Mention fundamental rules of Badminton.
(i) In this game, the player hits the shuttle¬cock back and forth over the net with a racket.
(ii) Badminton is played in singles, doubles and mix doubles.
(iii) There are two ways to win a rally; getting the shuttle-cock to hit the opponents side court or forcing.opponent to commit a fault.
(iv) A fault occurs when the shuttle-cock is hit out of bounds; touches the court; does not go over the net; touches a player or his clothes; infringement of rules, etc.
(v) A game consists of 21 points continuous scoring, in the best of three games (all categories according to new rules). A winner is one who wins games.
(vi) In case of tie at 20th point then difference of two points will be considered for deciding game.
(vii) Continuous point scoring is followed according to new rules; the player who is serving if looses the ralley, then he will loose the right to serve as well as one point.
(viii) The points are told as ‘love all’ in the beginning. In singles game, all even points services are done from right side of the half court and all odd point services are done from left side of own court.
(ix) Change of sides are done after each game and also on the 11th points in the final game.