New Delhi: BAI boss Akhilesh Das Gupta on Thursday announced a lapse of a Indian Badminton League after a two-year gap.
The IBL will be a 15-day event from Jan 2-17, featuring 6 teams that will conflict it out in a USD 1 million competition.
Present during a deteriorate dual launch were ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth and P V Sindhu.
Das Gupta positive that a contest will be bigger and improved than a initial edition.
“It’s a unapproachable impulse for me currently as we announce a second book of a Indian Badminton League and that we can assure you, will be bigger and incomparable than a initial edition,” he said.
The discussion even witnessed a introduction of Shuttle India – a 6 city propagandize module to brand immature talent during a grassroot level. The module will be played opposite several schools in all 6 franchisee cities and any city will declare matches being played among a immature students in both boys and girls category.
Speaking on a Shuttle India initiative, Gupta added, “The thought of formulating a badminton joining was not usually to get general players on a same height though even emanate a height for a immature guns during grassroots turn to take a competition as a career and Shuttle India is an beginning towards that goal. With schools participating from opposite 6 cities, we are awaiting outrageous appearance among a students who are already removing grave training of a same during a internal level.”
Two authorization owners have already been announced with Delhi being bought by Infinite Computer Solutions, and Lucknow will again have a Sahara Parivar who are famous for their grant to Indian sports.
“The rest of a franchisees are in allege talks and a proclamation for a same to be done soon,” pronounced BAI in a statement.