UTTAR PRADESH WIZARDS

  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Delhi Waveriders look to continue winning streak February 2, 2013

    Lucknow: League leaders Delhi Waveriders would be keen to set the record straight at the Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium here on Sunday when they take on hosts Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their 10th roundrobin match of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL). The visitors, who had not lost a single match...
  • 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...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors beat UP Wizards 43 January 27, 2013

    Lucknow: SV Sunil scored two goals to help Jaypee Punjab Warriors edge past hosts Uttar Pradesh Wizards 43 in a roundrobin match to move to the third spot in the inaugural Hockey India League here on Sunday. By virtue of this win Punjab are lying third in the points table...
  • Ranchi Rhinos, UP Wizards fight for a win January 23, 2013

    Ranchi: The battle for the top spot in the Hockey India League (HIL) is a hot chase at this point and the last match between Ranchi Rhinos and Uttar Pradesh Wizards before the second break in the tournament at the Astroturf Stadium to be played here on Thursday could set...
  • WarriorsWizards match ends in a 22 draw in HIL January 22, 2013

    Jalandhar: Jaypee Punjab Warriors and Uttar Pradesh Wizards shared two points each after playing a 22 draw in the Hero Hockey India League at the Surjit Singh Hockey Stadium, here on Tuesday. Goals from Shivendra Singh and Malak Singh gave Warriors the lead, but Raghunath got Wizards back on both...