The six franchises had a purse of $275,000 to buy players in the auction, which was held a few days back in Delhi. Each team comprises of 11 players - four foreign, six Indians and one junior.
Matches will be played on home and away format in four categories - men's singles, men's doubles, women's singles and mixed doubles.
The top four will make the semi-finals. The final is scheduled for August 31 in Mumbai.
Here, get to know about Delhi franchise - Krrish Delhi Smashers.
Team: Krrish Delhi Smashers
Owners: Krrish Group
Host Association: Delhi Badminton Association
Host Stadium: DDA Badminton and Squash Stadium
Costliest players: Boon Hoeng Tan and Kien Keat Koo (both Malaysia) $50,000 each
List of players bought in the auction
Nichaon Jindapon (Thailand) $15,000
Boon Hoeng Tan (Malaysia) $50,000
Jwala Gutta (India) $31,000
Wong Wing Ki (Hong Kong) $20,000
Kien Keat Koo (Malaysia) $50,000
HS Prannoy (India) $16,000
Sai Praneeth (India) $40,000
Arundhati Panthawane (India) $15,000
V Diju (India) $30,000
Prajakta Sawant (India) $7,000
Krrish Delhi Smashers schedule
Vs Mumbai Masters - August 20
Vs Lucknow Warriors - August 22
Vs Banga Beats - August 25
Vs Hyderabad Hotshots - August 17
Vs Pune Pistons - August 15