The GPBL, which has the blessing of the Karnataka Condition Badminton Association, has eight franchises – Bengaluru Lions, Mangalore Sharks, Mandya Bulls, Mysore Panthers, Malnad Falcons, Bandipur Tuskers, KGF Wolves and Kodagu Tigers who will be looking to developing their groups by deciding on their picks.
“We have a very talented pool of gamers. The subject will comprise gamers only from Karnataka for the initially year. After assessing all the entries with the GPBL panel of coaches, and governing council, we have classified gamers into Icon, Tier-1 and Tier-2 types.
“Coaches have taken a number of variables, including but not restricted to rating, general performance in tournaments, ability, energetic education, and Accidents into consideration even though grouping players,” claimed Prashanth Reddy, CEO Bitsport and GPBL Commissioner.
Each team contains of most of 8 gamers each individual and should really involve a person icon player, a bare minimum of two Tier-1 and Tier-2 players respectively and also a minimum of two woman players like icon class.
Every workforce has a star mentor together with Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth, Ashwini Ponappa, Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, HS Prannoy, PV Sindhu and Jwala Gutta. Double Olympic medallist Sindhu who is the mentor of the Metropolis team Bengaluru Lions reported from Kuala Lumpur that she was keen to see how the franchises pick out their groups.
“This is the initially year and I believe there are a ton of talented gamers and every single group will appear to choose a well balanced side,” reported the lanky shuttler. “To be genuine, I do not have any anticipations but I will definitely guideline and mentor my team as substantially as possible and if we earn, it would be a fantastic commence to the GPBL,” she additional.
Accomplished shuttlers – Mithun Manjunath, Raghu Mariswamy, Daniel Farid, Saneeth Dayanand, Prakash Raj, Sai Pratheek, Janani Ananthkumar and Tanya Hiremath have been accorded the position of Icon players. When the player purse for every staff will be a most of Rs 12 lakh, the base price for Icon gamers is Rs 2.5 lakh and the income cap is Rs 3.5 lakh.
The bare minimum wage for Tier-1 players is mounted at Rs 75,000 when capping it at Rs 2 lakh although Tier-3 gamers will get paid a least salary of Rs 25,000 and a most of Rs 50,000.
A full prize funds of Rs 60 lakh is at stake with Rs 24 lakh for the winners while the runners-up will pocket Rs 12 lakh. The semifinalists will get a cheque of Rs 6 lakh apiece though the 5th placed team will receive Rs 4 lakh.
The past three put groups will get paid Rs 3 lakh, Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively. Aside from the crew honours, different particular person performances in each and every activity and general period will be awarded for which a sum of Rs 4 lakh is set apart.
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