Lee Chong Wei excited to be a part of IBL

Applaudin Indian Badminton League for organising the first-ever auction for badminton players, Lee said, "It is a new concept and will thrill the fans no doubt. I hope the team owners will also make some good choices." The IBL auction will be held in the Capital on July 22.

updated: July 20, 2013 18:01 IST
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New Delhi: The biggest star in the upcoming Indian Badminton League, world number one Lee Chong Wei on Saturday said that he is excited about exploring the different cities during the inaugural edition of the USD one million event commencing on August 14.

The two-time Olympic silver medallist said he was looking forward to playing with different nationalities and interacting with fans in different cities in India during the the competition.

"It will be exciting to play in different cities in India. I have been travelling a lot to New Delhi but this will be a new experience and I hope to have a great time teaming up with players from different countries," Lee said in a statement issued today.

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