Banga Beats

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Banga Beats
Sport Badminton
Founded 2013 (2013)
Based in Bangalore, India
Home ground Kanteerava Indoor Stadium
Owner(s) BOP Group
Head coach U. Vimal Kumar
Captain Parupalli Kashyap
IBL wins none

Banga Beats is a franchise badminton team representing Bengaluru in the Indian Badminton League (IBL). The team is one of the six founding members of IBL in 2013. The franchise is owned by conglomereate BOP group. The primary home ground of the Banga Beats is the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru. The team is captained by Indian badminton player, Parupalli Kashyap, and coached by U. Vimal Kumar.[1]

Chief coach of the Bengaluru outfit of the Indian Badminton League. In the auction held in August, the team bought the players Carolina Marin, Carsten Mogensen, and P. Kashyap among others.

Kashyap was purchased for USD 75,000. Cartsen Morgensen was offered a place after one of their previous doubles players expressed concern about his fitness. Cartsen Morgensen happily accepted the offer and received a salary of $50,000. Other players include Honkong badminton player Hu Yun, Indian players Aditya Prakash, Arvind Bhat, S. Daniel Farid, Akshay Dewalkar, J. Meghana, and Aparna Balan.

Current squad[edit]

2013 season[edit]

15 August, 20:00 at Delhi Banga Beats 2 - 3 Mumbai Masters
18 August, 20:00 at Lucknow Banga Beats 4 - 1 Awadhe Warriors
23 August, 18:00 at Pune Banga Beats 1 - 4 Pune Pistons
25 August, 18:00 at Bangalore Banga Beats 1 - 4 Delhi Smashers
27 August, 18:00 at Hyderabad Banga Beats 3 - 2 Hyderabad HotShots

Banga Beats failed to qualify for semi-finals and finished last in the league table, with 13 points.[3][4][5][6]


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