All You Need To Know About PBL 2018: Where To Watch, Live Streaming, Schedule, Venue

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The first season of the Premier Badminton League (earlier called Indian Badminton League) began in 2013, followed by the second and third editions in 2016 and 2017.

The 4th season of PBL is all set to begin from 22nd December 2018 and the awaited battle is hopeful to be strolled with more energy and passion. There would be a total of nine teams competing against each other with the introduction of  Pune 7 Aces, a newly auctioned franchisee owned by Tapasee Pannu.

When will PBL 2018 commence? 

 

The fourth season of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) will commence on December 22 with old foes Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu clashing upfront in the opening match at Mumbai.

What are the scheduled dates and venue of matches?

Premier Badminton League (PBL) Season 4 Schedule:

Venue-Mumbai

Dates-22nd, 23rd and 24th of December 18

Mumbai Leg – The National Sports Club of India, Mumbai

22nd December 2018: Pune 7 Aces vs Hyderabad Hunters – 7:00 PM

23rd December 2018: Mumbai Rockets vs Delhi Dashers – 4:00 PM

24th December 2018: Ahmedabad Smash Masters vs North Eastern Warriors – 7:00 PM

24th December 2018: Pune 7 Aces vs Awadhe Warriors – 7:00 PM

 

 

Venue-Hyderabad

Dates-25th to 28th of December

Hyderabad Leg – Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad

25th December 2018: Hyderabad Hunters vs Chennai Smashers – 7:00 PM

26th December 2018: Delhi Dashers vs North Eastern Warriors – 7:00 PM

27th December 2018: North Eastern Warriors vs Mumbai Rockets – 7:00 PM

28th December 2018: Ahmedabad Smash Masters vs Bengaluru Raptors – 4:00 PM

28th December 2018: Hyderabad Hunters vs Awadhe Warriors – 7:00 PM

 

Venue-Pune

Date-29th to 1st of January,2019

Pune Leg – Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune

29th December 2018: Pune 7 Aces vs Mumbai Rockets – 4:00 PM

29th December 2018: North Eastern Warriors vs Delhi Dashers – 7:00 PM

30th December 2018: Ahmedabad Smash Masters vs Chennai Smashers – 4:00 PM

30th December 2018: Pune 7 Aces vs Bengaluru Raptors – 7:00 PM

31st December 2018: Awadhe Warriors vs Mumbai Rockets – 7:00 PM

1st January 2019Hyderabad Hunters vs North Eastern Warriors – 7:00 PM

 

Venue-Hyderabad

Dates-2nd to 6th of January,2019

Ahmedabad Leg – The Arena by Trans Stadia, Ahmedabad

2nd January 2019: Delhi Dashers vs Bengaluru Raptors – 7:00 PM

3rd January 2019: Pune 7 Aces vs Chennai Smashers – 7:00 PM

4th January 2019: Ahmedabad Smash Masters vs Awadhe Warriors – 7:00 PM

5th January 2019: Mumbai Rockets vs Chennai Smashers – 4:00 PM

5th January 2019: Bengaluru Raptors vs North Eastern Warriors – 7:00 PM

6th January 2019: Delhi Dashers vs Pune 7 Aces – 4:00 PM

6th January 2019: Ahmedabad Smash Masters vs Hyderabad Hunters – 7:00 PM

 

Venue-Bengaluru

Dates-7th to 13th of January

Bengaluru Leg – Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru

7th January 2019: Awadhe Warriors vs Chennai Smashers – 7:00 PM

8th January 2019: Bengaluru Raptors vs Mumbai Rockets – 7:00 PM

9th January 2019: Hyderabad Hunters vs Delhi Dashers – 4:00 PM

9th January 2019: Awadhe Warriors vs North Eastern Warriors – 7:00 PM

10th January 2019: Bengaluru Raptors vs Chennai Smashers – 7:00 PM

11th January 2019: Semi-final 1 (TBD vs TBD) – 7:00 PM

12th January 2019 : Semi-final 2 (TBD vs TBD) – 7:00 PM IST

 

What is the closing date of the event?

The last match would be held in Bengaluru on the 13th of January,2019(TBD vs TBD) – 7:00 PM IST

Where can I see the PBL live on TV?

 

Premier Badminton League (PBL) Season 4: Telecast and Live Streaming

Star Sports Network has acquired the broadcasting rights for the Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2018-19 season. The live streaming of the franchise-based badminton league will be available on Star Sports OTT platforms, Hot star, Jio TV and Airtel TV.

 

How many franchises are taking part in the event?

The entire event will last upto 23 days with a total of 9 franchises taking part in the event. The members of the team were auctioned intricately and keeping in mind the balance of skills, experience and competitiveness.

The participating teams are: Delhi Dashers, Mumbai Rockets, Hyderabad Hunters, Chennai Smashes, Ahmedabad Smash Masters, Awadhe Warriors, Bengaluru Raptors, North Eastern Warriors and Pune 7 Aces.

PBL Auctions

The auction was sought after very minutely with a lot effort on the owning parties. The links mentioned below will give you insights on the auctioning part of the season.

Keep track of the scoreboard right here!

 

The scoreboard updating for the matches would be done right here at KreedOn. Stay tuned for results and the contribution of the players.

List of the most iconic players

The season would witness the high ranked world champions playing with all their efforts. For a badminton enthusiast, it would be prudent keeping a sight onto what’s changing and what remains intact for the upcoming season.

For more updates on Indian sports, stay tuned with KreedOn.

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