PBL 2018: Saina Nehwal-PV Sindhu clash to kick-start 3rd edition; Tai Tzu Ying adds lustre to star-studded line-up
The opening clash of PBL 3 between Chennai Smashers and Awadhe Warriors will feature a repeat of the 2017 Nationals final between PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal
An exciting battle will be on cards when Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lock horns in the opening match between defending champions Chennai Smashers and Awadhe Warriors at the third edition of the Premier Badminton League in Guwahati on Saturday.
PBL 2018: PV Sindhu 'thrilled' to represent Chennai Smashers, says league is great platform for shuttlers
Olympic and World Championship silver medallist PV Sindhu said she was excited at the prospect of playing Premier Badminton League (PBL) matches in Chennai.
Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy and other marquee players formally launch third edition of Premier Badminton League
In the opening tie of the Premier Badminton League, Chennai Smashers will take on Saina Nehwal’s Awadhe Warriors on 23 December.
Premier Badminton League 2017-18: Hyderabad Hunters will bank on their star power to win third edition
"With Lee Hyun Il, (Yoo Yeon) Seong and Marin, we have the strongest team on paper," India's B Sai Praneeth, who will lead the Hunters' charge in the men's singles, declared.
The hearing of the case is scheduled for 11 December, while the third edition of the Premier badminton League (PBL) is set to held from 23 December to 14 January.
PV Sindhu's Chennai Smashers will take on Saina Nehwal's Awadhe Warriors in the opening match of the third edition of Vodafone Premier Badminton League on 23 December
PBL 2018: HS Prannoy pips Kidambi Srikanth as most expensive shuttler, sold to Ahmedabad Smash Masters
While Prannoy was picked up by Ahmedabad Smash Masters for Rs 62 lakh, Awadhe Warriors had to shell out Rs 56.1 lakh to get the services of Srikanth.
PBL Defending champions Chennai Smashers retained Olympic silver medallist Sindhu for Rs 48.75 lakhs.
Ahmedabad Smash Masters and Guwahati Eastern Warriors will be two new entrants in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2018
PBL 2017 talking points: From PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal's bitter rivalry to HS Prannoy's excellence
Sindhu’s win over Saina in the semi-final showed she is ready to take over from her compatriot if Saina’s bothersome knee does not allow her to regain her old form and speed.
P V Sindhu guided Chennai Smashers to a superb title win in the PBL, which showcased new sporting heroes and rivalries in a highly-successful second season.
HS Prannoy believes it is his aggressive attitude on court which helped him to win all his seven matches in the Premier Badminton League.
On a comeback trail after his long injury lay off, Indian shutter Parupalli Kashyap has hurt his shoulder during his match against HS Prannoy in the finals of the Premier Badminton League.
Chennai Smashers emerged the 2017 Premier Badminton League (PBL) champions after defeating Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in a pulsating summit clash at the jampacked Siri Fort Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday.
Chennai Smashers completley outplayed the Awadhe Warriors in the Premier Badminton League, as Mumbai Rockets eased past the Hyderabad Hunters to reach final
PBL 2017: PV Sindhu finally beats Saina Nehwal as Chennai Smashers trump Awadhe Warriors to reach final
PV Sindhu produced a disciplined performance to outwit Saina Nehwal in straight games as Chennai Smashers entered the finals of the Premier Badminton League
Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marin and national champion Sameer Verma notched up contrasting victories to guide Hyderabad Hunters to the semifinals of Premier Badminton League season 2 with a 5-2 win over Delhi Acers in an exciting contest in New Delhi on Thursday.
Chennai needed the points against Awadhe to ensure a more comfortable spot on the league table, and went with more of their frontline players, all of whom duly notched up facile wins.
Parupalli Kashyap and the mixed doubles pair of Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock helped Chennai Smashers get past Awadhe Warriors 4-3 in a Premier Badminton League in Bengaluru on Wednesday.