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Down memory lane: Amidst PBL riches, Madhumita Bisht reminisces about good old badminton days
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Down memory lane: Amidst PBL riches, Madhumita Bisht reminisces about good old badminton days

From keeping shuttle cocks in the fridge to buying shoes in the black market, Madhumita Bisht, who was part of a trailblazing Indian women’s team, talks about playing badminton in her time.

PBL 2018-19: Last year’s finalists, Hyderabad Hunters and Mumbai Rockets, stand out to ensure semi-final berths
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PBL 2018-19: Last year’s finalists, Hyderabad Hunters and Mumbai Rockets, stand out to ensure semi-final berths

It was last year’s winners, Hyderabad Hunters, and runners-up, Mumbai Rockets, who stood out from the field, and ensured their berths in the play-off semi-finals even before playing their sixth and last individual league ties.

PBL 2018-19: Kidambi Srikanth beats Ajay Jayaram to power Raptors to win; Smashers hand leaders Smash Masters 6-(-1) defeat
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PBL 2018-19: Kidambi Srikanth beats Ajay Jayaram to power Raptors to win; Smashers hand leaders Smash Masters 6-(-1) defeat

Bengaluru Raptors' Kidambi Srikanth rebounded in the second game, riding on an array of attacking shots. Even though a late surge from Jayaram brought him back to 9-12, Srikanth managed to pocket the game 15-12.

PBL 2018-19: Ahmedabad Smash Masters maintain a clean slate as Hyderabad Hunters, Mumbai Rockets falter
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PBL 2018-19: Ahmedabad Smash Masters maintain a clean slate as Hyderabad Hunters, Mumbai Rockets falter

The Viktor Axelsen-led Ahmedabad Smash Masters went through three ties without a defeat, while Awadhe Warriors managed to win both the ties they had been scheduled to play.

PBL 2018-19: Sourabh Verma, Kirsty Gilmour guide Ahmedabad Smash Masters to 4-3 win over Bengaluru Raptors
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PBL 2018-19: Sourabh Verma, Kirsty Gilmour guide Ahmedabad Smash Masters to 4-3 win over Bengaluru Raptors

Sourabh Verma and Kristy Gilmour played key roles as Ahmedabad Smash Masters continued their unbeaten run with a thrilling 4-3 win over Bengaluru Raptors in the fourth Premier Badminton League

PBL 2018-19: Malaysia's Daren Liew on battling depression and stepping out of Lee Chong Wei's shadow
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PBL 2018-19: Malaysia's Daren Liew on battling depression and stepping out of Lee Chong Wei's shadow

It may only have been an exhibition match, but for Daren Liew, every win counts as it gives him the hope to continue playing the sport he once nearly quit.

PBL 2018-19: Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk, Rituparna Das win key singles matches as North Eastern Warriors beat Mumbai Rockets
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PBL 2018-19: Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk, Rituparna Das win key singles matches as North Eastern Warriors beat Mumbai Rockets

Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk and Rituparna Das won key singles matches to help North Eastern Warriors beat Mumbai Rockets for their first win of the fourth edition of the Premier Badminton League

PBL 2018-19: Daren Liew, Kristy Gilmour help Ahmedabad Smash Masters to 4-1 victory over Delhi Dashers
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PBL 2018-19: Daren Liew, Kristy Gilmour help Ahmedabad Smash Masters to 4-1 victory over Delhi Dashers

The mixed doubles duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and N Sikki Reddy and Malaysian Daren Liew defeated their more experienced opponents to help Ahmedabad Smash Masters beat Delhi Dashers

PBL 2018-19: Former champions Delhi Dashers ready to replicate success with strong squad in fourth edition
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PBL 2018-19: Former champions Delhi Dashers ready to replicate success with strong squad in fourth edition

Winners of the inaugural edition of the PBL, Delhi Dashers are all geared to replicate the success and herald themselves as the most successful team in the PBL.

