Premier Badminton League set to begin from 1 January, Delhi to host final

Mumbai: Season 2 of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) has been scheduled to be held from 1-14 January, 2017 with Hyderabad hosting the opening games and Delhi the finale.

Matches on the first two days of the event, that features six franchise teams, would be organised in Hyderabad while the two semifinals and final are to be played in the capital, as per the official website of PBL, organised by the Badminton Association of India.

 Premier Badminton League set to begin from 1 January, Delhi to host final

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Hyderabad will take on Chennai in the opening round-robin encounter while it would be Hyderabad against hosts Delhi on 12 January to conclude the preliminary phase.

The schedule:

1 January: Hyderabad v Chennai; Bangalore v Delhi at Hyderabad
2 January: Lucknow v Hyderabad at Hyderabad
3 January: Bangalore v Chennai; Delhi v Mumbai at Mumbai
4 January: Hyderabad v Mumbai at Mumbai
5 January: Lucknow v Delhi at Lucknow
6 January: Lucknow v Mumbai at Lucknow
7 January: Bangalore v Hyderabad at Bangalore
8 January: Delhi v Chennai; Bangalore v Mumbai at Bangalore
9 January: Lucknow v Bangalore at Bangalore
10 January: Mumbai v Chennai at Chennai
11 January: Lucknow v Chennai at Chennai
12 January: Delhi v Hyderabad at Delhi
13 January: Semi finals at Delhi
14 January: Final at Delhi.

Updated Date: Dec 20, 2016 11:35:31 IST