On 3 to 11 October, the Badminton Association of India will select the team for the Thomas and Uber Cup going to be held in Aarhus in a day or two. 10 shuttlers will be selected in the male and female category. Due to COVID-19, the selection of the team will be done on the basis of BWF ranking.
All the top players including PV Sindhu, K Srikkanth and Saina Nehwal are ready to play. A proposal to start the camp of all these 20 shuttlers from September 8 will be given by the Federation to the Sports Authority of India. According to the sources of Badminton Association of India, the World Badminton Federation wants the country to participate in this prestigious tournament. The Badminton Association of India has also been asked to impose visas on behalf of the organizers.
According to the ranking, Saina’s husband P Kashyap has a stake in the team. The problems of joining their camp will also end. Federation is going to propose camps in Gopichand and Prakash Padukone Academy. Thomas and Uber Cup have the status of Team World Championship. With this, the top player is ready to play.