New Delhi, Nov 25:
Odisha capital Bhubaneswar will host the 2015 Hockey India League (HIL) opener at its new Kalinga Stadium, Hockey India (HI) announced Tuesday.
The third edition of the league, featuring six franchisee-based city teams, will be held from Jan 22 to Feb 22.
Kalinga Lancers will play the opening game against Ranchi Rays. Dabang Mumbai will make their debut against Jaypee Punjab Warriors Jan 23 in Mumbai, post which Uttar Pradesh Wizards will take on defending champions Delhi Waveriders on the same day in Lucknow.
The semi-finals and final will be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi Feb 21 and 22. (IANS)