What is the current scoring system in badminton?

What is the current scoring system in badminton?

A match consists of the best of 3 games of 21 points. Every time there is a serve – there is a point scored. The side winning a rally adds a point to its score. At 20 all, the side which gains a 2 point lead first, wins that game.

How many types of scoring are there in badminton?

BWF (Badminton World Federation) introduced different types of scoring systems which are discussed below. These are three different types of scoring system introduced by BWF.

What is the highest score in badminton?

However the maximum points for an official badminton game is 30 points. For example if both sides deuce at 29-29, the winner of the next rally will win the game at 30-29.

Where did the badminton 21 points scoring system started?

The scoring system was created around 1877 in British India along with the first written badminton rules. In this page i will cover the different point systems, so skip to the 21 points system if you want to learn only about the current scoring system.

What are the lines on a badminton court?

So just to be clear, a doubles service court is made from these four lines: The centre line. A doubles side line (outside side line) The front service line.

What are the two kinds of serve in badminton?

A badminton serve can be performed using 2 methods (high serve and low serve), depending on where you want the shuttlecock to land. There are certain rules that you must follow when making a service.

What are the lines for doubles badminton?

Doubles badminton is played with four players, or two on each side of the net. Unlike singles badminton, the boundaries of a doubles game are marked by the outer lines of the court. The one exception to this rule is that the server uses the inner back line. The net on a doubles badminton court is set at 5 feet high.

How does the new scoring system in badminton work?

The new scoring system brought a more aggressive style of play to Badminton. Now you can score during any point it awards those who take their chances. Players who are able to attack with consistency and speed most often win the rally.

What does rally point scoring mean in badminton?

Rally point scoring simply means every time a rally ends a point is scored by one player/pair or the other. The impact of this new scoring system was dramatic. In the past the Badminton scoring system awarded consistency of play and having a very solid defensive strategy.

How many points do you need to win a badminton match?

Whenever you win a rally, you also get the next serve. So if your opponent was serving in the last rally, the serve passes to you; if you were serving, you keep on serving. To win, you need a two-point lead. You have to win the game by at least two points. If the score reaches 20–20, then 21 points are no longer enough to win the game.

How many serves do you get in doubles in badminton?

In the old scoring system you used to get two serves in doubles, one for you and if you lost the point one for your partner before passing it over to the opponents. In the current scoring system you only get one serve.