Hockey India League (HIL), known as the Coal India Hockey India League is a professional league organized by Hockey India, the governing body for the sport in India.
HIL, along with the Indian Premier League, Indian Super League, and Pro Kabaddi League, is considered one of the major sports leagues in the country.HIL consists of six teams, with the regular season lasting two months from January to February, with each team playing 10 games.The top four teams at the end of the season move into the play-offs, where the championship game decides the Hockey India League winner.
2017 Champions: Kalinga Lancers
2016 Champions: Punjab Warriors
2015 Champions: Ranchi Rays
HIL Teams - 2017
|Team||City||Home Ground||Squad Details|
|Ranchi Rays||Ranchi||Birsa Munda Football Stadium||Team Details|
|Punjab Warriors||Chandigrah||Sector 42 Stadium||Team Details|
|Delhi Waveriders||Delhi||Shivaji Hockey Stadium||Team Details|
|Kalinga Lancers||Bhubaneshwar||Kalinga Stadium||Team Details|
|Dabang Mumbai||Mumbai||Mahindra Hockey Stadium||Team Details|
|Uttar Pradesh Wizards||Lucknow||Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium||Team Details|