Chennai to host PBL matches
Chennai will host matches in the third edition of Premier Badminton League (PBL) at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here from January 5 to 9, 2018
Chennai will host matches in the third edition of Premier Badminton League (PBL) at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here from January 5 to 9, 2018. The tournament gets underway on December 23. The organisers, Sportzlive Entertainment, said in a press release that the spectators can see Chennai Smashers, the home team, in action subject to the final schedule.
The Smashers includes among others India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu and English mixed doubles team of Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock. The finals of the eight-team tournament are slated to be held on January 14, 2018. "We are glad to have Chennai back on PBL's map," Atul Pande, the man behind the league, said.
Pande thanked Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) for its support. "We wouldn't have been able to plan something so grand without their support," he said.
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