Mumbai, 20th January 2013: Jaypee Punjab Warriors finally scored their first win of the Hero Hockey India League on Sunday, beating Mumbai Magicians 4-2 in Mumbai.
Dharamvir Singh scored a brace for Jaypee Punjab Warriors against Mumbai Magicians
The win earned Warriors five points, taking their tally to eight. Magicians remained in the bottom, with three points from as many games.
Dharamvir Singh scored twice, while skipper Jamie Dwyer and Ranjit Singh scored a goal each for the visitors.
The match began at an extraordinary pace, and Jaypee Punjab Warriors earned a penalty corner in the second minute. SV Sunil showed some superb skills inside the Magicians’ D, and his flick hit the foot of a Magicians’ defender. Referee made no hesitation in giving Warriors a penalty corner. Continue reading →
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Even though after being held by Wizards, Waveriders went to the top of the points table at the end of their game against them. Waveriders team management will be worried about the failure to convert chances into goals which would have fetched them better results, though the Delhi outfit have been good outings on the turf and are unbeaten in their first three outings including a draw. Continue reading →
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Sunday Game – 20th January: Mumbai Magicians vs Jaypee Punjab Warriors at the Mumbai Hockey Association Stadium at 8:00 PM.
Mumbai, 19 January 2013: Two teams that surprisingly find themselves at the bottom of the points table face each other when Jaypee Punjab Warriors take on Mumbai Magicians in Mumbai on Sunday.
Shivendra Singh, Barry Dancer and Jamie Dwyer in Jaypee Punjab Warriors Team Press Conference at Mahindra Hockey Stadium Mumbai
In this evening game, Magicians would play for the first time at home this season. Warriors have had a horrendous start to their campaign, losing three games on the trot. Magicians’ start to the event hasn’t been any better, losing both their games so far, including the loss to Ranchi Rhinos on Friday evening.
For both the teams, Sunday’s game is as much a challenge mentally, as it is physically. Keeping their morale high despite having suffered a poor start is something that both the team managements would be trying to do. Mumbai Magicians were outplayed by a spirited Ranchi Rhinos team on Friday evening, and Magicians would need to recover quickly from that loss. They opted to sit back and weather the storm on Friday, and paid a heavy price for it, as Rhinos had already scored three goals by the end of the second quarter. Continue reading →
Author: ""; Last updated on January 19, 2013 23:09 .
New Delhi, 27 December 2012: Hockey India is pleased to announce Mumbai Hockey Association (MHA) as its new Associate Member. With the inclusion of Mumbai Hockey Association, Hockey India now has six Associate Members, with 30 Affiliated Members and two other Members through state Olympic Associations.
Hockey India Secretary General Dr. Narinder Batra welcomed Mumbai Hockey Association in the fold and said “Mumbai was always an important centre from hockey prospective and has produced so many players at national and international levels, now they are included as our Associate Member so we will work together for the development of the game at all levels” Continue reading →
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Full Stands in Bangalore, Home of Karnataka Lions in World Series Hockey
Mumbai, March 28, 2012: The Bridgestone World Series Hockey announced here today that the MHA Mahindra Stadium in Mumbai will host the grand finale of the inaugural edition on April 2, 2012 at 9pm. The MHA Mahindra Stadium, which underwent massive revamping for the WSH, was chosen out of eight venues across India based on the feedback from the players playing in the league that “the quality of the turf and floodlights is superb”
The spanking new MHA Mahindra Stadium will also host the second semi-final to be played on April 1, 2012 at 9pm. Karnataka, which is one of the biggest hockey bases in the world, will host the first semi-final at the KSHA Stadium, Bengaluru, to be held at 7pm on April 1. Continue reading →
Author: ""; Last updated on March 28, 2012 20:07 .