MUMBAI ROCKETS will look to continue their unbeaten run against Chennai Smashers tonight in Bengaluru in the match no. 13 of Premier Badminton League.
Mumbai have already qualified for the semi-finals while Chennai need to earn some crucial points to book their place.
The Trump match still continues to be there. Each team strategically selects one of the 5 matches that they play in a Tie as their Trump match. In a Trump match, a victory gives the team a bonus point and a loss gives it a negative point.
The difference is in the point system, from 15 points it is now 11 points game which will make it tricky and challenging for the teams.
TFG analyses and predicts the winner of the match based on a possible line-up of players, as the teams have to announce their team and Trump match only an hour before the game.
MUMBAI ROCKETS vs CHENNAI SMASHERS
The following shuttlers are likely to play against each other in their respective categories; men's singles: Ajay Jayaram (Mumbai) vs Tommy Sugiarto (Chennai); women's singles: Sung Ji Hyun (Mumbai) vs PV Sindhu (Chennai); men's doubles: Lee Yong Dae/Nipithphon (Mumbai) vs Mads Kolding/Chris Adcock (Chennai); mixed doubles: Lee Yong/Zieba (Mumbai) vs Adcock couple (Chennai); men's doubles: HS Prannoy (Mumbai) vs Parupalli Kashyap (Chennai).
It remains to be seen which matches each team will nominate as their Trump match.
Rockets likely to keep their record of undefeated team in PBL.