After defeating record champions Indonesia, the Indian badminton team makes history by winning the Thomas Cup for the first time.

India made history by winning Thomas Cup 2022 final at Impact Arena in Bangkok . No Indian team has ever reached the final of the tournament in its 70-year history .

Bangkok (Thailand), May 15 : The Indian badminton team made history on Sunday by winning the Thomas Cup 2022 final at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, by 3-0 for their first appearance in the tournament.In its 70-year history, no Indian team has ever reached the final of the Thomas and Uber Cup.Indian men reached the Thomas Cup semi-finals in 1952, 1955, and 1979, while the womens team advanced to the Uber Cup top-four in 2014 and 2016 by finishing second in Group C after finishing second behind Chinese Taipei, where they qualified for the knockout stage, where they faced strong Malaysian and Danish teams in the quarter-finals and semifinals, respectively.Lakshya Sen took the first point for India after defeating Anthony Ginting 8-21, 21-17, 21 But Lakshya Sen responded amazingly well in the second game to take the match to the decider, winning it 8-21, 21-17, and 21-16.In the second game of the tie, the Indonesian scratch pairing of Mohammad Ahsan and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo got off to a good start by winning the match 8-21, 21-17, and 21-16.Indians defeated Indonesias Jonatan Christie 21-15 in the third round of the tie and clinched the match and final by winning the second round 23-21.Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, and other Indians have all contributed to the tournament's success.