Indian Premier League (IPL) is a well known championship in Twenty20 cricket format in India and all over Asia, Africa and European countries. Now,Badminton Association of India (BAI) proposed franchise league like IPL sport in Badminton that will known as Indian Badminton League (IBL).
Badminton Association of India (BAI) organise IBL first league and opening ceremony city is Delhi on 13 August 2013 and League schedule will be start from August 14, 2013. Final match will be held in Mumbai. Other IBL organise cities are Hyderabad and Banglore. Indian and foreign players is participating in this league and Badminton Association of India (BAI) has decided to become the brand ambassadors of this league actor Aamir Khan and actress Deepika Padukone and Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar can be badminton aficionado.
Indian Badminton League (IBL) Franchise
Delhi – Delhi Smashers – Krrish Group
Mumbai – Mumbai Masters – Sunil Gavaskar, Akkineni Nagarjuna and V. Chamundeshwarnath
Bangalore – Banga Beats – BOP Group
Pune – Pune Pistons – Dabur India Limited
Hyderabad – Hyderabad HotShots – PVP Ventures
Lucknow – Lucknow Warriors – Sahara
Indian Badminton League (IBL) Broadcast TV Channals
- ESPN STAR Sports
- Ten Sports
- Sony Television
Indian Badminton League (IBL) final at Mumbai on 31 August 2013.