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22 occasions, 5 months, continuous journey: Indian shuttlers slam BWF after new 2020 tournaments calendar

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Based on the brand new schedule, tournaments in New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and India have been rescheduled, whereas the season resumes in August with two BWF Tour Tremendous 100 occasions in Hyderabad (Aug. 11-16) and Lingshui (Aug. 25-30).

(Parupalli Kashyap Twitter picture)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • BWF on Friday introduced a brand new 2020 tournaments calendar
  • Indian shuttlers took to Twitter and hit out on the BWF for cramped schedule
  • Parupalli Kashyap additionally identified that the BWF scheduled 2 occasions on identical dates

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Friday introduced a brand new 2020 tournaments calendar on Friday after the Covid-19 disaster led to suspension of the season. Nevertheless, a few of the Indian shuttlers criticized the brand new cramped schedule, mentioning the very fact they might be required to journey constantly for five months.

Parupalli Kashyap was the primary Indian shutter to take to Twitter and say that the worldwide federation has scheduled 22 occasions in 5 months though the gamers haven’t been capable of apply open air as a result of Covid-19 lockdown.

Kashyap additionally tagged different shuttlers, together with former world No, 1 Viktor Axelson, Carolina Marin, and others and requested for his or her ideas on the revamped calendar.

Kashyap additionally identified that the BWF scheduled the Indonesia Open and Syed Modi India Worldwide on the identical dates.

HS Prannoy responded to Kashayp’s tweet and sarcastically wrote, “good job BWF”. Sai Praneeth, too, took a dig on the federation.

Based on the brand new schedule, tournaments in New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and India have been rescheduled, whereas the season resumes in August with two BWF Tour Tremendous 100 occasions in Hyderabad (Aug. 11-16) and Lingshui (Aug. 25-30).

The season-ending World Tour Finals in Guangzhou, China has been pushed again by every week and can now end on Dec. 20 whereas the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals in Aarhus was postponed to Oct. 3-11 final month.

“It’s a condensed calendar however we’re assured this offers the framework to permit us to begin once more when it’s secure and logistically doable,” BWF secretary basic Thomas Lund mentioned in a press release.

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