The Year 2015 saw the rise of many new sporting events in India. Sporting events like PRO Kabbadi got everybody’s attention especially of Indian youth. And with ISL 2015 on the corner, we expect this amazing sports carnival to get even bigger. Take a look at all major upcoming sporting events in India next year.

Indian super league 2015

Date – 3October – 6December 2015

Place – India

After the success of its first season in 2014, Indian super league 2015 is just round the corner for every football fan.

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Indian super league 2015 will start from October 3rd and end on 6th December. However, finals of ISL 2015 will begin on 11th of December and end on 20th of December.

The inaugural Indian Super league was won by Atletico de Kolkata by 1-0 to Kerala Blasters. And certainly, there will be much pressure on the defending champions to not to let the title slip away. Below are the names of all the eight teams playing in Indian Super league 2015 –

  • Atletico de Kolkata
  • Chennaiyin
  • Delhi Dynamos
  • FC Goa
  • Kerala Blasters
  • Mumbai City
  • North east united
  • Pune City

Indian Table Tennis League 2016

Date – 28May – 12 June 2016

Place – India

We have good news for all the table tennis followers in India – The first ever edition of Indian Table Tennis League will be held next year from May 28 to June 12. And guess what? Indian Table Tennis league will have prize money of whopping 1 crore INR.

There will be 8 teams with each team containing a foreign player. However, the format of the event is yet to be fixed.

ICC World Cup T20 2016

Date – 11March – 3April 2016

Place – India

Cricket has made more fans than any other Sport in India and it will continue to entertain people with its next event – ICC World Cup T20 2016. The sixth edition of ICC World Cup T20 will be held in India from 11 March to 3 April next year. The tournament will feature 16 teams out of which 10 teams will qualify automatically and the rest 6 teams will have to play qualifiers.

Sri Lanka, who defeated India in 2014 T20 World cup by 4 runs, will be defending champions this year.

AFC U-16 Championship

Date – 15September – 2October 2016

Place – India

Organist and managed by Asian Football Confederation, the AFC U-16 Championship will be hosted by India next year.

A total of 16 teams including Australia, North Korea, Saudi Arabia and others participate in this under 16 men’s football event which are held after every two year. This is India’s 7th appearance in the competition.

The AFC U-16 2014 championship was won by North Korea (their 2nd title) against South Korea by a score of 2-1.