The Indian Badminton League has started a new programme called Shuttle Express which aims at promoting badminton at school level across the country and to become the biggest school badminton championships in the world.
IBL School Programme – Mumbai Leg – 2013
This programme is officially called IBLSP (Indian Badminton League School Progamme) and is backed by top Indian badminton stars such as Saina Nehwal, Gopichand, P.V. Sindhu, Ashwini Ponnappa, Jwala Gutta and Parupalli Kashyap.
As a part of the IBLSP, there will be an intra school competition from 12th to 14th of July, 2013, followed by the finals between 28th and 31st of August, coinciding with the IBL finals scheduled for 31st of August, 2013.
Top Indian shuttlers will visit the home towns of each of the six teams participating in IBL 2013 and interact with over five lakh students from the 120 schools in these cities.
For Rajdhani Smashers Fans, given below is the campaign schedule for Rajdhani Smashers in IBL Edition 1 in 2013:
14th August, 2013 8pm IST: Krrish Delhi Smashers vs Pune Pistons at New Delhi
17th August, 2013 4pm IST: Krrish Delhi Smashers vs Hyderabad Hotshots at Lucknow
20th August, 2013 6pm IST: Krrish Delhi Smashers vs Mumbai Masters at Mumbai
22nd August, 2013 8pm IST: Krrish Delhi Smashers vs Awadhe Warriors at Pune
25th August, 2013 6pm IST: Krrish Delhi Smashers vs Banga Beats at Bangalore