MUMBAI MAGICIANS

  • Is the Hockey India League losing its financial viability? September 15, 2014

    Two hasty announcements have followed the pullout of Ranchi Rhinos from the Hockey India League (HIL) last week. The quick introduction of Pune and the change in ownership of Mumbai, all in a matter of 24 hours by Hockey India following Ranchi's pullout, wear the look of damage control for...
  • Mumbai Magicians stun Uttar Pradesh Wizards 32 in Hockey India League February 18, 2014

    Lucknow: They might have struggled for most part of the tournament but Mumbai Magicians drew curtains to their campaign in the second Hockey India League in style, defeating Uttar Pradesh Wizards 32 to register their second consecutive win on Tuesday. It was Mumbai Magicians' second victory in the tournament this year...
  • HIL: Mumbai Magicians open account with 32 win February 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Magicians broke their winless streak by defeating Kalinga Lancers 32 in the second edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Mumbai Hockey Association Stadium here on Sunday. It was the Magicians' maiden win this season and it came after eight matches and after 12 games in the...
  • HIL: Rajpal strikes twice as Delhi Waveriders beat Mumbai Magicians February 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajpal Singh's double strike helped Delhi Waveriders thrash Mumbai Magicians 53 in the second edition of the Hockey India League at the Mumbai Hockey Association Stadium here on Saturday. The tabletoppers, Delhi Waveriders, took the lead in the third minute with striker Yuvraj Walmiki, who deflected the ball at the...
  • Delhi Waveriders to take on winless Mumbai Indians on Saturday February 14, 2014

    Having booked a berth in the semifinals, the Waveriders hoped to reach the finals of the tournament. "At the beginning of the tournament, we had only one thing on the back of our mind that is to qualify for the semifinals. We are fortunate to have done that. Let's hope...
  • Delhi to take on winless Mumbai in HIL February 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Laggards Mumbai Magicians would desperately look for a win against tabletoppers Delhi Waveriders when they clash in their penultimate Hockey India League home tie on saturday. The Mumbai franchise, last edition's wooden spoonists, would be rejuvenated after a long break but face a formidable task against the Sardar Singhled Waveriders....
  • Ranchi Rhinos beat Mumbai Magicians 10 in HIL February 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos rode on Justin Reid Ross' solitary strike to pip Dabur Mumbai Magicians 10 in a tamely contested match in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) here on Sunday. Ross found the back of the net with a blistering field goal after being...
  • Punjab Warriors thrash Mumbai Magicians 41 in HIL February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Jaypee Punjab Warriors thrashed the beleaguered Dabur Mumbai Magicians 41 in a lopsided contest in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) at the Mumbai Hockey Association Stadium here on Saturday. The Warriors started the match as clear favourites and didn't waste much time as they drew...
  • Mumbai Magicians look to bring down highflying Delhi Waveriders February 7, 2014

    Mumbai: 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 on Saturday. Magicians were in control for most part of the match but they...
  • Delhi Waveriders beat Mumbai Magicians 21 to extend lead in HIL February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Waveriders bagged five points from their 21 win over Mumbai Magicians at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Thursday to extend their lead on top of the Hockey India League (HIL) standings. The Waveriders now sit pretty on top of the standings with 24 points from...
  • Magicians take on hosts Waveriders in HIL February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey lovers of the national capital are set to witness an exciting match between the Delhi Waveriders and Dabur Mumbai Magicians at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Thursday. This is the first time in the second season of the Hockey India League (HIL) that these two...
  • HIL: Ranchi Rhinos held to a 11 draw by Mumbai Magicians February 4, 2014

    Ranchi: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos and Mumbai Magicians played out a 11 draw at the Birsa Munda Astroturf Stadium in the Hockey India League, here on Wednesday. Reid Ross Justin drew the first blood for Rhinos with a blistering strike off a penalty corner in the 57th minute, while the Mumbai...
  • Mumbai Magicians to take on Ranchi Rhinos on Tuesday February 3, 2014

    Ranchi: Bottomplaced Mumbai Magicians on Monday 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 on Tuesday. "It is frustrating and disappointing for us, losing the previous three games," Glenn...
  • HIL: Raghunath's hattrick helps UP beat Mumbai 53 January 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Captain VR Raghunath scored a hattrick as Uttar Pradesh Wizards came from a twogoal deficit to thrash Mumbai Magicians 53 in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) here on Wednesday. Raghunath scored in the 28th, 41st and 56th minutes from the penalty corners to secure the...
  • UP Wizards will be a tough challenge for us: Glenn Turner January 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Dabur Mumbai Magicians' forward Glenn Turner on Tuesday said a tough challenge awaits them in the next match where the face a confident Uttar Pradesh Wizards but will try their best to secure a win on home turf in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League here...
  • Punjab Warriors register first win in HIL, beat Mumbai Magicians 53 January 26, 2014

