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2013 Hockey India League, known as Hero Hockey India League and abbreviated as HIL 2013 was the first season of the field hockey tournament Hockey India League. Tournament was scheduled to start from January 5 to February 3 but was postponed to January 14 to February 10.[1]

Hero Hockey India League 2013
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Tournament Details
DatesJanuary 14 – February 10
Administrator(s)Hockey India
Tournament Format(s)Triple Round-robin and Knock-out
Host(s) India
Venue(s)5
Teams5
Final Positions
Gold medal blank.svg ChampionsRanchi Rhinos (1st title)
Silver medal blank.svg Runner-upDelhi Waveriders
Bronze medal blank.svg Third PlaceUttar Pradesh Wizards
Tournament Summary
Matches played34
Goals scored147 (4.32 per match)
Player of the tournamentSardar Singh (DWR)
Most GoalsSandeep Singh (MM) (11)
2014

Rules and regulationsEdit

Five teams took part in the tournament and each team played three matches against each team, one at their home venue and one at the venue of the opposition team. The third match was played against the other four teams two at home and two away.[2]

The points in the league phase of the tournament were awarded as follows:

Points
Results Points
Win 5 points
Draw 2 points
Loss with goal difference of 2 or less goals 1 points
Loss with goal difference of 3 or more goals 0 points

If at the end of the League two or more teams had the same number of points for any place, these teams would be ranked according to the following order:[2]

  1. respective number of matches won;
  2. respective goal difference (goals for less goals against). A positive goal difference always takes precedence over a negative one;
  3. respective number of goals scored;
  4. the cumulative results of the two matches played between those two teams taking firstly the points won in the two matches, secondly the goal difference, and thirdly the number of goals scored
Locations of 2012 Hockey India League teams

VenuesEdit

Five venues have been selected for Hockey India League which will serve as home grounds for each franchise:

Team City Stadium Capacity
Delhi Waveriders Delhi Dhyan Chand National Stadium 20,000
Mumbai Magicians Mumbai Mahindra Hockey Stadium 8,250
Punjab Warriors Jalandhar Surjit Hockey Stadium 8,000
Ranchi Rhinos Ranchi Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium 5,000
Uttar Pradesh Wizards Lucknow Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium 10,000

The semi-final, third and fourth place playoff and the final of 2013 HIL were played on 9 and 10 February at Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi.[3]

PlayersEdit

The players' auction for first season of HIL took place on December 16 in New Delhi.[4] A total of 246 players were available for the auction out of which 120 players were bought by the franchises which included 50 foreign and 70 local players.[5]

League progressionEdit

League Phase Playoffs
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 SF 3/4 F
Delhi Wave Riders 5 10 12 17 22 27 32 34 39 44 49 49 W L
Mumbai Magicians 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 12 13 14 15 16
Punjab Warriors 1 2 3 8 10 15 20 20 25 27 28 29 L L
Ranchi Rhinos 5 10 11 12 17 22 27 29 29 31 36 41 W W
Uttar Pradesh Wizards 5 7 12 14 15 16 17 17 22 22 27 32 L W
Note: The total points at the end of each group match are listed.
Win Loss Draw
Note: Click on the points (group matches) or W/L (Playoffs) to see the summary for the match.
Team was eliminated in group stage.

ScheduleEdit

All matches' timings according to Indian Standard Time (UTC +05:30)

League PhaseEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Delhi Wave Riders 12 9 2 1 37 24 +13 49
Ranchi Rhinos 12 7 2 3 26 22 +4 41
Uttar Pradesh Wizards 12 5 2 5 19 22 –3 32
Punjab Warriors 12 4 2 6 25 27 –2 29
Mumbai Magicians 12 1 0 11 20 32 –12 16
Qualified for Semi-finals
Eliminated

14 January 2013
20:00
Delhi Wave Riders (H) 2–1 Punjab Warriors
Deecke   14'
Chandi   23'
Report Padrós   42'
Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi
Umpires:
Gary Simmonds (RSA)
Raghu Prasad (IND)

16 January 2013
18:00
Punjab Warriors (H) 1–2 Ranchi Rhinos
Govers   63' Report Jackson   43'
Mandeep   50'
Surjeet Hockey Stadium, Jalandhar
Umpires:
Marcello Servetto (ESP)
Gurinder Sangha (IND)

16 January 2013
20:00
Delhi Wave Riders (H) 2–1 Mumbai Magicians
Rupinder Pal   27'
Norris-Jones   48'
Report Sandeep   50'
Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Javed Shaikh (IND)

17 January 2013
20:00
Punjab Warriors (H) 1–2 Uttar Pradesh Wizards
Dwyer   39' Report Hertzberger   17'
  59'
Surjeet Hockey Stadium, Jalandhar
Umpires:
Michael Eilmer (AUT)
Ripudaman Sharma (IND)

18 January 2013
20:00
Ranchi Rhinos (H) 3–1 Mumbai Magicians
Chaudhary   9'
Mandeep   22'
Smith   29'
Report Chinglensana   45'
Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
Umpires:
Gary Simmonds (RSA)
Suresh Thakur Kumar (IND)

