The Indian pair, who are No 3 seeds in the event, lost the opening game before clinching the contest 9-21, 21-19, 21-16 in just over an hour.
Satwik and Chirag, the 2019 edition's runner-up pair, never looked in trouble as they kept things in their grip right from the start.
After making history on Friday, the India duo goes down in a hard fought contest against Malaysians
A push and block strategy from Satwik saw India manage a 6-5 lead as Chirag was all charged up. However, Malaysia eked out a 10-8 lead.
Shuttlers Satwik and Chirag become first men's pair from country to medal at marquee event
The world number 7 Indian combination, which had claimed the Commonwealth Games gold medal earlier this month, outwitted the local favourites and defending champions 24-22 15-21 21-14.
Yet, what happens over the nine days or so will likely shape the perception of their season.
Sindhu, Lakshya and doubles pair of Satwiksairaj & Chirag win on final day to help shuttlers finish on top in Birmingham.
A day after blanking Pakistan 5-0, India notched up another convincing win to go top of group A and qualify for the quarterfinals with one tie still remaining in the league stage of the competition.
Clubbed in Group 1 alongside three other teams, India will begin their title defence against Pakistan. The other teams in the group are Australia and Sri Lanka.
Mathias Boe notes that one of the other differences between his coaching methodology and Indian coaches is his video analysis.
Dane Mathias Boe, the current doubles coach of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, will officially train them for only the next six months.
After their historic win in Thomas Cup 2022, Indian shuttler Satwiksairaj Rankireddy lavished praise on his bond with Chirag Shetty.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, who played a pivotal role in India's historic Thomas Cup triumph, pulled out of the Thailand Open Super 500 tournament.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, the other shuttler from AP, who paired with Chirag Shetty to win the doubles match, hails from Amalapuram in Konaseema district.
A team with the right age profile triumphed, overturning history. The task is now to reproduce this level of success in Paris.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty cruised to the second round of the Badminton Asia Championships with a straight game win.
For the last month and a bit, Chirag Shetty had been suffering from a disk bulge in his back, but he has gamely soldiered on, after skipping the German Open.
Satwik and Chirag deservedly attract plenty of admirers after becoming India’s first men’s doubles pair to win a medal in a multi-discipline event in Gold Coast.