Nagarjuna Bagged Mumbai IBL Franchise
Legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, Southern star Nagarjuna and Hyderabad-based businessman V. Chamundeshwarnath have bagged the Mumbai franchise for the $1 million Indian Badminton League (IBL). The franchise will be known as Mumbai Masters.
Akhilesh Das Gupta, Badminton Association of India (BAI) president, said Mumbai will be a perfect catalyst for nurturing badminton and the IBL. “We appreciate Nagarjuna, Mr Gavaskar and Chamundeshwarnath for their zest to take on this endeavour with us and welcome them to the IBL family,” he said. (IANS)
The IBL, which will be played over a span of two weeks, from 14th to 31st August, will see 6 teams from Hyderabad, Pune, Lucknow, Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore, comprising of the finest players from across the globe, compete fiercely for the coveted title.