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PBL | Bengaluru Raptors look a formidable side, says Kidambi Srikanth

Indian badminton ace Kidambi Srikanth has stated that Bengaluru Raptors look a well-balanced side this season, at least on paper, for the fourth Pro Badminton League season. He also stated that the camaraderie between players increase when they play, stay, and dine together in a franchise.
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newsbadmintona month ago

PBL 2018 | Saina Nehwal believes PBL has helped a lot of shuttlers improve their standard

Saina Nehwal has asserted that the Premier Badminton League (PBL) has helped a lot of shuttlers and the tournament is getting wider day by day in the country. She has also underlined the fact that the noise created by the spectators present at a venue can have both negative and positive impact.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

PBL 2019 | Graph of badminton is on the rise in India, believes Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal is of the opinion that the Indian badminton graph is moving upwards which is a great thing for the sport in the country. She has also mentioned that she is focussing on her fitness to remain injury-free during the upcoming edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL).
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Pune to make Pro Badminton League debut this year

The city of Pune is slated to be the newest addition to the Pro Badminton League tournament and will be named as Pune Seven Aces, owned by Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu and KRI group. This would mean that the fourth season of the PBL will see a total of nine teams participating for the title.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Gopichand : New service rules is advantageous for Indian players with short height.

According to the new rule, the shuttle should be below 1.15 meters from the surface of the court at the instant of being hit by the server’s racket. Pullela Gopichand is livid with the inclusion of the new service rule in all England Championship this year without testing it earlier.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Hyderabad Hunters beat Bengaluru Blasters to become PBL champions

Hyderabad Hunters edged past Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 in a thrilling finale that went down to the wire, to lift the title in the third edition of PBL. After Hyderabad's Carolina Marin and Lee Hyun IL won their respective matches to level things at 3-3, Rankireddy and Bernadeth won the deciding match.
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newsbadmintona year ago

PBL 2018 | Delhi Dashers beat North Eastern Warriors to book semifinal place

Delhi Dashers registered a 4-1 win over North Eastern Warriors in Hyderabad on Wednesday and booked their place in the semifinal of the third season of the Premier Badminton League. Delhi now join Ahmedabad Smash Masters, Bengaluru Blasters and Hyderabad Hunters in the knock-out stages.
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newsbadmintona year ago

PBL 2018 | Ahmedabad Smash Masters storm into semis by beating Mumbai Rockets 5-0

Ahmedabad Smash Masters became the first side to officially book a place in the semifinal of PBL as they hammered Mumbai Rockets 5-0. Ahmedabad's impeccable evening where they could have finished with a perfect score was halted by Dae and Tan in the last game of the tie beating Nandagopal/Reginald.
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newsbadmintona year ago

PBL 2018 | Chennai Smashers ride on mercurial PV Sindhu to edge past Ahmedabad Smash Masters 2-1

On a day when Tai Tzu Ying and HS Prannoy failed to make it count, Ahmedabad got a hero in Sourabh Verma who kept things interesting by beating Chennai’s trump card, Brice Leverdez. However, his heroics went in vain as the mixed pair of Juhl/Reginald went down to Sindhu/Reddy in the decider.
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newsbadmintona year ago

PBL 2018 | Awadhe Masters churn out a hard-fought victory against Ahmedabad Smash Masters

After Prannoy and Tai set up Ahmedabad for a tie-breaker with their respective wins over Srikanth and Nehwal, Nandagopal and Reginald failed to grasp the opportunity. Ahmedabad had a great chance to win the match but Sourabh Verma squandered five match points against Kashyap.
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