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IBL 2013 Official Coaches of all six teams announced

Indian Badminton League (IBL) organizers have announced the names of all the six coaches for the teams participating in IBL 2013.

Banga Beats – U Vimal Kumar

Vimal Kumar - Coach for Banga Beats IBL 2013 team

Vimal Kumar – Coach for Banga Beats IBL 2013 team

Vimal Kumar is a former Indian National player, originally from Kerala. He is currently the director of Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy in Bangalore.

Achievements as a Player

  • Two times National Champion
  • Winner at French Open in 1983 and 1984
  • Represented India in 1992 Barcelona Olympics

Delhi Smashers – Rashid Sidek

Rashid Sidek - Coach of Delhi Smashers IBL team in 2013

Rashid Sidek – Coach of Delhi Smashers IBL team in 2013

Rashid Sidek is from Malaysia and one of the popular Sidek brothers who used to rule world badminton purely due to their magic on court.

Achievements as a Player

  • Winner of Malaysian Open in 1990, 1991 and 1992
  • Winner of World Grand Prix in 1992
  • Winner of ABC Championships in 1992
  • Winner of Brunei Open in 1995
  • Winner of French Open in 1996
  • Bronze medal winner in 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games

Hyderabad Hotshots – Rajendra Kumar S

Rajendra Kumar J - Coach of Hyderabad Hotshots IBL team in 2013

Rajendra Kumar J – Coach of Hyderabad Hotshots IBL team in 2013

Rajendra Kumar was born on 25th February 1965 and is currently with Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad.

Achievements

  • Joined Gopichand Academy in 2008 and has been instrumental in handling the academy, supporting Gopichand

Lucknow Warriors – Hafiz Hashim

Hafiz Hashim - Coach of Lucknow Warriors IBL team in 2013

Hafiz Hashim – Coach of Lucknow Warriors IBL team in 2013

Achievements as a Player

  • Winner of Commonwealth Games in 2002
  • Winner of All England Championships in 2003
  • Winner of Thailand Open in 2005
  • WInner of Swiss Open in 2005
  • Winner of Dutch Open in 2005
  • Winner of Denmark Open in 2005
  • Winner of German Open in 2005
  • Winner of Phillipines Open in 2006

Mumbai Masters – Aparna Popat

Aparna Popat - Mumbai Masters Coach in IBL 2013

Aparna Popat – Mumbai Masters Coach in IBL 2013

Aparna Popat is with Prakash Padukone Academy based out of Bangalore.

Achievements as a Player

  • Won the National championships 9 times between 1997 and 2006
  • Won the French Open Women Singles finals in 1998
  • Won the Gold Medal at the SAARC Championships
  • First Indian Badminton player to reach the finals of World Junior Championships – in 1996 in Denmark
  • Runner up at Commonwealth Games at Kuala Lumpur

Pune Pistons – Nikhil Kanetkar

Nikhil Kanetkar - Coach of Pune Pistons IBL team in 2013

Nikhil Kanetkar – Coach of Pune Pistons IBL team in 2013

Nikhil Kanetkar is a former Indian national badminton player who currently runs Nikhil Kanetkar Badminton Academy in Pune

Achievements

  • Represented India in 2004 Olympic Games

Wishing all the six coaches good luck in their efforts with their respective teams.

IBL 2013 Schedule Is Here

Indian Badminton League has come out with the schedule of matches for the inaugural edition of IBL in August 2013.

IBL 2013 Schedule

IBL 2013 Schedule

Delhi Smashers will face off with Pune Pistons on the opening day on 14th August, 2013.

The complete schedule is provided below:

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IBL Six Teams Announced for IBL 2013

The IBL has announced the names of the six teams that will be participating in this year’s IBL.
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The teams are

Hyderabad – Hyderabad HotShots
Delhi – Krrish Delhi Smashers
Mumbai – Mumbai Masters
Bangalore – Banga Beats
Pune – Pune Pistons and
Lucknow – Lucknow Awadhe Warriors

The dates for the tournament have also been finalised from 14th August 2013 to 31st August 2013.

The complete schedule of all the matches for IBL 2013 is available here

IBL Matches at Lucknow in IBL 2013

For fans in Lucknow, given below is the complete schedule of matches in IBL 2013 in Lucknow:

17th August, 2013: Krrish Delhi Smashers Vs Hyderabad Hotshots at at 4pm IST
17th August, 2013: Mumbai Masters Vs Pune Pistons at 8pm IST
18th August, 2013: Banga Beats Vs Awadhe Warriors at 8pm IST (Home team Lucknow Warriors are playing on 18th August)

For Lucknow Warriors fans, a list of all IBL matches for Lucknow Warriors in IBL 2013 is available here

A complete schedule of all matches in IBL 2013 is available here

Bangalore Banga Beats Match Schedule in IBL 2013

For Karnataka Kings Fans, given below is the campaign schedule for Karnataka Kings:
15th August, 2013 8pm IST: Banga Beats vs Mumbai Masters at New Delhi
18th August, 2013 6pm IST: Banga Beats vs Awadhe Warriors at Lucknow
23rd August, 2013 6pm IST: Banga Beats vs Pune Pistons at Pune
25th August, 2013 6pm IST: Banga Beats vs Krrish Delhi Smashers at Bangalore
27th August, 2013 6pm IST: Banga Beats vs Hyderabad Hotshots at Hyderabad

A list of all IBL matches in Bangalore in IBL 2013 is available here

A complete list of all IBL matches and their schedule is available here

Jain International School has been chosen as the school partner for IBL School Programme Bangalore leg.

Shuttle Express - IBLSP - Bangalore - 2013

IBL School Programme – Bangalore

Awadhe Warriors Match Schedule in IBL 2013

For Lucknow Warriors Fans, given below is the campaign schedule for Lucknow Warriors:
15th August, 2013 4pm IST: Awadhe Warriors vs Hyderabad Hotshots at New Delhi
18th August, 2013 6pm IST: Awadhe Warriors vs Banga Beats at Lucknow
22nd August, 2013 8pm IST: Awadhe Warriors vs Krrish Delhi Smashers at Pune
24th August, 2013 8pm IST: Awadhe Warriors vs Mumbai Masters at Bangalore
26th August, 2013 8pm IST: Awadhe Warriors vs Pune Pistons at Hyderabad

A list of all matches to be held at Lucknow in IBL 2013 is available here

A complete list of all IBL matches and their schedule is available here

La Martiniere has been chosen as the school partner for the Lucknow leg of the IBL – School Programme – Shuttle Express, for IBL 2013.

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