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.
|Year||Position||Matches Played||Matches Won||Matches Lost||Trump Matches Won||Trump Matches Lost||Total Points|
|2013||Sixth||5||2||3||-||-|| 13 |
|Kidambi Srikanth||India||6||Men's Singles|
|B. Sai Praneeth||India||26||Men's Singles|
|Mithun Manjunath||India||94||Men's Singles|
|Thi Trang Vu||Venezuela||55||Women's Singles|
|Tien Minh Nguyen||Venezuela||52||Men's Singles|
2018-19 Premier Badminton League Fixtures
|28 December||Ahmedabad Smash Masters Vs Bengaluru Raptors||Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad||16:00|
|30 December||Pune 7 Aces Vs Bengaluru Raptor||Shree Chhatrapati Shivaji Sports Complex, Mahalunge - Balewadi, Pune||19:00|
|2 January||Delhi Dashers Vs bengaluru Raptor||The Arena by SE TransStadia, Ahmedabad||19:00|
|5 January||Bengaluru raptors Vs North Eastern Warriors||The Arena by SE TransStadia, Ahmedabad||19:00|
|8 January||Bengaluru Raptors vs Mumbai Rockets||Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru||19:00|
|10 January||Bengaluru Raptors Vs Chennai Smashers||Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru||19:00|