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Premier Badminton League 2020

20 Jan 2020 - 9 Feb 2020

Premier Badminton League is a professional badminton league in India where in different franchises from various cities in India compete for the title. It was formerly known as the Indian Badminton League (IBL) when founded in 2013 but the name was later changed to Premier Badminton League before the start of the second season in 2016.


PBL 2020 will be held from 20th January 2020 and will end on 9th February 2020. Sportz & Live Private Limited (Sportzlive) has all the rights to operate and execute the Premier Badminton League.


History


In the inaugural season of the Premier Badminton League, Hyderabad Hotspots (then name) beat Awadhe Warriors in the final by three games to one at Mumbai's Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium in 2013.


In 2016 Premier Badminton League, Delhi Acers (then name) defeated Mumbai Rockets 4-3 to lift the trophy in 2016. The 2017 PBL was won by Chennai Smashers who took the spoils with a hard-fought 4-3 victory over Mumbai Rockets.



PBL 2020 Venue and Details


The Premiere Badminton league will be held in four cities of India- Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai and Lucknow. The scheduled dates for the event are 20th January 2020 to 9th February 2020.


Franchises


There is a new franchise in the league, Pune 7 Aces which will go one on one with the remaining eight ones. The full list of franchises includes Ahmedabad Smash Masters, Awadhe Warriors, Bengaluru Blasters, Delhi Dashers, Hyderabad Hunters, Mumbai Rockets, North Eastern Warriors, and the very new, Pune 7 Aces.


PBL 2020 Squads


Awadhe Warriors players list


1. Ko Sung Hun
2. Shin Baek Cheol
3. Christinna Pedersen
4. Subankar Dey
5. Ajay Jayaram
6. Ivan Sozonov
7. Tanvi Lad
8. Wong Win Ki Vincent
9. RETAINED PLAYER: Beiwen Zhang


Bengaluru Raptors players list


1. Eom Hye Won
2. Tai Tzu Ying
3. Brice Leverdez
4.Tak Ching Chang
5. Arun George
6. Chan Peng Soon
7. Ansal Yadav
8. Medha Shashidharan
9. RETAINED PLAYER: B. Sai Praneeth


Pune 7 Aces players list


1.Thi Trang Vu
2.Hendra Setiawan
3. Tse Ting Suet
4. Chris Adcock
5. Kuhoo Garg
6. Mithun Manjunath
7. Kazumasa Sakai
8. Rituparna Das
9. Loh Kean Yew
10. M.R. Arjun
11. RETAINED PLAYER: Chirag Shetty


Chennai Superstarz players list


1.Kirsty Gilmour
2. Manu Attri
3. Gabrielle Adcock
4. Sanjana Santosh
5. Gayatri Gopichand
6. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
7. Tommy Sugiarto
8. Sankar Muthusamy
9. Lakshya Sen
10.K. Sathish Kumar
11.RETAINED PLAYER: B. Sumeeth Reddy


Mumbai Rockets players list


1. Pia Zebadiah
2. Kim Sa Rang
3. Parupalli Kashyap
4.Lee Dong Keun
5. Pranav Jerry Chopra
6. Jessica Pugh
7. Shreyansh Jaiswal
8. Shlok Ramachandran
9. Shriyanshi Pardeshi
10. RETAINED PLAYER: Kim Ji Yung


North Eastern Warriors players list


1.Michelle Li
2.Lee Yong Dae
3.Kim Ha Na
4. Ashmita Chaliha
5. Rutuparna Panda
6. Lee Cheuk Yiu
7. Kaushal Dharmamer
8. Bodin Isara
9. Krishna Garaga
10. RETAINED PLAYER: Tanongsak


Hyderabad Hunters players list


1. Vladimir Ivanov
2. Sourabh Verma
3. Daren Liew
4. Kiran George
5. Ruthvika Shivani Gade
6. Siki Reddy
7. Sean Vendy
8. Ben Lane
9.N. Sikki Reddy
10. RETAINED PLAYER: P.V. Sindhu



Videos
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“Badminton the best performing Olympic sport today, will launch leagues in regional cities”: Prasad Mangipudi, Managing Director, PBL organizers Sportzlive

“Badminton the best performing Olympic sport today, will launch leagues in regional cities”: Prasad Mangipudi, Managing Director, PBL organizers Sportzlive

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Tanya Hemanth shines as Malnad Falcons register first win in Grand Prix Badminton League

Tanya Hemanth shines as Malnad Falcons register first win in Grand Prix Badminton League

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BAI to conduct 6th season of Premier Badminton League from December 17

