Anurag Thakur offers a monetary prize of Rs 1 crore for the Indian men's team for winning the Thomas Cup.

India defeated Indonesia 14-time champions in the Thomas Cup final on Sunday . India finished second in Group C behind Chinese Taipei to qualify for the knockout phase .

New Delhi (India), May 15 : Anurag Thakur, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, thanked the Indian mens badminton team for defeating Indonesia 14-time champions in the Thomas Cup final on Sunday, winning the tournaments for the first time in the tournament's 70-plus year history.In 1952, 1955, and 1979, the Indian men made it to the Uber Cup top-four in 2014 and 2016.#IndiaSports is proud to announce a cash award of Rs 1 crore to the team in recognition of this spectacular feat after winning their first #ThomasCup 2022.Team India is a must-see organization.He twisted it.

Lakshya Sen secured the first point for India in the tie after defeating Anthony Ginting 8-21, 21-17, and 21-16 in the first period, playing fast, accurate, and extremely dangerous in the second period, winning the game in only 17 minutes.But Lakshya Sen came back to defeat in the second round by winning it 21-17, and then 12-14.Sen continued his comeback by defeating Mohammad Ahsan and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo in the second round of the tie, winning it 8-21, 21-17, and 21-16.Indians won the decisive game, 18-21, 23-21, 21-19, respectively, and clinched the match and final by defeating Indonesias Jonatan Christie in the second round, 23-21.