, 09:30 (IST)

Afghanistan beat Ireland by 7 wickets

India vs Australia Test

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala ,3/25/2017, 09:30 (IST)

India beat Australia by 8 wickets

About Pullela Gopichand


Pullela GopichandI is an Indian Badminton player. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001 defeating Chen Hong of China in the finals by 15-12,15-6. He became the second Indian to achieve this feat after Prakash Padukone, who won it in 1980.   He was awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for the year 2000-2001. But later on, his game was affected due to injuries and his ranking dropped to 126 in the year 2003.   In the year 2002, he refused to endorse a soft drink major as it meant that he would be encouraging people to consume a product which he himself thought was unsafe. In 2005, he was awarded the Padma Shri. Now, he runs the Pullela Gopichand badminton academy.   He is now a very renowned coach who is the main force behind the emergence of new star in Indian Badminton Saina Nehwal.

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