Premier Badminton League (PBL) Season 3: Here's the full schedule (Dec 23 to Jan 14)

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Badminton players Saina Nehwal, Carolina Marin, Lee Yong Dae, Son Wan Ho, H S Prannoy, Sung Ji Hyun, Ajay Jayaram and others at the unveiling of PBL 2017-18 trophy.

New Delhi, Dec 20: The third edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) kicks off on December 23 with defending champions Chennai Smashers will take on Awadhe Warriors.

PBL's marquee players PV Sindhu (Chennai Smashers) and Saina Nehwal (Awadhe Warriors) will take on each other on the opening day of the league to give a fitting start to highly-anticipated badminton tournament in the country.

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The first leg of the season will take place in Guwahati where local side North Eastern Warriors' will be making their debut on the second day of the league.

New entrants North Eastern Warriors will face the might of Carolina Marin's Hyderabad Hunters on Sunday.

The tournament starts from December 23 and the league stage will continue till January 11th. The semi-finals will be played on 12th and 13th while the final will be played on January 14th.

The eight teams of the PBL are as follows: Ahmadabad Smash Masters, Bengaluru Blasters, North Eastern Warriors, Chennai Smashers, Awadhe Warriors, Delhi Dashers, Hyderabad Hunters, and Mumbai Rockets.

A bevvy of top players, including men's No 1 Victor Axelson (Bengaluru Blasters) and women's No 1 Tai Tzu-Ying (Ahmadabad Smash Masters), will be seen in action during this badminton extravaganza.

India's Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Sikka Reddy, Ashwini Ponappa will also be seen in action.

Here's the complete schedule for the PBL season 3:


Tie 1: December 23:

Awadhe Warriors beat Chennai Smashers

@ Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi A.C. Indoor Stadium, Guwahati


Tie 2: December 24:

Hyderabad Hunters beat North Eastern Warriors

@ Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi A.C. Indoor Stadium, Guwahati


Tie 3: December 25:

Mumbai Rockets beat Delhi Smashers

Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi A.C. Indoor Stadium, Guwahati


Tie 4: December 26:

Ahmedabad Smash Masters beat North Eastern Warriors

Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi A.C. Indoor Stadium, Guwahati


Tie 5: December 27:

Chennai Smashers beat Mumbai Rockets

Siri Fort Sports Complex, New Delhi


Tie 6: December 28:

Bengaluru Blasters start strong against Delhi Dashers

Siri Fort Sports Complex, New Delhi - 7PM (IST)


Tie 7: December 29:

Ahmedabad Smash Masters beat Hyderabad Hunters

Siri Fort Sports Complex, New Delhi


Tie 8: December 30:

North Eastern Warriors lose to Awadhe Warriors

Siri Fort Sports Complex, New Delhi


Tie 9: December 31:

Delhi Dashers trounce Hyderabad Hunters

Siri Fort Sports Complex, New Delhi


Tie 10: January 1:

Bengaluru Blasters beat Mumbai Rockets

Babu Banarasi Das U.P. Badminton Academy, Lucknow


Tie 11: January 2:

Awadhe Warriors beat Ahmedabad Smash Masters

Babu Banarasi Das U.P. Badminton Academy, Lucknow


Tie 12: January 3:

Chennai Smashers lose to Delhi Dashers

Babu Banarasi Das U.P. Badminton Academy, Lucknow


Tie 13: January 4:

Mumbai Rockets beat Awadhe Warriors

Babu Banarasi Das U.P. Badminton Academy, Lucknow


Tie 14: January 5:

North Eastern Warriors beat Bengaluru Blasters

Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai


Tie 15: January 6:

Chennai Smashers beat Ahmedabad Smash Masters

Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai


Tie 16: January 7:

Hyderabad Hunters crush Awadhe Warriors
Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai


Tie 17: January 8:

Chennai Smashers beat Bengaluru Blasters
Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai


Tie 18: January 9:

Ahmedabad Smash Masters win against Mumbai Rockets
Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai


Tie 19: January 10:

Delhi Dashers beat North Eastern Warriors

Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad


Tie 20: January 11:

Hyderabad Hunters edge Bengaluru Blasters

Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad


January 12: 1st Semi-Final

Hyderabad Hunters beat Delhi Dashers

Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad


January 13: 2nd Semi-Final

Ahmedabad Smash Masters lose to Bengaluru Blasters

Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad


January 14: FINAL

Hyderabad Hunters Vs Bengaluru Blasters

Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad - 7 PM (IST)

Story first published: Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 18:12 [IST]
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