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Teams:





League Stage
Team Pts P W D L GF GA GD
1 Chandigarh Comets CCo 28 14 9 1 4 46 34 12
2 Sher-e-Punjab SeP 25 14 8 1 5 45 35 10
3 Karnataka Lions KL 21 14 7 0 7 34 40 -6
4 Pune Strykers PS 21 14 6 3 5 41 42 -1
5 Delhi Wizards DW 19 14 6 1 7 36 37 -1
6 Chennai Cheetahs CCh 19 14 6 1 7 41 43 -2
7 Bhopal Badshahs BB 17 14 5 2 7 32 37 -5
8 Mumbai Marines MM 13 14 4 1 9 32 39 -7
League Stage
Match Date-Time Results City
1 29/02 20:30 Chandigarh Comets  CCo 3 x 4 BB Bhopal Badshahs Chandigarh
2 01/03 19:00 Sher-e-Punjab  SeP 5 x 2 CCh Chennai Cheetahs Jalandhar
3 01/03 21:00 Mumbai Marines  MM 5 x 7 PS Pune Strykers Mumbai
4 02/03 19:00 Delhi Wizards  DW 3 x 2 KL Karnataka Lions New Delhi
5 02/03 21:00 Mumbai Marines  MM 1 x 0 BB Bhopal Badshahs Mumbai
6 03/03 17:00 Sher-e-Punjab  SeP 6 x 1 KL Karnataka Lions Jalandhar
7 03/03 19:00 Chandigarh Comets  CCo 3 x 5 CCh Chennai Cheetahs Chandigarh
8 03/03 21:00 Delhi Wizards  DW 1 x 3 PS Pune Strykers New Delhi
9 04/03 19:00 Sher-e-Punjab  SeP 3 x 3 PS Pune Strykers Jalandhar
10 04/03 21:00 Mumbai Marines  MM 2 x 5 CCo Chandigarh Comets Mumbai
11 05/03 19:00 Karnataka Lions  KL 1 x 3 BB Bhopal Badshahs Bangalore
12 05/03 21:00 Delhi Wizards  DW 2 x 5 CCh Chennai Cheetahs New Delhi
13 06/03 17:00 Chennai Cheetahs  CCh 2 x 4 MM Mumbai Marines Chennai
14 06/03 21:00 Karnataka Lions  KL 3 x 2 CCo Chandigarh Comets Bangalore
15 07/03 19:00 Sher-e-Punjab  SeP 1 x 2 DW Delhi Wizards Jalandhar
16 07/03 21:00 Pune Strykers  PS 1 x 1 BB Bhopal Badshahs Pune
17 08/03 19:00 Chandigarh Comets  CCo 3 x 1 SeP Sher-e-Punjab Chandigarh
18 08/03 21:00 Karnataka Lions  KL 1 x 2 MM Mumbai Marines Bangalore
19 09/03 19:00 Chennai Cheetahs  CCh 3 x 3 PS Pune Strykers Chennai
20 09/03 21:00 Bhopal Badshahs  BB 2 x 1 DW Delhi Wizards Bhopal
21 10/03 19:00 Chennai Cheetahs  CCh 3 x 5 KL Karnataka Lions Chennai
22 10/03 21:00 Bhopal Badshahs  BB 2 x 3 SeP Sher-e-Punjab Bhopal
23 11/03 19:00 Pune Strykers  PS 1 x 3 CCo Chandigarh Comets Pune
24 11/03 21:00 Mumbai Marines  MM 2 x 2 DW Delhi Wizards Mumbai
25 12/03 19:00 Pune Strykers  PS 3 x 2 KL Karnataka Lions Pune
26 12/03 21:00 Bhopal Badshahs  BB 3 x 1 CCh Chennai Cheetahs Bhopal
27 14/03 19:00 Mumbai Marines  MM 2 x 3 SeP Sher-e-Punjab Mumbai
28 14/03 21:00 Delhi Wizards  DW 0 x 1 CCo Chandigarh Comets New Delhi
29 15/03 19:00 Pune Strykers  PS 1 x 3 CCh Chennai Cheetahs Pune
30 15/03 21:00 Delhi Wizards  DW 3 x 1 BB Bhopal Badshahs New Delhi
31 16/03 19:00 Sher-e-Punjab  SeP 5 x 2 CCo Chandigarh Comets Jalandhar
32 16/03 21:00 Mumbai Marines  MM 2 x 4 KL Karnataka Lions Mumbai
33 17/03 19:00 Sher-e-Punjab  SeP 4 x 3 BB Bhopal Badshahs Jalandhar
34 17/03 21:00 Karnataka Lions  KL 1 x 4 CCh Chennai Cheetahs Bangalore
35 19/03 19:00 Chandigarh Comets  CCo 4 x 3 PS Pune Strykers Chandigarh
36 19/03 21:00 Delhi Wizards  DW 2 x 1 MM Mumbai Marines New Delhi
37 20/03 19:00 Chandigarh Comets  CCo 3 x 2 DW Delhi Wizards Chandigarh
38 20/03 21:00 Chennai Cheetahs  CCh 4 x 1 BB Bhopal Badshahs Chennai
39 21/03 19:00 Sher-e-Punjab  SeP 2 x 1 MM Mumbai Marines Jalandhar
40 21/03 21:00 Karnataka Lions  KL 3 x 2 PS Pune Strykers Bangalore
41 23/03 19:00 Pune Strykers  PS 4 x 2 MM Mumbai Marines Pune
42 23/03 21:00 Karnataka Lions  KL 2 x 1 SeP Sher-e-Punjab Bangalore
43 24/03 19:00 Bhopal Badshahs  BB 4 x 4 CCo Chandigarh Comets Bhopal
44 24/03 21:00 Karnataka Lions  KL 3 x 1 DW Delhi Wizards Bangalore
45 25/03 19:00 Chennai Cheetahs  CCh 2 x 4 SeP Sher-e-Punjab Chennai
46 25/03 21:00 Bhopal Badshahs  BB 2 x 1 MM Mumbai Marines Bhopal
47 26/03 19:00 Chennai Cheetahs  CCh 0 x 3 CCo Chandigarh Comets Chennai
48 26/03 21:00 Pune Strykers  PS 2 x 6 DW Delhi Wizards Pune
49 27/03 19:00 Pune Strykers  PS 3 x 2 SeP Sher-e-Punjab Pune
50 27/03 21:00 Bhopal Badshahs  BB 2 x 5 KL Karnataka Lions Bhopal
51 28/03 19:00 Chandigarh Comets  CCo 4 x 3 MM Mumbai Marines Chandigarh
52 28/03 21:00 Chennai Cheetahs  CCh 6 x 4 DW Delhi Wizards Chennai
53 29/03 19:00 Chandigarh Comets  CCo 6 x 1 KL Karnataka Lions Chandigarh
54 29/03 21:00 Bhopal Badshahs  BB 4 x 5 PS Pune Strykers Bhopal
55 30/03 19:00 Delhi Wizards  DW 7 x 5 SeP Sher-e-Punjab New Delhi
56 30/03 21:00 Mumbai Marines  MM 4 x 1 CCh Chennai Cheetahs Mumbai
Semi Finals
Match Date-Time Results City
57 01/04 19:00 Sher-e-Punjab  SeP 4 x 1 KL Karnataka Lions Bangalore
58 01/04 21:00 Chandigarh Comets  CCo 4 x 5 PS Pune Strykers Mumbai
Final
Match Date-Time Results City
59 02/04 21:00 Sher-e-Punjab  SeP 6 x 2 PS Pune Strykers Mumbai
Highlights of World Series Hockey >>

