"Looking at the buzz it created, HIL was a huge success. 1.46 crore people watched first 6 games on HIL which was nearly double of Euro 2012. Every hockey fan around the world was hooked to it (except the English). In terms of players, it did not bring new players. The likes of Mandeep Singh were already well known in India, WSH did much better. The tournament gave chance for players to earn money and improve their game. Verdict- Success"