Top seed Saina Nehwal, who is desperately looking for a win to boost her confidence after recovering from a knee surgery which derailed her Rio Olympics campaign lat year, spanked Thailand's Chasinee Korepap 21-9 21-8 in a lop-sided contest.
Virat Kohli leads his upbeat side to the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, hoping to seal off the series with another masterful all-round display. But chasing down massive totals cannot be taken for granted every time.
Reacting to the Virat Kohli's superlative show in Pune, star England batsman Root lavished praise on his peer. The right-hander termed Kohli has the best run-chaser in the game and expressed his desire of chatting with the Indian in order to get a greater insight into batting.