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Exuberant Delhi Waveriders face up against Punjab Warriors in HIL
Exuberant Delhi Waveriders face up against Punjab Warriors in HIL

Delhi coach Cedric D Souza believes his side is dynamicDelhi Waveriders will look to start from scratch as they play their opening match of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) against Jaypee Punjab Warriors at the International Hockey Stadium, on Wednesday.Waveriders – one of the most successful sides with a runners-up finish in 2013, a championship in 2014 and a third-place finish in 2015 –  have made several changes t

Jan 19 2016
New home and new players give hope to Delhi Waveriders
New home and new players give hope to Delhi Waveriders

The Waveriders would look to improve upon their bronze medal performance last season.Delhi Waveriders will hope that a new home at the Shivaji Hockey Stadium and a new squad will help them regain the title of Coal India Hockey India League which starts January 18.Waveriders played their home matches at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium in the past three editions. But this year, the 7,000-seater Shivaji stadium, a historic venue that is a witne

Jan 14 2016
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2015: Team of the Tournament
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2015: Team of the Tournament

Keeping the India’s tour of Australia and the 2016 ICC World T20 in mind, BCCI made the right move in advancing the Vijay Hazare Trophy to just after the group stages of the 2015-16 Ranji Trophy. This year’s Vijay Hazare Trophy saw Indian Internationals including skipper MS Dhoni taking part in the tournament with only Rohit Sharma (marriage) and Virat Kohli (rest granted by the BCCI) missing out from the senior set of players.

Dec 29 2015
The 5 most expensive players U-21 in the Hockey India League auction
The 5 most expensive players U-21 in the Hockey India League auction

Several Indian U-21 hockey team players found themselves in huge demand for the 2015 HIL The 2016 edition of the Hockey India League will see an increasing number of emerging youngsters rub shoulders with some of the prominent and skillful hockey players from various countries across the world. In the auction which happened last month, promising U-21 players such as Harmanpreet Singh, Dipsan Tirkey and Armaan Qureshi were lapped up for

Oct 15 2015
Mayank Agarwal's brillaint knock guides India A to victory over South Africa in T20 warm up game
Mayank Agarwal's brillaint knock guides India A to victory over South Africa in T20 warm up game

Agarwal’s knock of 87 from 49 balls helped India A register a 8-wicket victory India A, powered by opening batsman Mayank Agarwal’s knock of 87 from 49 balls, chased down South Africa’s total of 189 condemning the visitors to a surprising defeat in their opening T20 warm-up game. Agarwal’s 119-run opening wicket stand with Manan Vohra, set the hosts on their way before Sanju Samson did the closing out work. The crow

European Tour: Indian hockey team aims for cleansweep against France
European Tour: Indian hockey team aims for cleansweep against France

A still from the first encounter between India and France (credits: Hockey India) Wattignies (France), Aug 4 (IANS) Following their 2-0 win in their first outing, the Indian hockey team is geared to take on France at the Wattignies Sports Centre on Wednesday in their second and last match before they head to Spain. In Monday's game, India dominated the match and outplayed France in all departments. They will continue their attacking st

Aug 4 2015
Mandeep Singh - RCB's unsung hero
Mandeep Singh - RCB's unsung hero

Mandeep Singh Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has one of the strongest batting line-ups in the IPL with the likes of Chris Gayle, AB De Villiers and Virat Kohli in the top 3. These guys are modern day greats in cricket. If one of them gets off to a good start, it is virtually game over for the opposition. Apart from this game changers, RCB does have a lot of talent in the rest of the team with the likes of Dinesh Karthik and Sar

May 22 2015
Mandeep Singh justified our decision to rope him in from Kings XI: Virat Kohli
Mandeep Singh justified our decision to rope him in from Kings XI: Virat Kohli

