The Hyderabad Hunters emerged as one of the strong contenders for the Premier Badminton League in the second season, with a superlative show at the pre-season auction. The team outbid its rivals with an auction-topping price for Spanish sensation Carolina Marin. The Olympic Gold Medalist from the 2016 Rio Olympics will have Englishman Rajiv Ouseph as well as doubles specialists Wee Kiong Tan & Boon Heing Tan for company.
The team retained Satwik Sairaj & J Meghana from the previous season and made some more additions such as Sameer Verma, Krishna Priya, Sai Praneeth & Chau Hoi Wah.
With the strong team now assembled, Hyderabad Hunters will look to be even more competitive on the field in the upcoming season of the PBL, kicking off on the New Year’s Day of 2017. You can follow the links below to read more about the auction & upcoming season the Premier Badminton League.
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