In the men’s team event, Srikanth Kidambi started the match against Dinuka Karunaratne, after dropping the first game Srikanth made comeback to win the next two consecutive games and the match 17-21, 21-15, 21-11 in 55 minutes.

Siril Varma was declared a winner in the next singles game as his opponent Sachin Premashan retired mid-match (21-17,11-5) India went on to take 2-0 lead.

India conceded a point when doubles pair Arjun George and Sanyam Shukla lost a close game 18-21, 21-14, 11-21 to Sachin Premashan A Vidange and B Tharindu Goonathilake.

However, in the next doubles match, Krishna Garanga and Dhruv Kapila gave India a winning lead when they registered a convincing 21-14, 21-18 win over Dinuka Karunaratne and Hasitha Chanaka and ensured a 3-1 win for India.

Congratulating the team on their gold medal win, BAI President, Himanta Biswa Sarma said, " Team Gold Medals are always special and I am confident that the Indian contingent will surpass the previous edition's performance."

"Double gold win will give the team the right impetus as the individual games start and I wish the Indian Contingent all the best for their upcoming matches, said BAI General Secretary, Ajay K Singhania.