Premier Badminton League 2017-18 Schedule, Time Table & Teams Squads: The 2017 PBL is the third edition of Premier Badminton League. As per the PBL 2017-18 schedule, Premier Badminton League will take from December 22 to January 14 across five venues. The league will feature 15 ties and each tie consist 5 matches. Last season, the prize money was Rs 12 crore for the 2-week league which is expected to increase this season.
A total of eight teams participating in the Premier Badminton League 2017-18, unlike last season where six teams battled. PBL 2017 will be played in a round-robin format where one team play against another once. The top four teams will advance to the knockout stages. Let’s see the complete Premier Badminton League PBL 2017-18 schedule, time table and teams squads.
The teams who would battle for the season four title are Ahmedabad Smash Masters, North Eastern Warriors, Bengaluru Blasters, Delhi Acers, Awadhe Warriors, Mumbai Rockets, Chennai Smashers and Hyderabad Hunters. India’s Silver Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal were retained by Chennai Smashers and Warriors respectively.
Premier Badminton League PBL 2017-18 Schedule
Premier Badminton League (PBL) season 3 will start on 22 December 2017 and will conclude on 14 January 2018. The match fixtures are yet to be announced by the officials, so till then check out the PBL 2016 schedule.
January 1: Hyderabad Hunters vs Chennai Smashers, Bengaluru Blasters vs Delhi Acers
January 2: Awadhe Warriors vs Hyderabad Hunters
January 3: Bengaluru Blasters vs Chennai Smashers, Delhi Acers vs Mumbai Rockets
January 4: Hyderabad Hunters vs Mumbai Rockets
January 5: Awadhe Warriors vs Delhi Acers
January 6: Awadhe Warriors vs Mumbai Rockets
January 7: Bengaluru Blasters vs Hyderabad Hunters
January 8: Delhi Acers vs Chennai Smashers
January 9: Awadhe Warriors vs Bengaluru Blasters
January 10: Mumbai Rockets vs Chennai Smashers
January 11: Awadhe Warriors vs Chennai Smashers
January 12: Delhi Acers vs Hyderabad Hunters
January 13: Semi-final 1, Semi-final 2
January 14: FINAL
The first match of Premier Badminton League 2017-18 starts at 6.30 PM IST followed by the second game.