Ground Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune
Team Owner(s) Matrix Badminton Teamworks Pvt. Ltd.
Prominent Players Kidambi Srikanth, B. Sai Praneeth, Hendra Setiawan, Lauren Smith, Marcus Ellis, Mithun Manjunath, Mohammad Ahsan, Sanjana Santosh, Thi Trang Vu, Tien Minh Nguyen
Bengaluru Raptors is a professional badminton team that represents Bengaluru. The team participates in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) held in India.
Raptors have a ten-player squad for the 2018-19 season. The team is being coached by Arvind Bhat.
Bengaluru Raptors, previously known as the Banga Beats had a terrible start to the Premier Badminton League, they finished last in the league in 2013.
In the 2016, the team was renamed as Bengaluru Topguns but the result was unfortunately similar to their debut season. They were unable to qualify into the semifinals and were at the bottom of the table.
The 2017 PBL season saw Bengaluru perform slightly better. However, they couldn't manage to qualify into the semis.
The team regrouped in the 2017-18 season and performed exceptionally well. They managed to qualify in the semifinals where they beat Ahmedabad Smash Masters 4-3 to play against Hyderabad Hunters in the finals. Bengaluru couldn't win the competition but showed great progress and improvement.
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B. Sai Praneeth
Thi Trang Vu
Tien Minh Nguyen
2018-19 Premier Badminton League Fixtures
Ahmedabad Smash Masters Vs Bengaluru Raptors
Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad
Pune 7 Aces Vs Bengaluru Raptor
Shree Chhatrapati Shivaji Sports Complex, Mahalunge - Balewadi, Pune