World Series Hockey

  • HI allows WSH players to be part of Hockey India League August 26, 2013

    Indian players who played the rebel World Series Hockey (WSH) organised by the Indian Hockey Federation have been granted amnesty to be brought into the players' auction for the second season of the Hockey India League (HIL) - India's official franchise-based domestic competition, Hindustan Times reported on Monday. Hockey India (HI),...
  • First six matches of HIL watched by 1.46 crore people January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The inaugural edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) has painted an extremely cheerful picture for the broadcasters so far with the first six matches of the tournament recording an impressive viewership of 1.46 crore. According to data shared by research agency TAM, HIL, at 1.46 crores,...
  • World Series Hockey starts from Dec 15 October 4, 2012

    Mumbai: The second edition of the World Series Hockey is to be held from Dec 15 to Jan 20 with a total of 45 matches. The tournament, to be played over five weeks, will have 14 matches less than the last edition played from Feb 29 to April 2. Importantly, the...
  • Sher-E-Punjab clinch inaugural WSH crown April 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Sher-E-Punjab on Monday justified their top billing by coming from a goal down to trounce Pune Strykers 5-2 to lift the inaugural World Series Hockey crown in front of a packed gathering at the MHA-Mahindra Stadium here. Stunned by an early field goal scored from what looked to be an...
  • Pune beat Chandigarh to enter WSH final April 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Pune Strykers came back from the dead to edge out Chandigarh Comets 7-6 via tie-break in a rousing semi-final of the inaugural World Series Hockey in Mumbai on Sunday night. Strykers made a grand rally from 1-4 to draw level in regular time, their last goal came from their eighth...
  • Punjab thrash Karnataka to enter WSH final April 1, 2012

    Bangalore: An aggressive Sher-E-Punjab punished an errant Karnataka Lions 4-1 to enter the final of the inaugural Bridgestone World Series Hockey competition in Bangalore on Sunday. The score-line was not fully indicative of Punjab's dominance marked by goals from Mathew Hotchkis (18), Karamjit Singh (40), Harpreet Singh (65) and Prabhjot Singh...
  • WSH: Top four ready to battle in the semis March 31, 2012

    Bangalore: Chance to book a place in the summit clash of the World Series Hockey (WSH) will be up for grabs when the top four teams from the group stage lock horns in the semi-finals on Sunday, where Karnataka Lions take on Sher-E-Punjab and Chandigarh Comets face Pune Strykers. Karnataka...
  • WSH: Mumbai end Chennai's semi-final hopes March 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai Marines torpedoed Chennai Cheetahs' semi-final hopes with a comprehensive 4-1 victory in the final league encounter of the Bridgestone World Series Hockey (WSH) at the MHA-Mahindra Stadium here on Friday. Mumbai, who had no chance of advancing even with a victory, spoilt their southern rivals' chances with some fine...
  • WSH: Delhi beat Punjab 7-5 in high-voltage match March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan drag-flicker Shakeel Abbasi notched up a hat-trick as Delhi Wizards, who are already out of contention for the World Series Hockey (WSH) semi-finals, eked out a thrilling 7-5 victory over Sher-E-Punjab in their last match here on Friday night. In a high-voltage match, Abbasi (37th, 42nd, 60th)...
  • Pune keep semis hopes alive, beat Bhopal in WSH March 29, 2012

    Bhopal: Simrandeep Randhawa came up with a brilliant hat-trick to help Pune Strykers snatch a thrilling 5-4 victory over Bhopal Badshahs in their last league game of the World Series Hockey on Thursday night. Simrandeep (52nd minute, 55th, 60th), while Nikkin Thimmaiah (10th) and Birendra Lakra (68th) scored goals to help...
  • WSH: Cheetahs beat Wizards 6-4 March 28, 2012

    Chennai: Hosts Chennai Cheetahs made an incredible comeback in the final quarter as they beat Delhi Wizards 6-4 to keep their hopes of making it to the semi-finals alive. Cheetahs now have 19 points from 13 matches and are on fourth spot. It was a fantastic game where Cheetahs trailing 1-3...
  • Chandigarh beat Mumbai 4-3 to enter semis in WSH March 28, 2012

    Chandigarh: A last-minute goal by Robert Green helped Chandigarh Comets beat struggling Mumbai Marines 4-3 and assure themselves a semi-final berth in the World Series Hockey on Wednesday. Locked at 3-3 and with barely couple of minutes remaining for the final hooter, Comets led by Pakistani international Rehan Butt earned their...
  • WSH: 'Probables should have been allowed to play' March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India players, Prabhjot Singh and Gagan Ajit Singh, on Wednesday said that the stand-off between Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) was not helping the cause of the players and the sport and HI should not have barred the probables, named for the national...
  • Mumbai to host World Series Hockey final March 28, 2012

    Bangalore: The final of the World Series Hockey will be held in Mumbai on April 2, the organisers said on Wednesday. However, the two semi-finals on April 1 will be held in Bangalore and Mumbai. The semi-finals will commence at 7 pm in Bangalore and 9 pm in Mumbai, while the...
  • WSH: Pune stun leaders Punjab 3-2 March 28, 2012

    Pune: Drag-flicker Gurpreet Singh struck twice as hosts Pune Strykers stunned table-toppers Sher-E-Punjab 3-2 in a pulsating World Series Hockey [WSH] match here on Tuesday night. Vikas Pillay (12th) and Gurpreet Singh (29th and 31st) scored for Pune, while Bikramjit Singh (6th) and Gagan Ajit Singh (63rd) sounded the board for...
  • WSH: Karnataka beat Bhopal 5-2 March 27, 2012

