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CELEBRITY BADMINTON LEAGUE OPENS SEPT 18, DIGANTH TO LEAD STATE TEAM
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elebrities from south Indian film industries will now battle it out on badminton courts in the Celebrity Badminton League (CBL). The first season the CBL will kick off on September 18 with four teams – Karnataka Alps, Tollywood Thunders, Kerala Royals and Chennai Rockers.

Karnataka Alps will be led by actor Diganth who has represented Karnataka in Indian under-19 team. The team will consist of Kavitha Lankesh, Indrajit Lankesh, Yogesh, Ravi Chetan, Pradeep, Aindrita Ray, Sindhu Lokanath, Prajwal Devaraj, Neetu, Vanishri, Disha Poovaiah, Krishi, Harsha and Jagadish.
Puneeth Rajkumar will be the brand ambassador of the team. He told reporters that he loves sport and also badminton. He said he will try playing the game and was glad that celebrities were practicing hard for the season.

Karnataka Alps is owned by Justin Samuel James and co-owned by actress Sangavi. Moses Tychicas will be the administrative head and strategiser. Aindrita will be the team motivator. Vijay Lancy of Prakash Padukone Sports Management will coach the team.

Moses said the team is open for sponsorship and added that he aims to raise Rs 1.5 crore to 1.7 crore towards expenses and fund allocation for social causes. He said the CBL will be a game changer as the celebrities will help this game reach all over the state. He also said plans are afoot to coach two deserving children in the sport.

Sangavi said each team will have seven members and each team will have five matches against the other to decide the winner on a best of three basis. The five matches will include three men’s doubles matches, one mixed doubles match and one women’s doubles match. The game will be 11 points to be won.

Sangavi said the first league match will start on September 18 in Chennai and second match on September 24 in Kochi, third one in Bengaluru on October 8, fourth match in Hyderabad on October 22. The finals will be played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 12.

Hemachandran is the CEO and founder of the CBL.
-27/08/16

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