2017 Premier Badminton League

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2017 Premier Badminton League
Tournament details
Dates1 Jan 2017 – 14 Jan 2017
Edition3
LocationIndia
Official websitewww.pbl-india.com
Results
ChampionsChennai Smashers
Runners UpMumbai Rockets
Semi FinalistsAwadhe Warriors, Hyderabad Hunters
2016 2017-18

2017 Premier Badminton League (also known as Vodafone PBL 2017 for sponsorship reasons) was the third edition of Premier Badminton League.[1] It started on 1 January 2017 and concluded on 14 January 2017. It consisted of 15 league ties (each tie consisting of 5 matches) and the top four teams progressed to the knock out stages. Sachin Tendulkar became a co-owner of Bengaluru Topguns before the season and they were renamed as Bengaluru Blasters.[2]
Awadhe Warriors, Mumbai Rockets, Chennai Smashers and Hyderabad Hunters entered the semi-finals after topping the league table. Chennai Smashers beat Awadhe Warriors 4-1 and Mumbai Rockets beat Hyderabad Hunters 3-(-1) to proceed to the final. Chennai Smashers won the tournament after beating Mumbai Rockets 4-3.

Squads[edit]

The complete list of players of all the six participating teams[3]

Delhi Acers Awadhe Warriors Mumbai Rockets Hyderabad Hunters Bengaluru Blasters Chennai Smashers
DenmarkJan Ø. Jørgensen IndiaSrikanth Kidambi IndiaAjay Jayaram IndiaB. Sai Praneeth DenmarkViktor Axelsen IndiaP. V. Sindhu
IndiaSiril Verma Hong KongWong Wing Ki IndiaPrannoy Kumar IndiaSameer Verma IndiaSourabh Varma IndiaArundhati Pantawane
South KoreaSon Wan-ho IndiaSaina Nehwal IndiaShreyansh Jaiswal EnglandRajiv Ouseph ThailandBoonsak Ponsana IndiaParupalli Kashyap
IndiaAakarshi Kashyap IndiaRituparna Das South KoreaSung Ji-hyun SpainCarolina Marín IndiaGadde Ruthvika Shivani ThailandTanongsak Saensomboonsuk
ThailandNichaon Jindapon ThailandBodin Issara IndiaVrushali Gummadi IndiaSri Krishna Priya Hong KongCheung Ngan Yi IndonesiaTommy Sugiarto
IndiaAkshay Dewalkar MalaysiaGoh V Shem ThailandNipitphon Puangpuapech IndiaSatwiksairaj Rankireddy IndiaN. Sikki Reddy EnglandGabby Adcock
RussiaIvan Sozonov IndonesiaMarkis Kido IndiaMohita Sahdev MalaysiaTan Boon Heong IndiaAshwini Ponnappa IndiaRamya Tulasi
RussiaVladimir Ivanov IndiaPrajakta Sawant PolandNadieżda Zięba MalaysiaTan Wee Kiong IndiaPranav Chopra IndiaB. Sumeeth Reddy
IndiaJwala Gutta ThailandSavitree Amitrapai IndiaChirag Shetty Hong KongChau Hoi Wah South KoreaKo Sung-hyun EnglandChris Adcock
IndiaK. Maneesha IndiaAditya Joshi South KoreaLee Yong-dae IndiaMeghana Jakkampudi South KoreaYoo Yeon-seong DenmarkMads Pieler Kolding
IndiaSanjana Santosh
IndiaTarun Kona

Points Table[edit]

Team TP RMW TMW TML Pts.
Awadhe Warriors 5 11 5 0 21
Mumbai Rockets (RU) 5 12 4 1 19
Chennai Smashers (C) 5 8 5 0 18
Hyderabad Hunters 5 10 3 2 14
Bengaluru Blasters 5 7 3 2 11
Delhi Acers 5 4 3 2 8

     Qualified for semifinals

  • Each tie (TP) will have five matches each.
  • Regular Match Win (RMW) = 1 point
  • Trump Match Win (TMW) = 2 points
  • Trump Match Lost (TML) = -1 point.[4]

Fixtures[edit]

The fixtures for the 2017 Premier Badminton League are as follows[5]

Date Venue Team 1 Result Team 2
League Stage
1 Jan Hyderabad Hyderabad Hunters 4-3[6] Chennai Smashers
Bengaluru Blasters 4-3[7] Delhi Acers
2 Jan Hyderabad Hunters 0-5[8] Awadhe Warriors
3 Jan Mumbai Bengaluru Blasters 0-5[9] Chennai Smashers
Delhi Acers (-1)-6[10] Mumbai Rockets
4 Jan Hyderabad Hunters 1-2[11] Mumbai Rockets
5 Jan Lucknow Awadhe Warriors 6-(-1)[12] Delhi Acers
6 Jan Awadhe Warriors 3-4[13] Mumbai Rockets
7 Jan Bangalore Bengaluru Blasters 3-4[14] Hyderabad Hunters
8 Jan Delhi Acers 5-2[15] Chennai Smashers
Bengaluru Blasters 1-4[16] Mumbai Rockets
9 Jan Bengaluru Blasters 3-4[17] Awadhe Warriors
10 Jan Mumbai Rockets 3-4 Chennai Smashers
11 Jan Awadhe Warriors 3-4 Chennai Smashers
12 Jan New Delhi Delhi Acers 2-5[18] Hyderabad Hunters
Semi Finals
13 Jan New Delhi Awadhe Warriors 1-4 Chennai Smashers
Mumbai Rockets 3-(-1) Hyderabad Hunters
Finals
14 Jan New Delhi Chennai Smashers 4-3 Mumbai Rockets

Knockout stage[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
13 January – New Delhi
 
 
Awadhe Warriors1
 
14 January – New Delhi
 
Chennai Smashers4
 
Chennai Smashers4
 
13 January – New Delhi
 
Mumbai Rockets3
 
Mumbai Rockets3
 
 
Hyderabad Hunters-1
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website". Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Sachin picks up stake in Bengaluru Blasters". Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Squads". NDTV. Retrieved 31 Dec 2016.
  4. ^ "Premier Badminton League 2017, The Highest Prize Money Tournament in World". Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Premier Badminton League 2017, The Highest Prize Money Tournament in World". Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Hyderabad Hunters vs Chennai Smashers Badminton Livescore and commentary, PBL 2017". Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Bengaluru Blasters vs Delhi Acers Badminton Live score and commentary, PBL 2017". Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Hyderabad Hunters vs Awadhe Warriors Badminton Livescore and commentary, PBL 2017". Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  9. ^ "Chennai Smashers vs Bengaluru Blasters Badminton Livescore and commentary, PBL 2017". Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Delhi Acers vs Mumbai Rockets". Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  11. ^ "Hyderabad Hunters vs Mumbai Rockets". Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  12. ^ "Awadhe Warriors vs Delhi Acers". Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  13. ^ "Awadhe Warriors vs Mumbai Rockets". Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  14. ^ "Bengaluru Blasters vs Hyderabad Hunters". Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  15. ^ "Delhi Acers vs Chennai Smashers". Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  16. ^ "Bengaluru Blasters vs Mumbai Rockets". Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  17. ^ "Bengaluru Blasters vs Awadhe Warriors". Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  18. ^ "Delhi Acers vs Chennai Smashers". sportskeeda.com. Retrieved 12 January 2017.