Hockey is a type of sport in which players try to get points by hitting an object into the other team's goal with a stick Hockey became popular in India when the British Regiments played the game in India and introduced it in the British .
There is no official National Game of India. Cricket and Hockey are widely popular sports in India but none of them has been declared as a national game. ... Hockey was chosen as the National Game because of the team's unparalleled distinction and matchless talent at the time