Sneak into the Indian Sports industry world, which is at par with the global trends and brands. Within the past few years, the Indian sports economy has undergone drastic changes to promote and uplift the prospering sports brands in India. People have adapted health and wellness routines to their personal interests and well-being with the changing lifestyle and mindsets. The brands acknowledge their needs and produce trendy apparel, shoes, and fitness equipment. Moreover, technological advancements have led to an ever-increasing surge in demand for sportswear, which has benefited the Indian sports industry. The brands improvise the designs, comfort, and endurance of their products according to the changing trends and needs of people.
Growth of sports brands in India
With the rising incomes and awareness, the lives of Indian citizens undergo a process of metamorphosis that allows people to make healthy choices concerning their fitness and wellness. The sports brands in India have created a huge market due to their distinct variety of products for men, women, and children. India has a flourishing market of sportswear with evolving concepts and prospects. Some of the leading Indian sports brands that attract large consumers include Tyka, Shiv Naresh, SS, Performax, Cosco, Nivia, etc.
These sports brands have embedded their roots in the Indian economy and lifestyle for the growth and promotion of sports culture in India besides fulfilling the demands of people giving these international brands the edge.
Top 10 sports Brands in India
India has a massive market and demand for sportswear that is curtailed by the top-notch sports brands operating in the nation. There are several acclaimed brands that have prospered over time and encourage people to be actively involved in living a healthy lifestyle.
There is an existent competition between the operating brands that enforces them to manufacture a distinctive and gigantic variety of products. Indians usually prefer reputed brands like Nike, Adidas, Asics, Puma, New Balance, Lotto, etc to buy their sports apparel and other products but many people still stick to the Indian brands that compete with these global giants. Indian sports brands are desired by Indians and have evolved their fitness journey with their quality products. These sports brands are endorsed by celebrities, which makes them more worthwhile.
Here is a list of the top 10 Indian sports brands that have made us lively and productive with their latest innovations in sports apparel and equipment.
List of top 10 best Indian sports brands
|S.N||Indian Sports Brands||Founded||Headquarter||Key Person|
|1||Cosco Sports||1980||Delhi, India||Devinder Kumar Jain (Managing Director & CEO) Narinder Kumar Jain (Managing Director)|
|2||Nivia||1934||Jalandhar, Punjab, India||Founder – Nihal Chand Kharbanda. Vijay Kharabanda (Chairman & Managing Director, 1940–2017) Rajesh Kharabanda (Managing Director)|
|3||Shiv-Naresh||1987||Delhi, India||Founders: RK Singh and his son Mr. Shiv Singh|
|4||Tyka||2009||Jalandhar, Punjab||Mr. Rajan Kohli ( MD, TK Sports Private Limited )|
|5||SS||1969||Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India||Founder: N.K. Sareen|
|7||Alcis Sports||2017||Noida, Uttar Pradesh||Roshan Baid|
|8||Piranha Sportswear||2006||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.||Ashwin Karthik Ravindran – CEO|
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|Founder: Sri Teja Allaparthi|
|10||HRX||2013||Mumbai, India||Hrithik Roshan|
The top Indian sports brand that manufactures quality products without which one cannot resume playing a game of tennis and other games. Cosco sports was launched by Raj, Narinder, and Devender Jain in 1980 with a mindset to equip Indians with high-quality sports products across the nation. Gradually, their rubber business also transformed into a sports business, selling types of equipment for racquet sports.
Nivia is one of the most famous Indian brands that has been the face of various sports and represented the aspects of the game especially that of football. The brand was initially known as Freewill Sports in 1934 in Sialkot, Pakistan but later it shifted to India during the partition. Nivia brand successfully established its roots in India in 1962 under the gaze of Nihal Chand Kharbanda. The brand has earlier represented several prestigious tournaments like the Volleyball Federation of India, FIFA, All India Football |Federation, etc. Nivia has come a long way in providing cost-effective and quality products to all sports organizations.-- Advertisement --
Shiv Naresh was a small tailoring unit based in Delhi that was initiated by RK Singh, who struggled his way to conquer great opportunities. Many famous sports persons like Vijender Singh and Mary Kom have represented the brand at tournaments and sports events. The company never fails to bring glory through its valuable and affordable sports apparel. It has attained fame and fortune since its early establishment and had also pioneered becoming one of the most acclaimed sporting apparel brands in India.
Tyka is a well-known and most worn Jalandhar-based company in the sporting world. It has achieved glory by being the face of Punjab Kings in the IPL and since then it prospered to reach its zenith. It has sponsored several prestigious teams in numerous leagues like Tamil Nadu Premier League, KPL, English Country Cricket, etc. Tyka manufactures and uses creative designs for the jerseys and other sports apparel to represent the national integrity at a global level along with the good quality of products.
Sareen Sports are also known as SS is a well-established Meerut-based sports company that has manufactured sports equipment since 1969. It specializes in manufacturing best quality cricket products like bats, balls, pads, gloves, helmets, etc. Moreover, Virender Sehwag used the SS bat during his mammoth 309 against Pakistan and the nation was delighted with his performance.
The name of the brand defines itself better as it has innovatively strategized and designed Indian sports apparel. It aims and emphasizes the minute features and quality of the products, especially fabric. It is accountable for manufacturing comfortable products by inducing features like moisture-wicking fabric, anti-chafe seam, etc. Over the years, it has gained popularity for its distinctive features available at pocket-friendly prices.
Alcis Sports has come a long way and specializes in manufacturing weather-friendly sports apparel, specially designed for Indian weather. The products have succeeded in being Anti-UV, Anti Odour, Dry Tech, light, and comfortable with high agility. The company has flourished and expanded to more than 20 Indian cities. It aims to provide the best quality sports equipment for yoga, gym, football, running, etc. at affordable prices.
This Indian sports company stands out from other brands with its use of hand and digital techniques used to make sports apparel. It does not use polyester, instead manufactures cross knitted products for better moisture escape and comfort. They infuse trendy designs to make the products worth it and expand sales throughout the nation.
Vector X was founded in 1999 and has been associated with renowned sports organizations such as Bhaichung Bhutia Football School, Mumbai Football Association, etc. it has revolutionized the products that are designed using thermofusion technology that has turned out to be the most fruitful for football players.
HRX is a sportswear brand that was launched by Hrithik Roshan in 2013 to promote and motivate Indians about sports, fitness, and wellness. The brand has inspired people and is famous among the Indian natives. It manufactures and sells good-quality sports apparel and fitness equipment at affordable costs. It celebrates sports with its latest designs and admirable features that are adored by the Indian masses.