Premier Badminton League



Premier Badminton League (PBL) is a franchise league, managed and commercially owned by the Badminton Association of India. It was named Indian Badminton League (IBL) when founded in 2013 then later rechristened to Premier Badminton League before the start of 2nd season in 2016.

The inaugural edition of the Indian Badminton League was held in India from 14 August 2013 to 31 August 2013. Hyderabad Hotshots won the inaugural IBL title at Mumbai.

The second season of the league 2016 Premier Badminton League was held from 2 to 17 January 2016. Delhi Acers defeated Mumbai Rockets in the final at Delhi to clinch the title.

PBL Teams – 2016 Season

ClubCityHome GroundSquad Details
Delhi AcersDelhiDDA Badminton and Squash StdmTeam Members
Mumbai RocketsMumbaiSardar Patel Indoor StdmTeam Members
Chennai SmashersChennaiKanteerava Indoor StdmTeam Members
Hyderabad HuntersHyderabadGachibowli Indoor StadiumTeam Members
Bengaluru TopgunsBengaluruKanteerava Indoor StdmTeam Members
Awadhe WarriorsLucknowBabu B. Das Indoor StdmTeam Members

PBL Teams – 2013 Season

ClubCityHome GroundSquad Details
Delhi SmashersDelhiDDA Badminton and Squash StdmTeam Members
Mumbai MarathasMumbaiSardar Patel Indoor StdmTeam Members
Pune PistonsChennaiS.S. Chhatrapati Sports Comp.Team Members
Hyderabad HotshotsHyderabadGachibowli Indoor StadiumTeam Members
Banga BeatsBengaluruKanteerava Indoor StdmTeam Members
Awadhe WarriorsLucknowBabu B. Das Indoor StdmTeam Members