SV Sunil

  • Punjab Warriors beat Ranchi Rhinos 4-2 to consolidate their position in HIL February 16, 2014

    Mohali: Punjab Warriors defeated defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 4-2 in their penultimate league match to consolidate their second position in the Hockey India League on Sunday. SV Sunil opened the scoring for Warriors in the 17th minute of the match with a field strike that beat Rhinos goalie Sushant Tirkey...
  • Another injury blow to India, SV Sunil ruled out of Asia Cup August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: India's chances in the upcoming Asia Cup hockey tournament were handed a severe blow after star forward S V Sunil had to be ruled out of August 24-September 1 event due to an elbow injury. Sunil has become the latest casualty after injuries forced strikers Akashdeep Singh, Danish Mujtaba...
  • India beat France, to play Spain for 5-6th place in FIH WL June 21, 2013

    Rotterdam: The Indian men's hockey team finally tasted some success in the FIH World League Round 3 when they defeated lower-ranked France 6-2 to qualify for the fifth-sixth position play-off match, here on Friday. The 11th-ranked Indians, who came into the match without a win under their belt, scored three goals...
  • India register second consecutive win over Netherlands May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: India notched up their second consecutive win over the Netherlands, beating the hosts 4-2 in Rotterdam on Wednesday. India opened their account with a field goal scored by Chinglensana in the 10th minute. Manpreet Singh netted another goal in the 20th minute. In the second half, India scored two goals...
  • Raghunath, Sunil score in India's 2-0 win over Netherlands May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian team began their preparations for the FIH Men's Hockey World League semi-finals with a 2-0 win over Netherlands on Tuesday. After a goalless half, India scored their opening goal through vice captain VR Raghunath in the 55th minute. In the 67th minute SV Sunil doubled the lead, which the...
  • Remove 'India' from HIL if home players barred January 12, 2013

    The whole purpose of Hockey India League (HIL) will stand defeated if the six Services players - still waiting to get clearance to play for their respective teams - don't get to play the inaugural edition of the HIL that commences on Monday. What's the whole idea behind Hockey India League?...
  • India crush Oman 11-0 in Asian Champions Trophy hockey December 23, 2012

    Doha: A dominant India humiliated minnows Oman 11-0 to register their third consecutive win in the second Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Sunday. SV Sunil (3rd and 44th minute), Dharamvir Singh (8th minute and 56th minute), VR Raghunath (30th and 38th minute penalty corner) and Rupinder Pal Singh (33rd...
  • Confident India hit by injuries ahead of Oman clash December 22, 2012

    Doha: A confident but injury-hit India would look to rest two of their key players when they take on a lowly Oman in their third round-robin league match of the second Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Sunday. With two wins from as many matches, defending champions India started...
  • Sunil warned for finger gesture, escapes ban June 2, 2012

    Ipoh: Indian striker SV Sunil was on Saturday reprimanded but escaped a ban for showing his middle finger to spectators after scoring the match-winner against Pakistan in the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here. Tournament Director Sarinder Dillon of Hong Kong issued an "official reprimand" after a disciplinary hearing...
  • Sunil faces disciplinary action at Azlan Shah June 1, 2012

    Ipoh: India striker SV Sunil will face a disciplinary action for raising his middle finger at the spectators after scoring the winning goal against Pakistan in the Azlan Shah Cup match. Sunil's gesture caught the attention of the Tournament Director after television replays showed the striker celebrating his 69th-minute goal,...