Dinesh Karthik congratulates Mandeep Singh on his 50 for Royal Challengers Bangalore Pune, May 21: An elated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday lauded the efforts of his teammate Mandeep Singh saying he justified his team's decision to rope him in from Kings XI Punjab. Mandeep played a brilliant knock in helping his side beat Rajasthan Royals by 71 runs in the IPL Eliminator at the Maharashtra Cricke

May 21 2015
IPL 2015: Team of the week (April 27 to May 3)
IPL 2015: Team of the week (April 27 to May 3)

Week four of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 came to an end on Sunday and the points table has finally started to take shape as we edge closer to the business end of the tournament. After starting the week with a win over KKR at Chepauk, Chennai Super Kings finished it with back-to-back away defeats to KKR and Sunrisers Hyderabad. While Kings XI plummeted to the last spot after three consecutive losses, wins in both their games ensured th

May 5 2015
Mandeep Singh blitz downs Kolkata Knight Riders
Mandeep Singh blitz downs Kolkata Knight Riders

Mandeep Singh in action Bengaluru, May 2 (IANS) Mandeep Singh (45 not out, 18b, 4x4, 3x6) weaved the magic for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) who defeated champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by seven wickets with two balls to spare in a rain-shortened 10-overs-a-side game in the 2015 Pepsi Indian Premier League here on Saturday. Needing 13 runs off the final over, the 23-year old from Jalandhar blasted two sixes off Andre Russell to t

May 2 2015
Easy win for Sunrisers Hyderabad over Royal Challengers Bangalore
Easy win for Sunrisers Hyderabad over Royal Challengers Bangalore

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul embrace after beating Royal Challengers Bangalore as Dinesh Karthik (l) walks past   Bengaluru, April 13 (IANS) Skipper David Warner blasted a 27-ball 57 (6x4, 4x6) to help Sunrisers Hyderabad notch their first success in two outings with an eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League T20 tournament here on Monday. Warner and fellow opener

Apr 14 2015
Gayle storm shapes Royal Challengers' victory over Knight Riders
Gayle storm shapes Royal Challengers' victory over Knight Riders

Royal Challengers Bangalore dugout follows Chris Gayle’s innings Kolkata, April 12: Demolition man Chris Gayle powered Royal Challengers Bangalore from a tough situation to a terrific three wicket win over title holders Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier league match here on Saturday. Replying to a challenging 177/6 posted by the Knight Riders, the visitors rode on the Gayle storm - as the Caribbean plundered 96 runs hamm

Apr 12 2015
Indian hockey team seeks fresh start under new coach in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
Indian hockey team seeks fresh start under new coach in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Indian hockey team at the Sultan Azlan Shah preparatory camp Ipoh (Malaysia), April 4: The Indian men's hockey team will seek a fresh beginning under new coach Paul van Ass as the six-nation 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup starts at the Azlan Shah Stadium here on Sunday. India had a fruitful 2014 when they won the the Asian Games gold after 16 years. They gave a tough fight to Australia as well to finish a creditable fourth in the Champ

Apr 5 2015
5 youngsters to watch out for at Sultan Azlan Shah 2015
5 youngsters to watch out for at Sultan Azlan Shah 2015

Defending champion Australia heads into the 24th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah 2015 as the overhwlming favourite. The World Champion, which has won the tournament a record eight times will look to retain the title even as it prepares to lock horns with some of the best teams in the world.  India, brimming with confidence in the wake of winning the Gold Medal at the Asian Games last year, will definitely fancy its chances this time a

Apr 4 2015
Interview with Mandeep Singh:
Interview with Mandeep Singh: "Learnt a lot playing alongside likes of Moritz Furste and Ashley Jackson"

Singh was one of the best players in the HIL Mandeep Singh staged a comeback to the Indian side for the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup on the back of a decent performance in the 2015 Hero Hockey India League. The 20-year-old Jalandhar lad first hit the spotlight with a power-packed showing in the 2013 HIL and subsequently made his senior international debut at the 2013 Hockey World League Round Two Event in New Delhi. Mandeep featured in th

Apr 2 2015
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