The third edition of Hockey India League has been scheduled to be played from 22 January to 22 February 2015. Bhubneshwar’s Kalinga Stadium to host inaugural game of league between Kalinga Lancers and Ranchi Rays whereas final match will be hosted at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi. Hockey India has announced the schedule of tournament.
Delhi Waveriders are the defending champions in 2015 hockey India League. Delhi team captain Sardar Singh said, “We are defending champions and will be looking at retaining the title. I am sure no team will leave any stone unturned and will aim for the semifinal spots. We are aware of the challenge which is immense but we are ready for it.”
Ranchi Rays and Dabang Mumbai are the debutant teams in the tournament. Mahendra Singh Dhoni owns Ranchi Rays team in hockey India league.