As per the Indian Badminton League rules, each IBL franchise has to pick one Under-19 player from their area, to be a part of the IBL 2013 team representing their franchise.
Five of the six IBL teams have announced their players. We are happy to introduce them to you.
Mumbai Masters – Harsheel Dani
- Harsheel Dani plays for Air India and is one of the most promising budding players in the juniors category.
Delhi Smashers – Utkarsh Arora
- Utkarsh Arora plays for New Delhi
Pune Pistons – Revati Devasthale
- Revati Devasthale plays for Maharashtra and is the only female player chosen so far as a part of the Under 19 category in IBL 2013.
Hyderabad Hotshots – Rahul Yadav
- Rahul Yadav is originally from Arunachal Pradesh, but has now shifted his base to Andhra Pradesh and trains at the Gopichand Academy.
Banga Beats – Daniel Farid
- Daniel Farid is from Karnataka and is another budding player in the country.
Awadhe Warriors is the only team who has not yet announced their pick and is expected to make the announcement shortly.