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.
PBL 2018: Lee Hyun Il, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy's crucial contributions power Hyderabad Hunters to maiden title
South Korean veteran Lee Hyun Il and India’s teenaged doubles sensation, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy did the star turn for first-time finalists Hyderabad Hunters, and helped them annex the PBL title
Mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Pia Bernadet put up a dominant display in the last match of the encounter to clinch the the title and the winners' prize purse for the Hunters.
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
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).
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: 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: 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: Carolina Marin, B Sai Praneeth guide Hyderabad Hunters to crushing win over Awadhe Warriors
Rio Olympic champion Carolina Marin defeated Indian ace Saina Nehwal as Hyderabad Hunters thrashed Awadhe Warriors 6-(-1) in a Premier Badminton League (PBL) match at the Nehru Indoor Stadium.
Prannoy beat fellow Indian Sai Praneeth 15-10, 15-8 in the second men's singles to give his team an unassailable 4-1 lead in the tie.
PBL 2018: Carolina Marin inspires Hyderabad Hunters to impressive victory over North Eastern Warriors
Hyderabad Hunters got off to a bright start in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) as they beat North Eastern Warriors in their campaign opener on Sunday.
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.
Nehwal said, "If BWF is trying to make badminton like tennis then they should have just 4-5 tournaments like Grand Slams with more money and coverage.
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.
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
The Premier Badminton League auction threw interesting names at the top of the bidding, with HS Prannoy the top pick and Shin Baek Cheol the costliest doubles player.