• Notwithstanding Hockey India's diktat asking players to either stay away from the World Series Hockey or risk losing their place in the national side, the current Indian team members have signed on and received advanced payments to play in the league
  • WSH is a lucrative franchise—based event organised by the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) and Nimbus Sports. IHF is not affiliated to the FIH and the world body recognises Hockey India (HI) as the national federation