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 Lucknow franchise - Lucknow Warriors.
Team - Lucknow Warriors
Owners: Sahara India Pariwar
Host Association: Uttar Pradesh Badminton Association
Host Stadium: Babu Banarsi Das UP Badminton Academy
Costliest player: PV Sindhu (India) $80,000
List of players bought in the auction
PV Sindhu (India) $80,000
Wei Feng Chong (Malaysia) $25,000
RMV Gurusaidutt (India) $40,000
Sapsiree Taerattanachai (Thailand) $15,000
Marcis Kido (Indonesia) $15,500
Maneepong Jongjit (Thailand) $10,000
K Srikanth (India) $34,000
Ruthvika Shivani (India) $3,000
K Maneesha (India) $26,000
Nanda Gopal (India) $10,000
Lucknow Warriors schedule
Vs Pune Pistons - August 26
Vs Krrish Delhi Smashers - August 22
Vs Mumbai Masters - August 24
Vs Banga Beats - August 18
Vs Hyderabad Hotshots - August 14