    Mohali: Jaypee Punjab Warriors dished out a commendable performance to thrash Dabur Mumbai Magicians 53 to register their first win in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) here on Sunday. Putting behind their last night's defeat against Delhi, Punjab Warriors made a promising start to the encounter...
  • Full List: 49 players sold during Hockey India League Closed Bid November 22, 2013

    Six Hockey India League (HIL) franchises, including the new Bhubaneshwar franchise Kalinga Lancers, bought 49 players spending a total amount of USD 1.37 million in the Closed Bid held on Friday. A total of 154 India and foreign players were part of the bid, but only 49 players from Australia, New...
  • Highlights of the Hockey India League Closed Bid November 22, 2013

    Six Hockey India League (HIL) franchises, including the new Bhubaneshwar franchise Kalinga Lancers, bought 49 players spending a total amount of USD 1.37 million in the Closed Bid held on Friday. A total of 154 India and foreign players were part of the bid, but only 49 players from Australia,...
  • Hockey India League: 49 players sold in Closed Bid for USD 1.37 mn November 22, 2013

    Six Hockey India League (HIL) franchises, including the new Bhbavneshwar franchise Kalinga Lancers, bought 49 players spending a total amount of USD 1.37 million in the Closed Bid held on Friday. A total of 154 India and foreign players were part of the bid, but only 49 players from Australia, New...
  • Mumbai Magicians lose 01 to Ranchi Rhinos in HIL February 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Magicians ended their campaign on a disappointing note after going down 01 to Ranchi Rhinos in the final league game of the Hero Hockey India League at Mumbai Hockey Association Stadium here on Thursday. Rhinos, who were guaranteed to finish second and face UP Wizards in the semifinal before...
  • Mumbai Magicians to play for pride against Ranchi Rhinos February 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Bottom placed Dabur Mumbai Magicians would have nothing but their pride to defend when they take on second placed Ranchi Rhinos in their last league encounter of the Hockey India League here on Thursday. The Magicians went into their last two league encounters in a mustwin situation to keep alive...
  • Oltmans feels HIL will help India, Charlesworth not sure February 6, 2013

    Mumbai: They are a part of it but renowned coaches Ric Charlesworth and Roelant Oltmans differ about Hockey India League's (HIL) benefits in the struggling host country which finished 12th at the London Olympic Games. Fourtime Olympian and former Australia skipper Charlesworth, the coach of the fifthplaced Mumbai Magicians, is...
  • Wizards knock out Magicians from semifinal race February 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Struggling Mumbai Magicians slumped to their 10th defeat in eleven games when they lost 01 to Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a mustwin game of the Hockey India League at the MHAMahindra Stadium, here on Tuesday. Magicians, kept alive in the tournament by the rule that a loss by a...
  • Mumbai Magicians' doordie clash against UP Wizards February 4, 2013

    Mumbai: It's a makeorbreak situation for hosts Mumbai Magicians when they take on another struggling outfit Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their penultimate roundrobin game in the Hockey India League, here on Tuesday. It's a straight race for the fourth and final semifinal spot between these two teams following the Wizards'...
  • UP Wizards beat Mumbai Magicians 20, inch towards semifinal February 2, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Wizards dented Mumbai Magicians' hopes of making it to last four of the Hockey India League beating the visitors 20 at Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium, here on Saturday. Goals from Pardeep Mor and Siddharth Shankar made the difference for the hosts in this bottom of the table clash....
  • Who can qualify for the HIL semifinals and how February 2, 2013

    The inaugural edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) is set to enter the home straight with only two of the five teams enjoying the liberty to chop, change and experiment in the last few matches having made it safely through to the semifinals. Delhi Waveriders and Ranchi Rhinos are enjoying...
  • Punjab continue to dominate Mumbai in HIL February 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Punjab Warriors completed their domination over Mumbai Magicians in the Hockey India League by scoring their third win against the hosts with a 31 margin at the MHA Mahindra Stadium here Thursday. In a fastpaced encounter, the Warriors who had beaten the Magicians 42 in their first leg clash...
  • Winless Mumbai take on UP Wizards in hockey league January 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Winless Mumbai Magicians will take on fourthplaced Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their third home game in the Hockey India League (HIL) at the MHA Mahindra Stadium here Wednesday. The first leg clash between these two bottomplaced teams, perhaps, offers the best chance for the struggling hosts to break their...
  • The team is improving but yet to win: Ric Charlesworth January 29, 2013

    Ranchi: They suffered their seventh defeat in as many matches in the Hockey India League last night after going down 12 to Ranchi Rhinos but Mumbai Magicians coach Richard Charlesworth tried to stay positive and said his team is improving with each game. "Although we have been trying really hard, we...
  • HIL: Jackson, Mandeep score in Rhinos' win January 28, 2013

    Ranchi: Dabur Mumbai Magicians' chances of making it to the top four of the Hero Hockey India League suffered another blow on Monday as they went down 12 to Ranchi Rhinos in an away game at the Astroturf Stadium here. Goals from Ashley Jackson and Mandeep Singh were good enough...