Revisiting World Series Hockey 2012, While Waiting for WSH-2

Exactly a year ago, 1st edition of World Series Hockey was concluded with Sher-e-Punjab emerging as champions. Sher-e-Punjab had outclassed (5-2) Pune Strykers to win the 1st title of WSH.

World Series Hockey Logo

Eight franchise based teams Bhopal Badshahs, Chandigarh Comets, Chennai Cheetahs, Delhi Wizards, Karnataka Lions, Mumbai Marines, Pune Strykers and Sher-e-Punjab participated in the 1st edition of WSH organized by Nimbus Sports in association with Indian Hockey Federation (IHF). 160 Indian players and 48 players from abroad (0.3 ratio of International players with respect to Indian players) played in the 2012 edition of the month long event.

Apart from a total of Rs. 10,00,00,000/- prize money, WSH invested a few Crores of Rupees in improving the infrastructure at host venues such as installation/upgradation of lights, laying/repairing of turf, installation of world class goalposts, etc. The WSH also worked with stadium authorities through out 8 venues (Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Jalandhar, Mumbai and Pune) to repair/upgrade and create facilities such as change rooms for the players, rest-rooms for spectators, etc. which are critical facilities but ignored often by the organizers and hosts. Continue reading →

Rehan Butt is Enjoying New Responsibility of Coaching Junior Team, Rules out Retirement

KARACHI: Former Pakistan Men’s Hockey Captain, Rehan is not planning to stop wielding his stick anytime soon, though he has been out of favour since long. He, along with few other senior players were dropped from Pakistan team following dismal at London Olympics.