Premier Badminton League 2018-19 Full Schedule: Dates, Time and Table, Fixtures of All The Matches
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Premier Badminton League 2018-19 Full Schedule: Dates, Time and Table, Fixtures of All The Matches

Here is the full schedule of the 2018-19 season of the Premier Badminton League.

Premier Badminton League: Aggressive game, dual utility spell windfall for Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
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Premier Badminton League: Aggressive game, dual utility spell windfall for Satwiksairaj Rankireddy

Satwiksairaj's natural game has also impressed Ahmadabad coach Madhumita Bisht, who cited the teenager's utility and recent form as key factors behind his signing.

PBL auctions 2018: PV Sindhu to play for Hyderabad Hunters; Saina Nehwal set to represent North-Eastern Warriors
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PBL auctions 2018: PV Sindhu to play for Hyderabad Hunters; Saina Nehwal set to represent North-Eastern Warriors

Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu were the most sought after Icon Players as they were picked by Pune 7 Aces and Hyderabad Hunters respectively in the Players' Auction of the Premier Badminton League.

European Championship winners Stefani, Gabriela Stoeva talk about badminton in Bulgaria, love for Indian culture and PBL
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European Championship winners Stefani, Gabriela Stoeva talk about badminton in Bulgaria, love for Indian culture and PBL

During an exclusive chat with Firstpost, Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva spoke about badminton in Bulgaria, Premier Badminton League and their love for the rich Indian culture

Free-spirited Tai Tzu Ying's deceptive play pivotal in overcoming a demanding 2018 season
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Free-spirited Tai Tzu Ying's deceptive play pivotal in overcoming a demanding 2018 season

This year, the challenge for Tai Tzu is tougher than all the previous seasons, bearing in mind the hectic schedule which includes the Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Highlights, PBL 2018, Final: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Pia Zebediah guide Hyderabad Hunters to maiden title
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Highlights, PBL 2018, Final: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Pia Zebediah guide Hyderabad Hunters to maiden title

Catch the live score and updates from the PBL Final between Hyderabad Hunters and Bengaluru Blasters

PBL 2018: Doubles specialist Kim Sa Rang propels Bengaluru Blasters past Ahmedabad Smash Masters into final
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PBL 2018: Doubles specialist Kim Sa Rang propels Bengaluru Blasters past Ahmedabad Smash Masters into final

South Korean doubles specialist Kim Sa Rang did the star turn for Bengaluru Blasters, delivering three points for his team

PBL 2018: Bengaluru Blasters edge past Ahmedabad Smash Masters to reach maiden final
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PBL 2018: Bengaluru Blasters edge past Ahmedabad Smash Masters to reach maiden final

The Blasters' star player Viktor Axelsen and their mixed doubles' pair of Kim Sa Rang and Sikki Reddy won the last two matches of the contest to beat a valiant Ahmedabad Smash Masters 3-2 (4-3 on points).

PBL 2018: Chennai Smashers. Mumbai Rockets falter as Hyderabad Hunters impress with top of the table finish
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PBL 2018: Chennai Smashers. Mumbai Rockets falter as Hyderabad Hunters impress with top of the table finish

The clean sweep of all five matches took Hyderabad to the top of the eight-team table, but did not prevent the Bengaluru team from taking the fourth spot.

PBL 2018: Carolina Marin, B Sai Praneeth star as Hyderabad Hunters defeat Bengaluru Blasters to take top spot
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PBL 2018: Carolina Marin, B Sai Praneeth star as Hyderabad Hunters defeat Bengaluru Blasters to take top spot

It was no easy going for Hyderabad as their mixed doubles pair and men's singles players Sai Praneeth and Lee Hyun Il were stretched to three games before winning their respective matches.

PBL 2018: Ahmedabad Smash Masters power past Mumbai Rockets to book semi-final berth
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PBL 2018: Ahmedabad Smash Masters power past Mumbai Rockets to book semi-final berth

It was a thoroughly dominant performance from the Ahmedabad team, making its debut in the league with Tai Tzu Ying underlining her class and HS Prannoy registering an upset win over Son Wan Ho.