Hyderabad: Reigning PBL champions, Hyderabad Hunters, are back to defend their title this year with the golden girl of Indian Badminton P.V. Sindhu in the Hunter Colours. The Hunters will start their title defence in the new season of PBL in Mumbai on December 22, against Pune7Aces. Badminton fans will be in for a treat with PV Sindhu going head-to-head against Hunters’ former Captain Carolina Marin who will be donning the jersey for the Pune franchisee.
Hyderabad Hunters landed their icon player PV Sindhu with a stroke of luck during the auctions, making them one of the strongest teams with the potential to defend their title this season. The other top seeded players in the team include Lee Hyun Il (Korea), Bodin Issara (Thailand), Mark Caljouw(The Netherlands), Kim Sa Rang (Korea), Eom Hye Won (Korea). The team also has a young crop of players such as Sai Uttejitha Rao, Rahul Yadav, Arun George and Meghana Jakkampudi.