    Bhopal: Len Aiyappa came up with a brilliant hat-trick as Karnataka Lions defeated hosts Bhopal Badshahs 5-2 in a high-voltage match of the inaugural World Series Hockey here on Tuesday. Aiyappa (31st minute, 45th, 50th) took his total tally of goals to 13 to be tied joint second with Gurjinder Singh...
  • Khandekar, Shivendra return money to WSH March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Tushar Khandekar and Shivendra Singh have returned the contract money paid to them by Nimbus for their participation in the World Series Hockey (WSH) and termed their contract as void. Singh returned Rs 90,000 while Khandekar gave back Rs 60,000 respectively through cheques, dated March 15, along with their...
  • WSH: Comets rout Cheetahs, close in on SF berth March 26, 2012

    Chennai: Chandigarh Comets defeated Chennai Cheetahs 3-0 to virtually assure themselves of a berth in the semi-finals of the World Series Hockey, here on Monday. After taking the lead in the second minute through Mohd Amir Khan, Gurjinder Singh increased the tally when he scored eight minutes later following a penalty...
  • WSH: Delhi Wizards thrash Pune Strykers 5-2 March 26, 2012

    Pune: Delhi Wizards got their campaign back on track by thrashing Pune Strykers 5-2 in a 12th round match of the World Series Hockey tournament here on Monday. Wizards now have 16 points from 12 games while Strykers remain on 15. However, it was the home team that surged ahead in the...
  • Bhopal Badshahs back in semis contention in WSH March 25, 2012

    Bhopal: Mohammed Sahir Khan hit the decisive goal in the fourth quarter as Bhopal Badshahs pipped Mumbai Marines 2-1 in a World Series Hockey match to keep their semi-final hopes alive. Before this match, Bhopal (17) were in the sixth position but three points from this win pushed them to the...
  • Sher-E-Punjab enter semi-finals in WSH March 25, 2012

    Chennai: Sher-E-Punjab on Sunday booked their berth in the semi-finals of the World Series Hockey competition after defeating Chennai Cheetahs 4-2 for their eighth win in 12 matches. Goals by Bikramjit Singh (14th), Harpreet Singh (21st), Deepak Thakur (42nd) and Gagan Ajit Singh (68th) set up Punjab's victory while Chennai, for...
  • WSH: Karnataka Lions beat Delhi Wizards March 24, 2012

    Bangalore: Playing their third game in four days and their last home match, Karnataka Lions scrambled to a 3-1 win against Delhi Wizards in the World Series Hockey tournament here on Saturday. The victory, their sixth and third in a row, took the Lions' tally to 18 from 12 matches as...
  • WSH: Bhopal rally to hold Comets to a 4-4 draw March 24, 2012

    Bhopal: Bhopal Badshahs made a remarkable comeback to hold second-placed Chandigarh Comets 4-4 in an 11th-round match of the World Series Hockey [WSH] on Saturday. Down 0-4 in the first two quarters, Bhopal made a spirited comeback and scored four goals in the next two to deny Chandigarh full points. Expectedly it...
  • Karnataka Lions beat Punjab 2-1 in WSH March 23, 2012

    Bangalore: Veteran drag-flicker Len Aiyappa struck twice as Karnataka Lions pulled off a major upset beating Shere-E-Punjab 2-1 in an 11th round match of the World Series Hockey here on Friday. With this win, Lions were upto 15 points from 11 games moving upto the fifth place while Punjab remained on...
  • WSH: Thimmaiah stars as Pune beat Mumbai 4-2 March 23, 2012

    Pune: Nikkin Thimmaiah fired in two goals in the space of two minutes as Pune Strykers defeated Mumbai Marines 4-2 in the World Series Hockey [WSH] here on Friday. Young and talented, Thimmaiah hogged the limelight with his double strike (43rd and 45th minutes) after the match was tantalisingly poised at...
  • Radzi's goal give Karnataka win over Pune March 21, 2012

    Bangalore: A magical goal from the stick of Mohammed Radzi in the dying moments handed Karnataka Lions a stunning 3-2 win over Pune Strykers and lifted them to sixth position in the points table in World Series Hockey, here on Thursday. Just three minutes into the hooter a hit from the...
  • Punjab keep top place with win over Mumbai in WSH March 21, 2012

    Jalandhar: Deepak Thakur scored the decisive goal in the fourth quarter as Sher-e-Punjab kept perched on top with a close 2-1 victory over Mumbai Marines in their World Series Hockey match here on Wednesday. Bikramkeet Singh scored the first goal for the hosts in the 11th minute on a penalty corner...
  • Chennai beat Bhopal Badshahs 4-1 in WSH March 20, 2012

    Chennai: Chennai Cheetahs scored an emphatic 4-1 victory over Bhopal Badshahs to register their third straight win in the Bridgestone World Series Hockey tournament here on Tuesday. In all counts, it was a convincing win for the hosts as they controlled the game well and managed to gain nine penalty corners...
  • WSH: Chandigarh Comets go past Delhi Wizards 3-2 March 20, 2012

    Chandigarh: Chandigarh Comets held their nerve to defeat the Delhi Wizards 3-2 in a World Series Hockey (WSH) match here on Tuesday. For Chandigarh, Gurjinder Singh and Amir Khan were the goal-scorers, while Vikramjeet Singh and Shakeel Abbasi struck for Delhi. Gurjinder Singh gave Chandigarh the lead in the eighth minute, scoring...
  • WSH: Chandigarh beat Pune 4-3 March 20, 2012

    Chandigarh: Canadian import Sukhwinder Singh Gabbar scored of a penalty stroke in the dying moments to help hosts Chandigarh Comets eke out a thrilling 4-3 victory over Pune Strykers in a high-voltage match of the World Series Hockey (WSH) here on Monday. Going into the fourth and final quarter 3-3, both...