India’s Professional hockey tournament the 2017 Hockey India League (HIL) which is also known as Coal India Hockey India League due to sponsorship reasons is going to start from 21st January 2017 while final will be played on 26th February 2017. The fifth season of Hockey India League will host 6 teams this time and will be played between January to February. Below is the 2017 Hockey India League Schedule, Fixtures & Teams list defining the whole season.
The defending champions Punjab Warriors, who won the tournament in 2016. While The starting match of HIL 2017 will be between the host team Dabang Mumbai who will face Ranchi Rays in Mumbai. The Finals of the league will be played at the Jaypee Punjab Warriors stadium at Chandigarh.
2017 Hockey India League Schedule
|21, January||Saturday||7 PM||DABANG MUMBAI||Vs. RANCHI RAYS||Mumbai|
|22, January||Sunday||7 PM||KALINGA LANCERS||Vs. DELHI WAVERIDERS||Bhubaneswar|
|23, January||Monday||7 PM||KALINGA LANCERS||Vs. RANCHI RAYS||Bhubaneswar|
|24, January||Tuesday||7 PM||DABANG MUMBAI||Vs. UP WIZARDS||Mumbai|
|26, January||Thursday||7 PM||RANCHI RAYS||Vs. KALINGA LANCERS||Ranchi|
|27, January||Friday||7 PM||DABANG MUMBAI||Vs. PUNJAB WARRIORS||Mumbai|
|28, January||Saturday||7 PM||RANCHI RAYS||Vs. DELHI WAVERIDERS||Ranchi|
|29, January||Sunday||7 PM||KALINGA LANCERS||Vs. UP WIZARDS||Bhubaneswar|
|30, January||Monday||7 PM||DABANG MUMBAI||Vs. DELHI WAVERIDERS||Mumbai|
|31, January||Tuesday||7 PM||DABANG MUMBAI||Vs. KALINGA LANCERS||Mumbai|
|01, February||Wednesday||7 PM||RANCHI RAYS||Vs. PUNJAB WARRIORS||Ranchi|
|02, February||Thursday||7 PM||RANCHI RAYS||Vs. DABANG MUMBAI||Ranchi|
|03, February||Friday||7 PM||KALINGA LANCERS||Vs. PUNJAB WARRIORS||Bhubaneswar|
|04, February||Saturday||7 PM||RANCHI RAYS||Vs. UP WIZARDS||Ranchi|
|05, February||Sunday||7 PM||KALINGA LANCERS||Vs. DABANG MUMBAI||Bhubaneswar|
|07, February||Tuesday||7 PM||DELHI WAVERIDERS||Vs. PUNJAB WARRIORS||Delhi|
|08, February||Wednesday||7 PM||DELHI WAVERIDERS||Vs. UP WIZARDS||Delhi|
|09, February||Thursday||7 PM||PUNJAB WARRIORS||Vs. RANCHI RAYS||Chandigarh|
|10, February||Friday||7 PM||UP WIZARDS||Vs. KALINGA LANCERS||Lucknow|
|11, February||Saturday||7 PM||PUNJAB WARRIORS||Vs. DABANG MUMBAI||Chandigarh|
|12, February||Sunday||7 PM||DELHI WAVERIDERS||Vs. KALINGA LANCERS||Delhi|
|14, February||Tuesday||7 PM||PUNJAB WARRIORS||Vs. UP WIZARDS||Chandigarh|
|15, February||Wednesday||7 PM||DELHI WAVERIDERS||Vs. DABANG MUMBAI||Delhi|
|16, February||Thursday||7 PM||UP WIZARDS||Vs. Ranchi Rays||Lucknow|
|17, February||Friday||7 PM||PUNJAB WARRIORS||Vs. DELHI WAVERIDERS||Chandigarh|
|18, February||Saturday||7 PM||PUNJAB WARRIORS||Vs. KALINGA LANCERS||Chandigarh|
|19, February||Sunday||7 PM||UP WIZARDS||Vs. DELHI WAVERIDERS||Lucknow|
|20, February||Monday||7 PM||UP WIZARDS||Vs. PUNJAB WARRIORS||Lucknow|
|21, February||Tuesday||7 PM||DELHI WAVERIDERS||Vs. RANCHI RAYS||Delhi|
|22, February||Wednesday||7 PM||UP WIZARDS||Vs. DABANG MUMBAI||Lucknow|
|25, February||Saturday||TBC SF1||Team 1||Vs. Team 4||Chandigarh|
|TBC SF2||Team 2||Vs. Team 3|
|26, February||Sunday||TBC 3v4||Loser M31||Vs. Loser M32||Chandigarh|
|TBC Final||Winner M31||Vs. Winner M32|
2017 Hockey India League Teams
Total 6 teams will be competing in this season of 2017 Hockey India League. Each team will play 10 matches in the tournament. As per the schedule, the season will start on 21st January 2017. The semi-finals and the final will be played on 25th and 26th February 2017 respectively in Chandigarh.
|Uttar Pradesh Wizards||Lucknow|
2017 Hockey India League Format
The League is played for two months from January to February.
Each of the 6 teams will play 10 matches in the tournament.
The Best four teams will head over to semi-finals and the winning two teams will clash in the finals and the winner in the final will be crowned the winner of the Hockey India League.