Indonesian men’s singles Christian Adinata grateful to be able to bring Merah Putih to win over South Korea in Badminton Asia Team Championship (BATC) 2022. He won after being tense.
Christian became the winner in the Indonesia versus South Korea match which took place in Selangor, Malaysia on Thursday (17/2/2022).
It can not be separated from the previous results. Indonesia, which opened the victory in the first party through the appearance of Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo, then lost in the next two matches. This situation also makes Indonesia behind 1-2.
Leo Rolly Carnando/Daniel Martin then made Red and White equalize after winning. Indonesia vs South Korea score becomes 2-2.
Leo Rolly Carnando/Daniel Martin in action. Photo: Doc. PP PBSI
The results in the fourth party became a separate motivation for Christian. Evidently, he managed to answer the challenge. Facing Jeong Min Sun, the player ranked 203 in the world won with a score of 21-19, 11-21, 21-17.
“Earlier, the start in the first game was not good and there were many mistakes until I fell behind 3-11. But the longer the feeling I can come back. I can slowly catch up and finally win,” he said about the course of the match, “Christian said in a PBSI release, Thursday. 17/2/2022).
“Praise God, I was able to finish the match and there were no injuries. It’s nice to be able to play optimally and contribute points, although tense but finally able to overcome it,” he said.
Pram/Yere Disappointed Can’t Contribute Points for Indonesia vs South Korea
Meanwhile, Pramudya Kusumawardana/Yeremia Erich Yoche Yacob Rambitan admitted that he was disappointed after failing to contribute points. They surrendered to Jin Yong / Na Sung Seung, 10-21, 19-21 after playing 31 minutes.
“Disappointed that I couldn’t contribute points for Indonesia. After failing against Hong Kong, we now lost again. What is certain is that I learned a lot when I was at BATC for the first time. It turns out that the mental pressure of playing in teams is different from that in the individual championship,” said Yeremia. .
After losing badly in the first game, in the second game Pramudya/Jeremiah actually started to find a form of play. They can catch up to numbers 19-20. However, Pramudya’s mistake was unable to cross the shuttlecock, ending the match.
“The defeat was, frankly, because we have not been able to adapt to the field and the shuttlecock. The atmosphere has not been able to. We are also not calm and eager to get points immediately to win. We played too passionately,” said Jeremiah.
Ikhsan Leonardo Immanuel Rumbay said the same thing, who was defeated by Kim Joo Wan in the third party. Despite struggling, Ikhsan had to admit the superiority of his opponent with a score of 18-21, 14-21.
“I was just not consistent. In the first game I was able to excel, but then I made a lot of mistakes. In the second game, I was too far behind,” said Ikhsan.