IBL 2013: Cricketers bat for the League

Zee Media Bureau/ Chaitan Papnai

New Delhi: The inaugural season of Indian Badminton League is getting popular with every passing day.

Luckily for the game and the League, Indian cricketers are also showing interest in the League by supporting their respective teams.

On Sunday, former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid reached the Kanteerva indoor stadium in Bangalore to support the home side of Banga Beats, with his family.

Earlier, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, Ajit Agarkar and Syed Kirmani also visited Sardar Patel Stadium (NSCI) to cheer their home side in Mumbai Masters.

Another Indian cricketer R Ashwin is also following IBL. He recently tweeted: “Really enjoyed watching the IBL so far, happy supporting the underdog in each and every game.”

In fact one of the former Indian skippers, Sunil Gavaskar is the co-owner of the franchise -- Mumbai Masters.