New Delhi: Jan 18; The final of the Premier Badminton League had everything what the audiences come to watch for-thrilling matches, stunning comebacks, full-on entertainment and deserving champions in Delhi Acers. The crowds also turned up in the large number to witness the re-christened league finale on a chilly Sunday evening at the Siri Fort Sports Complex.
Having done well in the league stage, the Delhi Acers continued their hot streak and were crowned the PBL 2016 champions with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Mumbai Rockets in the star-studded final with Rajiv Ouseph winning the final match, Delhi's nominated trump game, against RMV Gurusaidutt 15-11, 15-6 to overturn a 2-3 deficit.
THE PBL had its share of glitz and glamour as well with bollywood stars and politicians make their appearances in the league finals. The PBL final also saw what International Tennis Premier League (IPTL) matches and Pro Wrestling final witnessed in Delhi recently. PBL brand ambassador and bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan and Ritiesh Deshmukh enthralled the crowd with the exhibition match they played with Indian stars P V Sindhu, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa.