The Premier Badminton League, owned by Badminton Association of India (BAI) and organized by Sportzlive, offers a total purse of Rs 6 crore with the winner taking home a cheque of Rs 3 crore.
PBL 2018-19: Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth seal semi-final berth for Bengaluru Raptors with win against Chennai Smashers
Bengaluru lost their first match but roared back into the contention by winning Chennai's trump match, which dashed visitors' semi-finals hopes as getting six points from the tie became impossible
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 117: India's historic Test series victory in Australia, AFC Asian Cup and more
We discuss India's historic Test series victory in Australia, AFC Asian Cup and more on this episode of Spodcast
LISTEN: Full script of Episode 117 of Spodcast where we discuss India's series win in Australia, AFC Asian Cup and more
Here's the full script of today's Spodcast as we discuss India's historic Test series victory in Australia, AFC Asian Cup and more
PBL 2018-19: Son Wan-ho beats Rajiv Ouseph as Awadhe Warriors edge past Chennai Smashers in hard-fought encounter
With the four points that the Warriors earned from Monday's match, they have now moved up to the second position with 20 points. The top position in the leaderboard is still held by the defending champions Hyderabad Hunters.
PBL 2018-19: Hyderabad Hunters, Mumbai Rockets move further away from chasing pack despite losing trump apiece
By the end of the third leg of PBL, which has already covered Mumbai, Hyderabad and Pune, five of the nine teams in the fray had played four ties each
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: Hyderabad Hunters storm to victory over Chennai Smashers despite PV Sindhu's loss to Ji Hyun Sung
Hyderabad Hunters surged to victory over Chennai Smashers despite PV Sindhu's loss to Sung Ji Hyun, as South Korean pair Kim Sa Rang and Eom Hye Won beat Chris Adcock and Gabby Adcock 14-15, 15-13, 15-14 to ensure a resounding win for Hyderabad.
PBL 2018-19: Hyderabad Hunters, Mumbai Rockets stand out in first round of matches as poor playing conditions plague NSCI leg
Hyderabad's PV Sindhu, fresh from her exploits in the World Tour finals in Guangzhou, kept her new-found composure at the end of the thrilling three-gamer, to win at 11-15, 15-8, 15-13;
Here is the full schedule of the 2018-19 season of the Premier Badminton League.
Saina and Sindhu clashed twice in the international circuit so far with both winning once. At the 2014 Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold, Saina defeated Sindhu, who returned the favour at the India Open Superseries last year.
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.
. With Sindhu's victory being in the trump match, the Smashers took a huge lead in the tie after two completed encounters.
India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu did the star turn, winning two matches as Chennai Smashers emerged victorious in the 'Smashers derby', beating Ahmedabad Smash Masters 2-1 in the Premier Badminton League (PBL).
PBL 2018: Chennai Smashers lose to Delhi Dashers in unfortunate fashion after Gabrielle Adcock suffered ankle injury
Defending champions Chennai Smashers went down to Delhi Dashers in an unfortunate fashion after they had to concede the last match of the tie due to an ankle injury to Gabrielle Adcock in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League on Wednesday.
PBL 2018: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap script Awadhe Warriors' victory over North Eastern Warriors
Saina, who clinched her 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medal at the same venue, continued her love affair at the Siri Fort Sports Complex with a 6-15, 15-13, 15-13 triumph over Li
Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu is eyeing the world No one position next season but said she will not lose her sleep over rankings as consistent performances will automatically earn her the numero uno spot.
PV Sindhu notched up a thrilling three-game win in the women's singles but Son Wan Ho guided Mumbai Rockets to a 3-2 lead over title holders Chennai Smashers
PBL 2018: Saina Nehwal-less Awadhe Warriors shock defending champions Chennai Smashers in season opener
Awadhe Warriors won both their men's singles and mixed doubles matches to take an unassailable 3-0 lead (4-0 on points) in the five-match duel
Highlights PBL 2018, Chennai Smashers vs Awadhe Warriors, Badminton Match Score: Sindhu beats Rao in straight games; Awadhe win 4-3
The opening game of the PBL 2018 fixture between Chennai Smashers and Awadhe Warriors in Guwahati will be between PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.