MS Dhoni's Ranchi Rays win HIL 3 crown on debut
MS Dhoni's Ranchi Rays win HIL 3 crown on debut

New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) Debutants Ranchi Rays produced an inspired performance and twice came back from a goal down to beat favourites Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the shoot-out and emerge champions of the third Hero Hockey India League at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here today.

Delhi play Punjab, Ranchi take on UP in HIL semifinals
Delhi play Punjab, Ranchi take on UP in HIL semifinals

After four weeks of non-stop action, the 3rd Hero Hockey India League will reach its crescendo with debutants Ranchi Rays and UP Wizards locking horns in the first semifinal while defending champions Delhi Waveriders take on Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the second match here on Saturday.

Punjab Warriors sign off in style, beat Dabang Mumbai 3-2
Punjab Warriors sign off in style, beat Dabang Mumbai 3-2

Their semifinal berth already secured, Jaypee Punjab Warriors signed off their league engagements on a resounding note, beating bottom-placed Dabang Mumbai 3-2 here today to finish on top of the round robin stage of the third Hero Hockey India League.

Punjab Warriors to meet Dabang Mumbai in the last league match
Punjab Warriors to meet Dabang Mumbai in the last league match

Having already booked a berth in the semifinals, Jaypee Punjab Warriors would be looking to sign off the league stage with a win against the bottom-placed Dabang Mumbai, who would be playing for pride in their last league match of the Hero Hockey India League here on Thursday.

HIL: Ranchi Rays upset Punjab Warriors 3-2, go on top
HIL: Ranchi Rays upset Punjab Warriors 3-2, go on top

 Captain Ashley Jackson scored a brilliant hat-trick, including two stunning goals in the dying moments, as Ranchi Rays recorded an upset 3-2 win over Punjab Warriors in a thrilling match of the Hero Hockey India League here today.

Warriors eye revenge against Rays in HIL
Warriors eye revenge against Rays in HIL

Currently positioned third in the Hockey India League (HIL), Jaypee Punjab Warriors will look to avenge their defeat against Ranchi Rays in Tuesday’s match at the International Hockey Stadium here. In their previous tie in Ranchi, the Rays outplayed the Warriors 2-1.

HIL 3: Delhi Waveriders look to push for semis berth
HIL 3: Delhi Waveriders look to push for semis berth

Defending champions Delhi Waveriders will aim at securing for themselves a semifinal berth when they face joint-leaders Ranchi Rays in a Hero Hockey India League (HIL) encounter at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Saturday.

HIL 3: Kalinga Lancers take on Delhi Waveriders at home
HIL 3: Kalinga Lancers take on Delhi Waveriders at home

The 2015 edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) is all set to witness the first clash between Kalinga Lancers and Delhi Waveriders at the Kalinga Stadium here Thursday.

Punjab Warriors aim to remain on top in HIL
Punjab Warriors aim to remain on top in HIL

Front-runners Punjab Warriors aim to get their act together after an away loss when they take on defending champions Delhi Waveriders in a Hero Hockey India League (HIL) encounter at the International Hockey Stadium here Saturday.

HIL: UP Wizards end Punjab Warriors' winning run
HIL: UP Wizards end Punjab Warriors' winning run

Table-toppers Jaypee Punjab Warriors on Wednesday suffered their first defeat in the 2015 Hockey India League 2015 after going down 1-2 against Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Dhyan Chand Sports College here.

Punjab Warriors hope to continue winning run in HIL 3

Comfortably placed a the top the points table, Jaypee Punjab Warriors would be hoping to consolidate their position when they take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a league match of the third Hero Hockey India League (HIL), here tomorrow.

Punjab Warriors beat Kalinga Lancers 2-1 in HIL
Punjab Warriors beat Kalinga Lancers 2-1 in HIL

 Punjab Warriors took over Kalinga Lancers 2-1 in a Hockey India League match, here on Sunday.

Punjab Warriors take on Kalinga Lancers in HIL 3
Punjab Warriors take on Kalinga Lancers in HIL 3

After a thumping 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Delhi Waveriders, Jaypee Punjab Warriors would look to carry on their winning momentum when they take on Kalinga Lancers in their Hero Hockey India League match here on Sunday.

HIL: Punjab Warriors stage fantastic fightback, beat Delhi Waveriders 3-1

Jaypee Punjab Warriors continued their impressive run and came from a goal down to beat defending champions Delhi Waveriders 3-1 and register their third consecutive win in the Hero Hockey India League here today.

Delhi Waveriders eye first win in HIL 3 on Friday
Delhi Waveriders eye first win in HIL 3 on Friday

Still to register a win in the tournament so far, defending champions Delhi Waveriders will be desperate to turn the tables around on their home turf when they play table toppers Jaypee Punjab Warriors in a league match of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) here tomorrow.

HIL 3: Ranchi Rays hold Dabang Mumbai 2-2
HIL 3: Ranchi Rays hold Dabang Mumbai 2-2

Ranchi Rays came from two goals down to secure a hard-fought draw against Dabang Mumbai in their Hockey India League (HIL) match here yesrerday evening.

HIL played a big part in Indian hockey's resurgence: Jamie Dwyer
HIL played a big part in Indian hockey's resurgence: Jamie Dwyer

Legendary Australian striker Jamie Dwyer feels Hockey India League (HIL) has played a "big part" in the resurgence of the game in India, a country which has a rich history of eight Olympic gold medals.

Punjab Warriors beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 in close HIL match
Punjab Warriors beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 in close HIL match

 Punjab Warriors continued their fine form and defeated Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 in a keenly-contested league match to register their second consecutive win of the third Hockey India League, here on Monday.

Punjab Warriors beat Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in HIL
Punjab Warriors beat Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in HIL

 Punjab Warriors skipper Jamie Dwyer led from the front as his team put up a clinical performance defeating Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in a Hockey India League match played under biting cold conditions, here tonight.

Expecting to put up better performance: Warriors' Kieran Govers
Expecting to put up better performance: Warriors' Kieran Govers

Forced to settle for a draw in their opening tie against Dabang Mumbai, Jaypee Punjab Warriors' Australian import Kieran Govers today said they were expecting to put up a better show when they take on Kalinga Lancers in the Hero Hockey India League here on Sunday.