In the country of India, Badminton is among the most loved games. Players of all ages participate in the game, including children and adults. and even the old. It is a long-standing practice in India and dates from the Vedic period. Prakash Padukone and Pullela Gopichand were the nation's flag players in the sport for quite a while. Since the beginning of the century, an array of new badminton players have emerged to replace them.
In accordance with the Badminton World Federation's rankings according to the Badminton World Federation's rankings, one Indian played amongst the five best players around the world, both in the women's and men's tournaments in 2017. Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, P.V Sindhu, Prannoy H.S, Ajay Jayaram, and B. Sai Praneeth's impressive performances have contributed to the appeal of the sport both locally as well as internationally.
They've all made it to the top by competing in and winning various competitions in the country. These competitions have given them the exposure, knowledge and an understanding of the contests they'll face on a global scale. The day is now, KreedOn brings you complete details on the most important Badminton tournaments that take place in India.
International level competitions regardless of the sport provide a foundation for all athletes who wish to be world-class athletes. Badminton is a sport practiced throughout India since 1934 when it was the time that the Badminton Association of India (BAI) was formed. In 1936 BAI holds national-level events in India as a registered society under the society act.
Premier Badminton League
The Premier Badminton League is India's only commercial or franchise badminton league. It was founded in 2013 under it was known as the Indian Badminton League and has since grown into international renown and popular tournament in India. The inaugural campaign of the Indian Badminton League featured six teams and the Hyderabad Hotshots taking home the trophy. The tournament was not played for three years following the first season. The event was revived in 2016 under the name of The Premier Badminton League. This season, the 3rd of Premier Badminton League will feature the Hyderabad Hunters.
The BAI hosts a variety of All India ranking tournaments at different levels, including Sub Junior (u13 and u15) and junior (u17 as well as u19) in addition to the Senior (u17 as well as u19). Tournaments are scheduled all through the year and in a range of cities. This gives everyone the opportunity to take part and that the talent of every player is not recognized. There are a variety of categories that a player can play at three levels Boys Singles, Boys Doubles, Girls Singles Girls Doubles as well as Mixed Doubles (U-19 and seniors only). These tournaments will lead to being selected for the Indian Badminton team.
All India Inter-Institutional Badminton Tournament
Teams of the Reserve Bank of India, LIC of India, BSNL Sports Board, Airports Authority of India, Food Corporation of India, Ordnance Factory Sports Control Board, Department of Atomic Energy, Air Force Sports Control Board, and Employees State Insurance Corporation will be competing in both individual and team competitions at this year's All India Inter-Institutional Badminton Tournament.
Men Singles Men Singles Doubles Women Singles Women Doubles mixed Doubles comprise the different divisions that are part of the team event.
The best team will be invited for Senior Nationals. Senior National Championship and the Finalists of all events can take part in Senior Nationals.
Sub Junior Indian National Badminton Championships
Badminton Events in India: Annually, the Sub Junior National Badminton Championships are held. They usually take place towards the end of the calendar year. This year, the 32nd Sub Junior Championship will take place in 2018. It's generally divided into two categories that are U13 as well as U15. Both girls and boys are able to compete in the tournament. Furthermore, under each of them the common divisions of doubles and singles. Doubles are two singles. entries from every state along with the top 16 singles and the top 8 doubles players in those in the BAI ranking are allowed to participate in the competition.