The current scoring system
The Badminton scoring system can be summarised as simply as this: A game is the first to 21 points. … If the score reaches 29-29 the side that scores the 30th point wins the game. The side that wins the game starts with the serve the next game.
Just so, how do players score points in badminton?
A point is scored when the shuttlecock lands inside the opponent’s court or if a returned shuttlecock hits the net or lands outside of the court the player will lose the point. At the start of the rally, the server and receiver stand in diagonally opposite service courts.
Similarly, can you win off a serve in badminton?
Badminton scoring system
A point is scored on every serve and awarded to whichever side wins the rally. The winning side gets the next serve. If the score is 20-20, a side must win by two clear points to win the game. If it reaches 29-29, the first to get their 30th point wins.
What are the two types of serves in badminton?
There are 3 basic serves; High Serve (used in singles only, Low Serve (used in both singles and doubles) and Flick serve (used in doubles).
What is the new serving rule? According to the new rule, “the whole of the shuttle shall be below 1.15 metres from the surface of the court at the instant of being hit by the server’s racket”. Basically, the point of contact at the start of the serve cannot be more than 1.15 meters from the court.