Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2017 Schedule

The Star Sports Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2017 schedule is announced by the Badminton Association of India. The league started on 1st January and will end on 14th January 2017. The first match of the 3rd season of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2017 took place between Hyderabad Hunters and Chennai Smashers in Hyderabad. Delhi Acers is the defending champions who won the final defeating Mumbai Rockets. Premier Badminton League 2017 has entered the semi-final stage now. Hyderabad Hunters, Mumbai Rockets, Awadhe Warriors and Chennai Smashers has reached the semi-final of the tournament.

The PBL 2017 featured top shuttlers including Rio silver medallists P.V Sindhu, Olympic champion Carolina Marin, India’s badminton star Sania Nehwal, Olympic bronze winner Viktor Axelsen of Denmark and many more high profile players. The opening match of the second season of PBL kicks off with clash between PV Sindhu’s Chennai Smashers and Carolina Marin’s Hyderabad Hunters.

Premier Badminton League PBL 2017 Schedule

Premier Badminton League PBL 2017 Schedule

Date Match Venue
January 1 Hyderabad Hunters vs Chennai Smashers Hyderabad
January 1 Bengaluru Blasters vs Delhi Acers Hyderabad
January 2 Awadhe Warriors vs Hyderabad Hunters Hyderabad
January 3 Bengaluru Blasters vs Chennai smashers Mumbai
January 3 Delhi Acers vs Mumbai Rockets Mumbai
January 4 Hyderabad Hunters vs Mumbai Rockets Mumbai
January 5 Awadhe Warriors vs Delhi Acers Lucknow
January 6 Awadhe Warriors vs Mumbai Rockets Lucknow
January 7 Bengaluru Blasters vs Hyderabad Hunters Bengaluru
January 8 Delhi Acers vs Chennai Smashers Bengaluru
January 8 Bengaluru Blasters vs Mumbai Rockets Bengaluru
January 9 Awadhe Warriors vs Bengaluru Blasters Bengaluru
January 10 Mumbai Rockets vs Chennai Smashers Bengaluru
January 11 Awadhe Warriors vs Chennai Smashers Bengaluru
January 12 Delhi Acers vs Hyderabad Hunters Delhi
January 13 Semi final 1: Awadhe Warriors Vs Chennai Smashers Delhi
January 13 Semi final 2: Hyderabad Hunters Vs Mumbai Rockets Delhi
January 14 Final Delhi

The badminton tournament will be played across India at different venues including Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi and Lucknow. According to the PBL 2017 fixture, the first two days of the eventwill be played in Hyderabad while the two semi-finals and final are to be played in the Delhi. The auction for the Premier Badminton League (PBL) took placed on 9th November 2016. The PBL kicks off in Hyderabad on the first day of the new year and other legs of the tournament will host by Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Lucknow and Chennai.

In this year’s tournament, total six teams are participating – Awadhe Warriors, Bengaluru Topgun, Chennai Smashers, Delhi Acers, Hyderabad Hunters and Mumbai Rockets. The inaugural edition was named as Indian Badminton League but later it was changed to Premier Badminton League in the 2nd edition. Hyderabad Hotshots is the winner of the inaugural IBL. The introduction of the 11-point format in the second edition of the Premier Badminton League will make it more exciting.

In the opening match of PBL 2017, the Olympic gold medalist Carolina Marin will face silver medallist PV Sindhu in Hyderabad. The complete Star Sports Premier Badminton League PBL 2017 schedule and match fixtures will be updated here soon.

The entire Premier Badminton League 2017 is broadcasted live on Star Sports network while the fans also have options to watch live streaming online.

PBL 2016 Teams

Delhi Acers Hyderabad Hunters Mumbai Rockets Awadhe Warriors Bengaluru Topguns Chennai Smashers
 Ajay Jayaram  Siril Verma  Prannoy Kumar  B. Sai Praneeth  Anand Pawar  Brice Leverdez
 Rajiv Ouseph  Parupalli Kashyap  R.M.V. Gurusaisdutt  Sourabh Verma  Sameer Verma  Sony Dwi Kuncoro
 Tommy Sugiarto  Lee Chong Wei  Ruthwika Gadde  S. Tanongsak  K. Srikanth  Simon Santoso
 P. C. Thulasi  Supanida Katethong  Han Li  Saina Nehwal  Suo Di  P.V. Sindhu
 Shikha Gautam  K. Nandagopal  Liu Zi Die  G. Vrushali  B. Sumeeth Reddy  Sri Krishna Priya
 Akshay Dewalkar  R. Satwik Sai Raj  Manu Attri  Cai Yun  Tan Boon Heong  Pranav Chopra
 Koo Kien Keat  Markis Kido  Chayut Triyachart  Hendra Gunawan  Koo Kien Keat  Chris Adcock
 Tan Boon Heong  Carsten Mogensen  Vladimir Ivanov  Bodin Isara  Joachim Fischer Nielsen  Toby Ng
 Aparna Balan  Jwala Gutta  Mathias Boe  K. Maneesha  Robert Blair  N. Sikki Reddy
 Gabrielle Adcock  J. Meghana  Kamilla Rytter Juhl  Christinna Pedersen  Ashwini Ponnappa  Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth

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