Play of the day: Smashtastic rally

This will easily be the best badminton video you watch today.

Unfortunately, we don't have all that much in the way of details, but the reaction times and speed of shots displayed are mesmerising.

The video seems to have originated from the aptly titled YouTube channel Badminton Highlights and Crazy Shots.

The only information we get from that post is this is a match between athletes described as T. Ahmad and L. Natsir and China's Zhang N. and Zhao YL at the BWF Championships.

Badminton is a sport that we seem to forget about every four years between Summer Olympic Games, but after this amazing clip, we may want to rethink that outlook.

With just a flurry of volleys, the world now demands more badminton.

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