At a time when the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) is in troubled waters with the reported withdrawl of two teams, Hockey India (HI) on Friday roped in Deccan Water Treatment Pvt Ltd as the owners of the Pune franchise, the new addition to the city-based tournament.
Sardar Singh and Sandeep Singh are best of friends on and off the field but the current India captain sounded realistic as he said that it will be a tall order for the out-of-favour dragflicker to make it to the World Cup-bound squad.
Delhi Waveriders defeated Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the penalty shoot-out to emerge as the champions in the second edition of Hero Hockey India League at the packed Astroturf Hockey Stadium, here Sunday.
Yuvraj Walmiki scored the all-important winner to guide Delhi Waveriders to the summit clash of the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League in the floodlit Astroturf Hockey Stadium here on Saturday.
Sitting pretty atop the leaderboard in the Hero Hockey India League 2014, last year`s runners-up Delhi Waveriders would be desperately hunting for a win against title holders Ranchi Rhinos here tomorrow to avenge their defeat at the hands of the same opponents in their last match.
Delhi Waveriders continued their impressive run in the second edition of Hero Hockey India League as they beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4-3 in a high-scoring match to extend their lead at the top of the points table.
Buoyed by their fighting display against Delhi Waveriders, struggling Mumbai Magicians would be eagerly seeking their maiden win when they take on strong Punjab Warriors in the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Mahindra Stadium here from Saturday.
Uttar Pradesh Wizards held last year`s runners-up Delhi Waveriders 1-1 in the third drawn encounter of the second edition of Hero Hockey India League at the floodlit Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here today.
A thrilling contest is on the cards when Delhi Waveriders take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a round robin league match of the Hero Hockey India League 2014 here on Wednesday with both the team eyeing a win to jump to the top of the standings.
Bottom-placed Mumbai Magicians today admitted that inconsistency had led to three consecutive losses in the 2nd Hockey India League, but said the team has rectified their mistakes ahead of the clash against Ranchi Rhinos here tomorrow.