Burmans take up Mumbai Franchise of Hockey India League

NEW DELHI, November 14: The Burman family, promoters of the consumer conglomerate Dabur India Ltd, has bought the Mumbai franchise of the prestigious Hockey India League (HIL) that aims to give hockey a new profile. The western megapolis joins Delhi, Lucknow, Ranchi and Punjab as the fifth team in the Hockey India League.

Hockey India League Logo“We are pleased to welcome the Burman family into our fold as HIL Mumbai franchisee,” said Hockey India Secretary-General and Hockey India League Chairman Dr Narinder Batra. “We are excited that the family behind one of India’s biggest consumer powerhouses has come on board and are confident that, like the other franchisees, it will develop a competitive squad.” Continue reading →