The six franchises had a purse of $275,000 to buy players in the auction, which was held a few days back in Delhi. Each team comprises of 11 players - four foreign, six Indians and one junior.
Matches will be played on home and away format in four categories - men's singles, men's doubles, women's singles and mixed doubles.
The top four will make the semi-finals. The final is scheduled for August 31 in Mumbai.
Here, get to know about Bangalore franchise - Banga Beats.
Team: Banga Beats - Bangalore
Owners: BOP Group
Host Association: Karnataka Badminton Association
Host stadium: Kanteerava Indoor Stadium
Costliest player: Parupalli Kashyap ($75,000)
Chief coach: U Vimal Kumar
List of players purchased in auction
Parupalli Kashyap (India) $75,000
Hu Yun (Hong Kong) $50,000
Carolina Marin (Spain) $10,000
Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei) $25,000
Carston Margensen (Denmark) $50,000
Akshay Dhanwalkar (India) $36,000
Aparna Balan (India) $12,000
Aditya Prakash (India) $5,000
Arvind Bhat (India) $7,500
J Meghana (India) $4,000
"Banga Beats" is an ode to that spirit and soul of sports-loving people of one of the most ethnically-diverse cities in the world! In fact, the Banga Beats logo, truly captures the mind, soul and imagination of the people of Karnataka," says the franchise.
Banga Beats schedule
Vs Mumbai Masters - August 14
Vs Lucknow Warriors - August 18
Vs Krrish Delhi Smashers - August 25
Vs Hyderabad Hotshots - August 27
Vs Pune Pistons - August 23