Ok V S Krishna is an escatic man. Father of India’s latest Badminton Thomas Cup champion Kidambi Srikant, Krishna didn’t watch the second his son and his teammates made historical past. ‘I’m too nervous to observe his matches. I solely comply with the rating on an app,” Krishna advised CNN News18 over a telephone name from his native residence in Guntur.
His telephone has not stopped ringing since Srikant sealed the ultimate factors to make sure a 3-0 win for India on the Thomas cup. Krishna says he had not obtained an opportunity to talk to his son even 3 hours after the win as a result of he was busy with interviews and celebrations. However he and his spouse are getting ready a homely welcome for his or her youthful son. “A meal of aloo fry and dinner at his favorite restaurant,” Krishna advised news18 when requested how the household plans to have fun when Srikant returns.
Coach P Gopichand, recognized to be a strict disciplinarian agrees. “They deserve a break from the coaching, from the strict weight loss plan, from the routine. They deserve a break day to have fun,” he says earlier than including, “however there isn’t a lot time left earlier than the subsequent large event.”
Lakshaya Sen’s mom Nirmala is planning to chop a cake to have fun the massive win. She too had not obtained an opportunity to talk to Lakshaya for hours. “His father is there. We are going to take them each on a zoom name and lower a cake,” Nirmala Sen mentioned.
Kidambi Srikant, Lakshay Sen, Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy ensured a straight 3-0 win for India in opposition to 14 occasions champion Indonesia. M R Arjun, Dhruv Kapila and H S Pranoy had been additionally a part of the staff that ensured India gained the World Cup model of Badminton for the primary time ever.
PM Modi congratulated the staff over a telephone name after the win. The successful staff advised the PM that after the Quarter Closing win they believed they might defeat any staff within the championship.