UTTAR PRADESH WIZARDS

  • Ranchi Rays beat UP Wizards to reach HIL final February 21, 2015

    New DelhiL: Ranchi Rays beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 9-8 via penalty shootouts, which reached sudden death, to enter the final of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. Wizards' V.R. Raghunath (39th minute) and Rays' Ashley Jackson (42nd) scored but both teams refused to...
  • Delhi Waveriders, UP Wizards draw 3-3 in thrilling HIL clash February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Playing their last game of the Hockey India League (HIL) pool phase, both Delhi Waveriders and Uttar Pradesh Wizards came out with brilliant performances to provide a thrilling and entertaining 3-3 draw to the fans at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Wednesday. Though the match was an...
  • Delhi Waveriders, Uttar Pradesh Wizards clash in HIL match February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The last time they squared off, it ended in a hard-fought draw but Delhi Waveriders and Uttar Pradesh Wizards will be keen to fetch an outright win when they meet again in the Hero Hockey India League here tomorrow. Having played against each other on the very second day...
  • HIL: Dabang Mumbai's loss ensures Waveriders' entry into semis February 15, 2015

    Lucknow: Dabang Mumbai were knocked out of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) semis race, losing 2-3 to Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Major Dhyan Chand College stadium on Sunday. The result not only helped Wizards to move to top of the pool standings, but also ensured Delhi Waveriders' entry into...
  • Dabang Mumbai eye win against UP wizards in HIL February 14, 2015

    Lucknow: Bottom-placed Dabang Mumbai gear up to clash against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium on Sunday. Currently sitting third in the standings with 25 points, UP defeated Mumbai 5-1 when they last met at the latter's home turf. While the Wizards...
  • UP thrash Mumbai to take one step closer to semis February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh Wizards trounced Dabang Mumbai 5-1 to take a firm step towards the semifinals of the Hero Hockey India League at the Mahindra Stadium on Wednesday. Dutch midfielder Bob de Voogd scored two brilliant reverse-hit field goals in quick succession (42nd and 45th minutes) for the winners, who rode...
  • UP Wizards face Dabang Mumbai in HIL February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Dabang Mumbai are set to clash with Uttar Pradesh Wizards on their home ground in the Hockey India League (HIL) here on Wednesday. While Mumbai will play to claim their second win of 2015, post a convincing victory over Kalinga Lancers in their last outing, UP will look at...
  • HIL: Dabang Mumbai have tough task against UP Wizards February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: After ending their victory drought on Sunday, Dabang Mumbai have a formidable task on hand when they take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their Hockey India League first leg clash at the Mahindra Stadium on Wednesday. The 2-1 win over cellar outfit Kalinga Lancers two days ago, after three losses...
  • HIL 2015: Ranchi Rays edge past Uttar Pradesh Wizards 1-0 February 8, 2015

    Ranchi: Captain Ashley Jackson struck the winner to help Ranchi Rays beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards by a solitary goal in a Hockey India League match on Sunday. Englishman Jackson scored in the 18th minute from a penalty corner to seal the win for the home side and maintain their second spot...
  • Uttar Pradesh Wizards end Jaypee Punjab Warriors' winning run February 4, 2015

    Lucknow: Table-toppers Jaypee Punjab Warriors on Wednesday suffered their first defeat in the 2015 Hockey India League 2015 after going down 1-2 against Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Dhyan Chand Sports College. V R Raghunath and Ramandeep Singh scored for the victorious home team whereas captain Jamie Dwyer scored the lone...
  • Punjab Warriors hope to continue winning run in HIL February 3, 2015

    Lucknow: Comfortably resting atop the pool standings, Jaypee Punjab Warriors are keen to take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League here on Wednesday. Motivated by their 3-2 victory against the Wizards previously, the Warriors will be eyeing their second consecutive win against the home team and further add...
  • UP Wizards trounce Kalinga Lancers 5-1 in HIL January 29, 2015

    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 January 28, 2015

    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 January 26, 2015

    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 January 25, 2015

    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...