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Rescheduled Grand Prix Badminton League to be held from August 12 
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Icon players Mithun Manjunath, Prakash Raj, Sai Pratheek get full price at Grand Prix Badminton League auction
Icon players Mithun Manjunath, Prakash Raj, Sai Pratheek get full price at Grand Prix Badminton League auction

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BAI selection trials: Ritika Thaker-Simran Singhi, Treesa Jolly-Gayatri Gopichand make it to elite group
BAI selection trials: Ritika Thaker-Simran Singhi, Treesa Jolly-Gayatri Gopichand make it to elite group

BAI selection trials: Ritika Thaker-Simran Singhi, Treesa Jolly-Gayatri Gopichand make it to elite group

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Karnataka Badminton Association and Level Up Sports to hold annual league on the lines of PBL
Karnataka Badminton Association and Level Up Sports to hold annual league on the lines of PBL

Karnataka Badminton Association and Level Up Sports to hold annual league on the lines of PBL

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PBL-6 postponed due to COVID-19; organizers reworking fresh dates for 2021
PBL-6 postponed due to COVID-19; organizers reworking fresh dates for 2021

PBL-6 postponed due to COVID-19; organizers reworking fresh dates for 2021

PBL 2020: 5 standout performances from the season
PBL 2020: 5 standout performances from the season

PBL 2020: 5 standout performances from the season

Sai Praneeth Help Bengaluru Raptors In Defending Title
Sai Praneeth Help Bengaluru Raptors In Defending Title

Sai Praneeth Help Bengaluru Raptors In Defending Title

Sai Praneeth Help Bengaluru Raptors In Defending Title
Sai Praneeth Help Bengaluru Raptors In Defending Title

Sai Praneeth Help Bengaluru Raptors In Defending Title

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PBL 2020: Bengaluru Raptors defend title, overcome North Eastern Warriors in final
PBL 2020: Bengaluru Raptors defend title, overcome North Eastern Warriors in final

PBL 2020: Bengaluru Raptors defend title, overcome North Eastern Warriors in final

PBL 2020, Final: Bengaluru Raptors vs North Eastern Warriors | Preview, where to watch, head to head and timings
PBL 2020, Final: Bengaluru Raptors vs North Eastern Warriors | Preview, where to watch, head to head and timings

PBL 2020, Final: Bengaluru Raptors vs North Eastern Warriors | Preview, where to watch, head to head and timings

PBL 2020: Bengaluru Raptors storm into the finals after defeating Pune 7 Aces 
PBL 2020: Bengaluru Raptors storm into the finals after defeating Pune 7 Aces 

PBL 2020: Bengaluru Raptors storm into the finals after defeating Pune 7 Aces 

PBL 2020: North Eastern Warriors pummel Chennai Superstarz to reach maiden final
PBL 2020: North Eastern Warriors pummel Chennai Superstarz to reach maiden final

PBL 2020: North Eastern Warriors pummel Chennai Superstarz to reach maiden final

Second Appearance, First Semis, Pune 7Aces hold all the trumps
Second Appearance, First Semis, Pune 7Aces hold all the trumps

Second Appearance, First Semis, Pune 7Aces hold all the trumps

PBL 2020: North Eastern Warriors defeat  Chennai Superstarz to enter maiden final
PBL 2020: North Eastern Warriors defeat  Chennai Superstarz to enter maiden final

PBL 2020: North Eastern Warriors defeat  Chennai Superstarz to enter maiden final

PBL 2020, Semi-final: Bengaluru Raptors vs Pune 7 Aces | Preview, where to watch, head to head and timings
PBL 2020, Semi-final: Bengaluru Raptors vs Pune 7 Aces | Preview, where to watch, head to head and timings

PBL 2020, Semi-final: Bengaluru Raptors vs Pune 7 Aces | Preview, where to watch, head to head and timings

PBL 2020, Semi-final: Chennai Superstarz vs North Eastern Warriors | preview, where to watch, head to head and timings
PBL 2020, Semi-final: Chennai Superstarz vs North Eastern Warriors | preview, where to watch, head to head and timings

PBL 2020, Semi-final: Chennai Superstarz vs North Eastern Warriors | preview, where to watch, head to head and timings

PBL 2020: Defending champions Bengaluru Raptors book last semi-final spot by defeating Awadhe Warriors 
PBL 2020: Defending champions Bengaluru Raptors book last semi-final spot by defeating Awadhe Warriors 

PBL 2020: Defending champions Bengaluru Raptors book last semi-final spot by defeating Awadhe Warriors 

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