Rehan Butt former Pakistan Hockey Team Captain during World Series Hockey

Rehan Butt former Pakistan Hockey Team Captain

The experience forward applauded the performance of younger players in the recent international events including Melbourne Champions Trophy and Doha Asian Champions Trophy in December 2012, while speaking to Muhammad Asif Khan.

“Dropping me was the decision of the hockey federation, but frankly the players performed exceptionally well in the absence of some senior guys, therefore should be highly praised”, said Rehan Butt. Continue reading →

World Series Hockey 2 Rescheduled

Bangalore, 16 November, 2012: World Series Hockey (WSH) and Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) have decided to reschedule the second edition of World Series Hockey, India’s first multi city franchise-based hockey tournament.

World Series Hockey LogoWSH 1 was a resounding success on-air, on-ground and online. With an average TV weekly reach of 8.9 million, the league was three times bigger than the nearest non-cricket competitor in the same period, English Premier League (2.75 million) (Source: TAM, CS 4+)

There were packed stadiums with 350, 000 + walk-ins, 10,000 articles in key national and regional newspapers generating media value in excess of 100 crores, and 10 million impressions across WSH digital properties with live streaming on YouTube, a global first for hockey.

The decision to reschedule the dates of hockey’s biggest annual event was taken after a request made by the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) to the organizers of the Event. The IHF has been in discussions with players, participating coaches and match officials, all of whom have reiterated their commitment to play in World Series Hockey.

There are two significant matters which could potentially properly define and cement the status of the IHF as the sole and exclusive governing body for hockey in India: Continue reading →

World Series Hockey Season 2: Bigger and Better with 1 match a day

World Series Hockey is back for its second edition, bigger and better!

TWorld Series Hockey Logohe largest hockey league in the world will start with a double header on Saturday, 15 December and will run till the finals on Sunday, 20 January.

The tournament will now have 45 matches played over 5 weeks, as opposed to 59 matches over the same period in the first edition. There will be one match a day on weekdays and two matches a day on the weekends. The weekday match begins at 8 pm and the two weekend matches start at 6 pm and 8 pm respectively.

This spread ensures that players get adequate rest between games and top-notch hockey is guaranteed from start to finish.

The number of teams in the competition now stands at seven, with Chandigarh Comets and Sher-e-Punjab united into one Punjab team. This will ensure undivided support for the team, with matches played across multiple venues in Punjab.  Continue reading →

Nimbus and IHF announce dates for WSH Season 2: From 15 December 2012 to 20 January, 2013

Mumbai, 6 September: After the resounding success of the first season of World Series Hockey, Nimbus and IHF have announced the dates for the second season. The world’s biggest hockey league will be played from Saturday, 15 December 2012 to Sunday, 20 January 2013.

Yannic Colaco (COO, Nimbus Sport) and R K Shetty (President IHF) during 1st Season of WSH

File Photo: Yannic Colaco (COO, Nimbus Sport) and R K Shetty (President, IHF) during 1st Season of WSH

The inaugural season of World Series Hockey was a resounding success with the championship being watched in over 30 countries on television and over 65 countries on YouTube. The unique television tune-ins in India was over 32 million; triple that of the English Premier League in the same period.

The 5 week long inaugural tournament created unprecedented buzz in terms of daily prime time action on television and record fan walk-ins in the stadium. An aggressive 360-degree marketing campaign and extensive media coverage resulted in extremely high awareness and consumption of World Series Hockey. Continue reading →

Gurjinder Singh of Chandigarh Comets: Bridgestone WSH ‘Rockstar’ and ‘Golden Stick’

Gurjinder Singh (IND)

Gurjinder SinghGurjinder Singh

City / State : Punjab, DOB: 1-04-1994
Field Position : Defender
Junior India debut: Sultan Johor Cup 2011 (Named Captain, but could not play due to injury)
WSH Team: Chandigarh Comets
WSH Goals: 19

Chandigarh Comets’ 18-year-old drag-flick powerhouse Gurjinder Singh made a dream debut in the league, and won Bridgestone WSH ‘Rockstar’ to take home a cash prize of Rs 1 crore . He also shared Bridgestone WSH ‘Golden Stick’ with Syed Imran Warsi from Chennai Cheetahs (19 goals apiece).

His Hockey Story: He comes from a village where every school, every child plays hockey. His interest in hockey grew when he saw India’s international player Prabhjot Singh (from same village) play, and to see someone from that small area representing the national team was very encouraging for Gujinder Singh. So he started playing hockey when he was 10 years old. A year later, he joined the Chandigarh football and hockey academy. Since then, there has been a steady growth. Continue reading →