Jumping Japang IPL summer is gone…
Now monsoons have entered and it’s time for IBL…
Get your TV sets for IBL – Indian Badminton League!
[Yes…the one which Saina Nehwal, Gutta Jwala play…oops just to give you a clue!]
Never heard of IBL? Well, this year we shall witness the inaugural edition of IBL that shall flag off from this 14th August. And the news is that a consortium of Actor Nagarjuna Akkineni, veteran cricketer and popular commentator Sunil Gavaskar and former manager of the Indian cricket team Vankina Chamundeswaranath (better known as Chamundi) have bagged the ‘Mumbai Masters team’ for which Sunil Gavaskar shall act as the brand ambassador in this debut edition.
"We have been planning this for a while. We are excited to be finally part of this league. Gavaskar and Nagarjuna are big fans of badminton and Sunny loves to play the game. We are all looking forward to have a fantastic tournament next month" says Vankina Chamundeswaranath.
Out of the 29 teams in the race, six teams were finalized in which the home team ‘Hyderabad Hotshots’ is also in the league for which PVP ventures have bid for. Hyderabad, Pune, Lucknow, Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore are the other finalized franchise cities.
King Nag, the T’town’s smartest businessman who is already into bike racing has floated his yet another sporting venture. So, pull your socks for some Jumping japing again!