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 Mumbai Masters Fans, given below is the campaign schedule for Mumbai Masters:
15th August, 2013 8pm IST: Mumbai Masters vs Banga Beats at New Delhi
17th August, 2013 8pm IST: Mumbai Masters vs Pune Pistons at Lucknow
20st August, 2013 6pm IST: Mumbai Masters vs Krrish Delhi Smashers at Mumbai
22nd August, 2013 4pm IST: Mumbai Masters vs Hyderabad Hotshots at Pune
24th August, 2013 8pm IST: Mumbai Masters vs Awadhe Warriors at Bangalore