Third Edition of the Star sports Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2017 schedule announced by the Badminton Association of India and as per Fixtures this PBL 2017 will be kick off from the 1st January and played till 14th January 2017. First Match of the Premier Badminton League season 3 will be played between Hyderabad Hunters and Chennai Smashers at Hyderabad on 1st January.
Delhi Acers who is defending champions of the Premier badminton league as they beat the Mumbai Rockets in the Previous edition of PBL 2016 Final. PBL 2017 Opener Game Olympic Gold Medalist Carolina Marin takes on Silver Medalist PV Sindhu at Hyderabad.
In This upcoming Star sports PBL 2017 some of the top shuttlers P.V. Sindhu, Olympic Champions Carolina Marin, Sania Nehwal, Viktor Alexsen of Denmark etc high profile players feature in the Star sports Pro Badminton League 2017. Third Edition of the PBL 2017 will be kick off from the First day of the New Year at hyderabad while Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Lucknow and Chennai hosting this tournament.
Third Season of Premier Badminton League 2017 Complete Schedule & Fixtures
|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||Chennai|
|January 11||Awadhe Warriors vs Chennai Smashers||Chennai|
|January 12||Delhi Acers vs Hyderabad Hunters||Delhi|
|January 13||Semi final 1||Delhi|
|January 13||Semi final 2||Delhi|
Total Six Team who are participating in this PBL 2017 are Awadhe Warriors, Bengaluru Topgun, Chennai Smashers, Delhi Acers, Hyderabad Hunters and Mumbai Rockets.
Where to Watch PBL 2017 Live Telecast and Stream online
All the Badminton Fans can watch Premier Badminton League 2017 All the Matches live telecast and coverage on Star sports network while PBL 2017 Live stream on starsports.com / hotstar.com official channels of star sports.
All Six Participating Teams of Premier Badminton League 2017 Squad
|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|
Top Indian players in the league:
- PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and B Sumeeth Reddy (Chennai Smashers)
- Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth (Awadhe Warriors)
- Jwala Gutta (Delhi Acers)
- Ajay Jayaram (Mumbai Rockets)
- Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma (Hyderabad Hunters) Saurabh Verma (Bengaluru Blasters)
- Current Olympic champion Carolina Marin is the costliest buy with 61.5 lakh (Hyderabad Hunters)
- Kidambi Srikanth recieved highest amount by an Indian shuttler with 51 lakh.