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Awadhe Warriors' Beiwen Zhang stuns PV Sindhu in PBL4

World No. 10 Beiwen Zhang stunned Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu in the women's singles event as Awadhe Warriors took an unassailable 4-0 lead over Hyderabad Hunters in a Premier Badminton League (PBL) match at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad on Friday.

Dec 29, 2018, 22:44 PM IST

PBL: Saina Nehwal leads Awadhe Warriors' 4-3 win over North Eastern Warriors

Saina Nehwal scripted a sensational comeback win over Canada's Michelle Li to guide Awadhe Warriors to a superb 4-3 victory over newcomers North Eastern Warriors in the third Premier Badminton League (PBL) here on Saturday.

Dec 31, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Awadhe Warriors shock defending champions Chennai Smashers in 2017 Pro Badminton League opener

Awadhe Warriors overcame the last-minute pullout of star player Saina Nehwal owing to an injury, as they stunned defending champions Chennai Smashers in the Premier Badminton League opener. 

Dec 24, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Saina Nehwal misses PBL-3 opener against PV Sindhu due to ankle niggle

Awadhe Warriors' star attraction Sania Nehwal was ruled out of the opening match of the 3rd Premier Badminton League (PBL) against Chennai Smashers on Saturday, here, as she had not fully recovered from a right ankle niggle.

Dec 23, 2017, 21:16 PM IST

Sindhu's Smashers clash with Saina's Warriors in PBL opener

The semifinals will take place on January 12 and 13 followed by the final, which will be held the very next day, on January 14.

Nov 27, 2017, 21:15 PM IST

PBL: PV Sindhu finally prevails over Saina Nehwal, guides Chennai to finals

Expectations touched a crescendo as Sindhu and Sindhu took the court with crowd rooting for the two stalwarts in equal measure.

Jan 13, 2017, 23:10 PM IST

PBL: Carolina Marin, Sameer Verma guide Hyderabad to semifinals

Saina Nehwal's Awadhe Warriors were the first to qualify for the knockout stage and Chennai Smashers and Mumbai Rockets also had joined them in the semi-finals.

Jan 12, 2017, 22:13 PM IST

PBL 2017: Chennai Smashers defeat table-toppers Awadhe Warriors 4-3

In the super match, P V Sindhu straightaway dominated the proceedings, winning the opening game 11-4 easily.

Jan 11, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

PBL 2017: Saina Nehwal's Awadhe Warriors beat Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 to reach semifinals

In the second men's singles, 2014 China Open winner Kidambi Srikanth then stunned World No. 3 Axelsen 11-9 11-9 to give a 2-1 lead to the Awadhe Warriors.

Jan 09, 2017, 22:12 PM IST

PBL: Saina Nehwal shines but Awadhe Warriors loses to Mumbai Rockets 4-3

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal  got her rhythm back, won her high profile clash against Sung Ji Hyun of Mumbai Rockets 

Jan 07, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

PBL: Saina Nehwal leads Awadhe Warriors to easy win over Delhi Acers

The 26-year-old outplayed Nitchaon 14-12 11-7 in a trump match to register her first win of the league.

Jan 05, 2017, 23:01 PM IST

PBL 2017: World no.2 Carolina Marin beats Saina Nehwal, helps Awadhe Warriors crush Hyderabad Hunters 5-0

Olympic and world champion Carolina Marin moved past 2012 Games bronze medallist Saina Nehwal 15-14, 11-5.

Jan 03, 2017, 10:01 AM IST

World No.1 Carolina Marin excited to play against India's PV Sindhu in PBL

Marin and Sindhu famously clashed in the Rio Olympics where Marin won the gold and Sindhu bagged the silver.

Dec 31, 2016, 12:15 PM IST

Badminton ace Saina Nehwal pulls out of Syed Modi citing illness

With Saina withdrawing, two-time bronze medallist at World Championship P V Sindhu will spearhead the Indian challenge.

Jan 26, 2016, 23:40 PM IST

Mumbai Rockets beat Awadhe Warriors to enter PBL finals

The Mumbai side would now take on the Delhi Acers in the Summit Clash at the Siri Forts Sports Complex in the Capital on Sunday.

Jan 15, 2016, 23:12 PM IST

Delhi Acers drub Chennai Smashers, enter PBL final

The Acers exacted revenge for their 3-4 loss to the Chennai-based team in the league phase and won the crucial semifinal to put one hand on the PBL trophy.

Jan 14, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

Chennai Smashers knockout Bengaluru Top Guns, qualify for PBL semis

In the first semifinal on Thursday, the Acers will take on the Smashers while the Warriors will face Rockets in the second last-four clash on Friday.

Jan 13, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

PBL: Saina Nehwal helps Awadhe Warriors trump Bengaluru Top Guns

World No.2 Saina then defeated Suo Di of Thailand in their trump match to take an unassailable 3-1 lead over Bengaluru Top Guns in the five-match tie.

Jan 06, 2016, 23:58 PM IST

Premier Badminton League: Chennai Smashers beat Delhi Acers, register 2nd win

The Smashers had earlier defeated Mumbai Rockets 3-2 in their opening tie two days ago.

Jan 05, 2016, 21:00 PM IST

Premier Badminton League: Saina Nehwal's Awadhe Warriors register convincing win over Delhi Aces

Olympic bronze medallist Saina, B Sai Praneeth and doubles pair of Bodin Issara and Cai Yun won their respective matches to take an unassailable 4-1 lead over Delhi in their second tie.

Jan 04, 2016, 23:12 PM IST