Sportzlive released the schedule of Premier Badminton League Season 6

The sixth season of the Sportzlive-owned Premier Badminton League (PBL) will begin in December this year, the company said in an announcement. The Hyderabad-based firm is the official license holder of the league under the Badminton Association of India (BAI). The league, the league said, has reached over 100 million fans through TV, on-ground activities, social media and other platforms. The league consists of six franchises.

President of Badminton Association of India and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “We are thrilled to return to PBL. It is an important part of Indian badminton and has contributed to the development of the sport in the country. It has provided a much needed platform for our young players to showcase their talent on such a huge global platform, and its return is much awaited by the entire badminton fraternity.

Sanjay Mishra, Secretary, BAI said, “Indian shuttlers have benefited immensely from the PBL while playing alongside the world’s greatest players. The budding players have gained confidence and experience during the interactions and I firmly believe that the league is the key to building BAI. Will give a strong platform. Much more bench strength in the times to come.”

The league has been attended by Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth as well as Olympic champions Carolina Marin, Viktor Axelsen, Tai Tzu-ying and Lee Chong Wei among others.

SportzLive Managing Director Prasad Mangipudi said, “It was a difficult period for all of us. We are very fortunate that people have loved and their love makes this league one of the biggest events in the world of badminton. From the inception of the league to the present day, the standard of the game in India has gone up considerably. We are committed to the development of badminton in India and thus, are happy to announce the return of the league. We promise fans the same level of breathtaking action during this season. ,

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