UTTAR PRADESH WIZARDS

  • UP Wizards trounce Kalinga Lancers 5-1 in HIL Yesterday

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Wizards trounced Kalinga Lancers 5-1 to register their first win in the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) here on Thursday. VR Raghunath (5th minute) opened the scoring for UP Wizards from a penalty corner, while the other four goals came through field efforts in...
  • Star-studded UP Wizards to face Kalinga Lancers 2 days ago

    Lucknow: Star-studded Uttar Pradesh Wizards will look to break the winless streak and register their first victory when they take on Kalinga Lancers in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) on Thursday. Post their draw against Delhi Waveriders and a defeat to Jaypee Punjab Warriors, the V R Raghunath-led UP Wizards...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 in HIL 4 days ago

    Punjab Warriors registered their second victory in this year's Hero Hockey India League (HIL), beating Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 on Monday. Warriors got their goals from Varun Kumar (12th minute), SV Sunil (27th) and Sandeep Singh (42nd), while Wizards skipper VR Raghunath converted two penalty corners in the seventh and 53rd...
  • UP, Punjab aim to register first HIL win 5 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh Wizards are all geared up to face Punjab Warriors in a Hockey India League (HIL) encounter on Monday. In their opening matches, where Wizards met Delhi Waveriders and Warriors played against Dabang Mumbai, both the teams played draws, splitting the points with their respective opponents. In the impending game on...
  • UP Wizards certain to put up a terrific show: PR Sreejesh January 14, 2015

    Lucknow: Continuing with their rigorous training for the upcoming Hockey India League, starting on January 22, Uttar Pradesh Wizards goalkeeper P R Sreejesh on Wednesday said that his team is confident of putting up a "terrific show" this season. Under the guidance of the goalkeeping coach David Staniforth, who joined...
  • S K Uthappa ready to make a big impression in HIL January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Playing for Uttar Pradesh Wizards for the third time in a row, India's forward S K Uthappa looks forward to putting up a good show and making it to the finals for his team this season. "I am looking to push a bit harder this year and make it...
  • HIL: Converting penalty corners will be UP Wizards' strength, says VR Raghunath January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Wizards captain VR Raghunath said on Friday that his team will rely on penalty corner conversions to go all the way in the Hockey India League (HIL) starting from January 22. Being among the top drag-flickers of the world, the Karnataka player led the Wizards twice and...
  • Suresh Raina does a MS Dhoni, becomes co-owner of a HIL team November 17, 2014

    Lucknow: Following in the footsteps of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina has become the second cricketer to be associated with the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) after he was named on Monday as the co-owner of the Uttar Pradesh Wizards franchise. Raina's association with HHIL comes closely on the heels of...
  • Tom Boon becomes highest priced player in 2015 HIL bidding November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: s fetched the highest price in a closed bidding Saturday for the 2015 Hockey India League (HIL), getting picked up by new team Dabang Mumbai (DM) for $103,000, as star Indian goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh was bagged up by Uttar Pradesh Wizards (UPW) for $69,000. The 24-year-old Boon, with a...
  • HIL: Ranchi Rhinos beat UP Wizards in shoot-out to claim third spot February 23, 2014

    Ranchi: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards via penalty shoot-out to finish third in the Hero Hockey India League 2014 at the floodlit Astroturf Hockey Stadium, here on Sunday. Rhinos beat UP Wizards 3-2 via penalty shoot-out after the two teams were locked at 1-1 at regulation time. The hosts...
  • HIL: Yuvraj Walmiki's lone goal guides Delhi to 2nd final February 22, 2014

    Ranchi: 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. Walmiki scored a field goal in the 15th minute in front a packed 6,000 capacity stadium to...
  • Waveriders favourites against Wizards in 1st semifinal of HIL February 21, 2014

    Ranchi: Going by form as well as reputation, Delhi Waveriders would start overwhelming favourites against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the first semifinal of the second Hockey India League (HIL) on Saturday. The Waveriders, who lost to title holders Ranchi Rhinos in the summit clash last year at the Astro turf Hockey...
  • Teams set for Hockey India League semifinals February 20, 2014

    Ranchi: After 26 days and 30 games of the Hockey India League (HIL), the tournament enters its semifinal stage Saturday after four of the six teams qualified for the knockouts. The Jharkhand capital will see the first semifinal between the Delhi Waveriders and the Uttar Pradesh Wizards which will be followed...
  • 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: Punjab Warriors defeat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 21 February 15, 2014

    Mohali: Local favourites Jaypee Punjab Warriors dished out a commendable performance to register a 21 win over Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a hardfought match of the Hero Hockey India League, here on Saturday. Playing attacking hockey under nearly freezing weather conditions, Punjab skipper Jamie Dwyer gave an early lead to his...
  • UP Wizards hold Delhi Waveriders to a 11 draw February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Wizards held last year's runnersup Delhi Waveriders 11 in the third drawn encounter of the second edition of Hero Hockey India League at the floodlit Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Wednesday. It was expected to be a highvoltage encounter between the two top teams of the...
  • HIL: Waveriders, Wizards square off in a battle of supremacy February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A thrilling contest is on the cards when Delhi Waveriders take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a round robin league match of the Hockey India League 2014 here on Wednesday with both the team eyeing a win to jump to the top of the standings. The match also gives...
  • HIL: Ranchi Rhinos beat UP Wizards 21 February 1, 2014

    Lucknow: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos eked out a close 21 win over Uttar Pradesh Wizards to consolidate their position in the points table of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Dhyan Chand Stadium, here on Saturday. The Rhinos were, by far, the better side on display as they dominated the...
  • HIL: Buoyant Punjab Warriors face Uttar Pradesh Wizards February 1, 2014

    Lucknow: Jaypee Punjab Warriors, who seem to be improving with every game, take on hosts Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium here on Sunday. Warriors will be a confident lot after their maiden win against Delhi Waveriders in Delhi on Friday. They...
  • 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...
  • Spirited Uttar Pradesh Wizards stun Ranchi Rhinos 32 in HIL January 26, 2014

    Ranchi: Uttar Pradesh Wizards twice came from behind to stun defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 32 in their opening match of the Hero Hockey India League here on Sunday. It was the hosts who took the lead in the fourth minute through their star striker Mandeep Singh who found himself at the...
  • Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in HIL January 25, 2014

    Ranchi: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos will kickstart their campaign against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League here on Sunday. Both the teams would like to begin the tournament with a win at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium here. Rhinos Head Coach Gregg Clark said the...
  • 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...
  • Brilliant Raghunath singlehandedly claims 3rd spot for UP February 10, 2013

    Ranchi: Captain V R Raghunath led from the front, scoring four goals including a hattrick, to help Uttar Pradesh Wizards claim the third spot in the inaugural Hockey India League with a comefrombehind 43 win over Jaypee Punjab Warriors, here on Sunday. Raghunath singlehandedly spoiled Punjab's party with sheer individual brilliance...
  • Hockey India League semifinals: As it happenened February 9, 2013

    In the first semifinal, Ranchi Rhinos beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 42....
  • Delhi Waveriders look to maintain clean record vs Uttar Pradesh Wizards February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Record chasing Delhi Waveriders would come across an inspired Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their final league match of the Hockey India League here Thursday. The result of contest will decide the semifinal lineup of the tournament. The Waveriders have a golden opportunity to become the first team to reach...
  • Unbeaten Delhi Waveriders take on UP Wizards February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Waveriders would look to carry their unbeaten run into the semifinals when they take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their final league encounter of the Hockey India League, here on Thursday. If Waveriders can manage to beat UP, they will become the first team in the League...
  • 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...