Tuesday witnessed two Hockey India League heavyweights up against each other as the Jaypee Punjab Warriors took on defending champions Ranchi Rays in Mohali. In a closely-fought encounter, the home side escaped with a narrow 2-0 win, thus avenging their defeat in the 2015 HIL final. Interestingly, this was the first win for the Punjab
The fourth season of the Coal India Hockey India League kicks off tomorrow. The new-look league comes with new squads, new coaches and also with an increase in the tournament prize money. At the end of the three-year contract period, Fresh auctions were held and teams managed to retain a handful of players along with
A below-par performance from the Indian men’s hockey team resulted in a 5-1 loss against Great Britain in the 3rd place playoff match at the FIH Hockey World League. With this defeat, India finish fourth and will not be a very happy unit as they depart from Antwerp. Alastair Brogdon, Chris Griffiths, Ashley Jackson, Adam
The Hockey India League concluded with the Ranchi Rays claiming the title. The penalty shoot-out was perhaps a fitting end to what was an exciting tournament. Hockey India League: The Good- Ranchi Rays, UP Wizards And Punjab Warriors Ranchi Rays In terms of performances put up, there is absolutely no doubt that the Punjab Warriors
The Ranchi Rays were crowned the new Hockey India League champions after they defeated Punjab Warriors in an exciting HIL final. Tied 2-2 at full time, the game went into the penalty shootout where MS Dhoni’s Ranchi Rays emerged ultimate winners by defeating their opponents 3-2. This is the second time in three seasons that
The first of the two semifinals at the Hockey India League was played between 2nd placed Ranchi Rays and 3rd placed Uttar Pradesh Wizards and saw the Ranchi Rays win in a tie breaker. 1st quarter:No chances created in first 15 minutes The first quarter saw both the teams get off to a strong start.
After four weeks of non-stop action in the league stage, the Hockey India League is now into its climax. Out of the six teams that participated in the league stage, four have managed to qualify for the Hockey India League semifinals. Punjab Warriors emerged league leaders after defeating Dabang Mumbai in the last league game.
Two last-minute goals from Ranchi Rays skipper Ashley Jackson helped them defeat the Punjab Warriors 3-2. After being 2-1 down till the last minute, Ranchi successfully snatched victory from the jaws of defeat. The win also saw the Ranchi Rays occupy the no. 1 spot on the league table for the first time. Punjab Warriors
As the third season of the Hero Hockey India League enters its final week, the top 4 teams that will be playing the semi finals have been determined. Uttar Pradesh Wizards, Ranchi Rays, Punjab Warriors and Delhi Waveriders will battle it out for a place in the big final. Hero Hockey India League table: End
A late goal from Stanley Minz saw the Ranchi Rays move closer to the top of the Hockey India League with a 3-2 win over the Punjab Warriors at Ranchi. Despite the position on the leadership board remaining unaltered, the Rays and the Warriors are now tied on points with the Warriors ahead only courtesy