IBL 2013, 1st semi-final: Hyderabad Hotshots thrash Pune Pistons 3-0, reach final

Inspired by the fighting spirit of their icon player Saina Nehwal, Hyderabad Hotshots thrashed Pune Pistons 3-0 in the first semi-final tie played at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.

Indian Badminton League, 1st semi-final: Hyderabad Hotshots vs Pune Pistons - As it happened

The hosts lost their last league tie against Banga Beats on Tuesday, but they would want to make a fresh start as they take on the Pune Pistons in the first semi-final of the Indian Badminton League.

Awadhe Warriors defeat Pune Pistons 3-2, both book semifinal berths

Awadhe Warriors won 3-2 against the Pune Pistons as both teams booked their semifinal berths at the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) on Monday.

Sindhu beats Schenk as Warriors edge past Pistons

Rising shuttler P V Sindhu stole the show with a hard-fought win over World No.3 Germany`s Juliane Schenk as Awadhe Warriors sailed into the semifinals of the inaugural Indian Badminton League with a clinical win over Pune Pistons on Monday.

IBL: Pune Pistons’ Sourabh Varma stuns Banga Beats’ Parupalli Kashyap

In what was the upset of the tournament, Pune Pistons’ Sourabh Varma bounced back to stun Banga Beats’ star player Parupalli Kashyap 19-21, 21-18, 11-4 on Friday in the Indian Badminton League.

Banga Beats bank on Carolina to overwhelm Pune Pistons

Banga Beats chief coach Vimal Kumar is banking on Spain`s Carolina Marin to win the women`s singles and mixed doubles against Pune Pistons in Pune on Friday.

Saina unhappy over `wrong` line judgements

Her team Hyderabad Hotshots may have easily downed the high flying Pune Pistons 4-1 but Saina Nehwal, who won a crucial point for her side after a grim struggle against world number three Juliane Schenk, said she was unhappy with some of the rulings of the umpire.

IBL: Saina leads Hyd Hotshots to easy victory over Pune Pistons

Hyderabad Hotshots, spearheaded by Indian badminton icon Saina Nehwal, brought down the high flying, unbeaten Pune Pistons in impressive style with a comprehensive 4-1 victory in the Indian Badminton League at the NSCI courts on Monday.

Indian Badminton League: Taufik Hidayat says it`s 50-50 against Pune Pistons

Former Olympic and World champion Taufik Hidayat on Sunday said all the teams in the Indian Badminton League are evenly matched and that he expects a good fight against Pune franchise.

Hyderabad Hotshots to take on high-flying Pune Pistons

Following back-to-back victories in their first two ties, high-flying Pune Pistons would be aiming to provide stiff competition to the Saina Nehwal-spearheaded Hyderabad Hotshots in their Indian Badminton League contest here on Monday.

Delhi face Hyderabad, Pune play Mumbai in Lucknow leg of IBL

Delhi Smashers would look to bring their campaign back on track when they take on high-flying Hyderabad Hotshots, while Pune Pistons would be aiming to maintain their winning run against Mumbai Masters in the second leg of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) here on Saturday.

Pune Pistons edge out Delhi Smashers 3-2 in IBL opener

Doubles specialist Ashwini Ponnappa guided Pune Pistons to a thrilling 3-2 victory against hosts Krrish Delhi Smashers in the opening match of the Indian Badminton League.