Chennai Smashers claimed the Premier Badminton League 2017 title on Saturday after edging out Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in a thrilling final
PV Sindhu-led Chennai Smashers defeated Mumbai Rockets 4-3 to lift the 2017 Premier Badminton League 2017 title in New Delhi on Saturday. Catch all the highlights of PBL 2017 here.
While Chennai Masters overcame Awadhe Warriors in the first semifinal on Friday, Mumbai Rockets took just two matches to oust Hyderabad Hunters from the other last four clash.
In the Premier Badminton League semifinals, Saina Nehwal's Awadhe Warriors will fight against PV Sindhu's Chennai Smashers while Hyderabad Hunters will face off against Mumbai Rockets on Friday.
PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and the mixed doubles pair of Chris and Gabrielle Adcock won their respective matches to hand Chennai Smashers yet another win in the Premier Badminton League.
Carolina Marin also said she expects Saina Nehwal to reach her optimum level of performance after gaining complete match fitness.
PV Sindhu led Chennai Smashers won the second, third and fourth matches of the tie to beat Mumbai Rockets 4-3 and enter the Premier Badminton League semifinals.
Delhi Acers cruised to a comfortable 5-2 victory over Chennai Smashers in the Premier Badminton League on Sunday
Delhi Acers bounced back from their previous three defeats, beating Chennai Smashers by a scoreline of 5-2 in a Premier Badminton League match on Sunday. Catch the highlights from the PBL 2017 match in Bengaluru
PV Sindhu defeated Cheung Ngan Yi 12-10, 11-6 in Chennai Smashers' trump match to give her side a 3-0 lead in the PBL 2017 match vs Bengaluru Blasters
PV Sindhu put Chennai Smashers on course for a win when she defeated Cheung Ngan Yi of Bengaluru Blasters in Premier Badminton League 2017 on Tuesday. Chennai went on to win by a 5-0 scoreline. Catch the highlights from the PBL 2017 match in Mumbai
The Premier Badminton League 2017 is all set to hit the courts on Sunday. While the top players of the world will lock horns will each other in the tournament, the main focus will be on Chennai Smasher PV Sindhu and Hyderabad Hunter Carolina Marin on the first day. Catch PBL 2017 highlights here.
Chennai Smashers' PV Sindhu will take on Hyderabad Hunters' Carolina Marin as season three of the Premier Badminton League kicks off in Hyderabad on Sunday. This is the second time Sindhu and Marin will play against each other after their epic duel in the Rio Olympics final.
While attendance figures at the PBL 2017 venues are expected to be high, the TV viewership numbers are likely to see a spike this season as compared to the previous two editions
The third edition of the Premier Badminton League will start from January 1. The tournament was earlier called Indian Badminton League.
PBL 2017 will feature some of the biggest names in badminton, including Indian stars Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu
While PV Sindhu is playing for Chennai Smashers, while Carolina Marin is part of the Hyderabad Hunters team at the Premier Badminton League 2017. Sindhu and Marin have played competed against each other just once after the Rio Olympics final.
The 2017 season of Premier Badminton League will see Hyderabad hosting the opening round, with Mumbai, Lucknow, Bangalore and Chennai holding the next few legs, before the final is held in Delhi