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 power Bengaluru Raptors to win over former champions Delhi Dashers
Riding on his jump smashes, Bengaluru captain Srikanth went ahead to 6-2 against Delhi's Tommy Sugiarto. Looking fully in control of the play, he was relentless as he kept the scoreboard ticking to move up to 12-6, and then grabbed the one-sided opener 15-6.
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: Tommy Sugiarto tackles burden of expectations from Indonesia with help of world champion father Icuk
“My dad (Icuk) is a legend in the sport and also is a respected man in Indonesia. So, there is the pressure to perform, but my career is down to all the positive thinking I've learned from my father,” says Tommy Sugiarto
PBL 2018-19: Indonesian shuttler Tommy Sugiarto loses focus and match as tsunami causes destruction back home
“It’s a piece of sad, sad news for Indonesia. I pray for Anak (child of Krakatoa) and the country. I was there just two months ago. The news is devastating," says Tommy Sugiarto.
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.
Here is the full schedule of the 2018-19 season of the Premier Badminton League.
Hyderabad Hunters' Spanish ace Carolina Marin finally met her special fan during the Delhi leg of the Premier Badminton League after days of chatting on Instagram.
PBL 2018: B Sai Praneeth shines to help Hyderabad Hunters turn the tables on Delhi Dashers and enter final
B Sai Praneeth blasted the Delhi Dashers’ trump card, Tian Houwei, to power Hyderabad Hunters to their maiden final of the Premier Badminton League
Marin, cheered on by a vociferous home crowd, overcame a fighting Sun Ji Hun 13-15, 15-10, 15-9 to dash the hopes of Delhi Dashers in a gripping semifinal.
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: Delhi Dashers, North Eastern Warriors with last shot at semis as league heads into final leg at Hyderabad
Exciting contests are on the cards as the last leg of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) begins at Hyderabad on Wednesday.
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: Bengaluru Blasters ride on Viktor Axelsen and Chong Wei Feng's exploits to start campaign with win
World No 1 Axelsen outclassed China's World No 22 Tian Houwei 15-11, 15-11 in Bengaluru's Trump match to seal the tie with one match to go at the Siri Fort Sports Complex.
Sameer outplayed the Dashers' Trump player Vincent 15-11, 15-11 to not only fetch the additional point for his team but also pushed the Delhi team into negative territory.
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
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.