19 January 2013
11:30
Uttar Pradesh Wizards (H) 1–1 Delhi Wave Riders
Raghunath   24' Report Child   6'
Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium, Lucknow
Umpires:
Marcello Servetto (ESP)
Harsha Vardhan (IND)

20 January 2013
15:00
Uttar Pradesh Wizards (H) 2–0 Ranchi Rhinos
Hertzberger   47'
Raghunath   60'
Report
Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium, Lucknow
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)

20 January 2013
20:00
Mumbai Magicians (H) 2–4 Punjab Warriors
Satbir   7'
Sandeep   33'
Report Dharamvir   4'70'
Dwyer   56'
Ranjit   65'
Mahindra Hockey Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires:
Michael Eilmer (AUT)
Anil Kumar (IND)

21 January 2013
20:00
Mumbai Magicians (H) 4–6 Delhi Wave Riders
Sandeep   8'51'
Turner   42'
Wilson   48'
Report Deecke   14'
Norris-Jones   23'
Mujtaba   25'
Akashdeep   53'
Mir   55'
Child   58'
Mahindra Hockey Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires:
Gary Simmonds (RSA)
Gurinder Sangha (IND)

22 January 2013
20:00
Punjab Warriors (H) 2–2 Uttar Pradesh Wizards
Shivendra   12'
Malak   28'
Report Raghunath   24'35+'
Surjeet Hockey Stadium, Jalandhar
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Suresh Thakur Kumar (IND)

23 January 2013
20:00
Ranchi Rhinos (H) 4–5 Delhi Wave Riders
Reid-Ross   13'
Jackson   46'64'
Mandeep   60'
Report Akashdeep   5'
Rupinder Pal   47'57'
Chandi   51'
Jenniskens   65'
Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
Umpires:
Marcello Servetto (ESP)
Ripudaman Sharma (IND)

24 January 2013
18:00
Ranchi Rhinos (H) 3–1 Uttar Pradesh Wizards
Fürste   27'
Wilson   67'
Jackson   69'
Report Doerner   53'
Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
Umpires:
Michael Eilmer (AUT)
Javed Shaikh (IND)

24 January 2013
20:00
Punjab Warriors (H) 4–3 Mumbai Magicians
  30'
Malak   35'
Sunil   40'
Ford   44'
Report Sandeep   14'
Turner   54'
  64'
Surjeet Hockey Stadium, Jalandhar
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Harsha Vardhan (IND)

26 January 2013
15:00
Uttar Pradesh Wizards (H) 1–3 Ranchi Rhinos
Hertzberger   68' Report Mandeep   58'67'
Tarandeep   69'
Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium, Lucknow
Umpires:
Gary Simmonds (RSA)
Anil Kumar (IND)

26 January 2013
18:00
Delhi Wave Riders (H) 4–3 Mumbai Magicians
Khan   6'
Norris-Jones   12'22'
Rupinder Pal   51'
Report Sandeep   28'56'66'
Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi
Umpires:
Michael Eilmer (AUT)
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)

27 January 2013
15:00
Uttar Pradesh Wizards (H) 3–4 Punjab Warriors
Alegre   11'
Raghunath   65'
Hertzberger   67'
Report Sunil   2'4'
Dwyer   8'
Ciriello   15'
Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium, Lucknow
Umpires:
Marcello Servetto (ESP)
Raghu Prasad (IND)

28 January 2013
20:00
Ranchi Rhinos (H) 2–1 Mumbai Magicians
Jackson   28'
Mandeep   49'
Report Sandeep   2'
Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Gurinder Sangha (IND)

29 January 2013
20:00
Delhi Wave Riders (H) 3–0 Punjab Warriors
Akashdeep   13'
Hayward   52'
Child   69'
Report
Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi
Umpires:
Gary Simmonds (RSA)
Ripudaman Sharma (IND)

30 January 2013
18:00
Mumbai Magicians (H) 4–0 Uttar Pradesh Wizards
Jasrotia   11'
Wilson   45'
Sandeep   52'66'
Report
Mahindra Hockey Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires:
Marcello Servetto (ESP)
Javed Shaikh (IND)

30 January 2013
20:00
Delhi Wave Riders (H) 2–2 Ranchi Rhinos
  20'
Walmiki   53'
Report Reid-Ross   14'
Evers   61'
Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi
Umpires:
Michael Eilmer (AUT)
Raghu Prasad (IND)

31 January 2013
20:00
Mumbai Magicians (H) 1–3 Punjab Warriors
De Young   48' Report Dharamvir   8'
Hammond   23'
Malak   52'
Mahindra Hockey Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires:
Marcello Servetto (ESP)
Javed Shaikh (IND)

1 February 2013
20:00
Ranchi Rhinos (H) 2–5 Delhi Wave Riders
Wilson   24'
Manpreet   68'
Report Chandi   4'19'
Child   7'
Rupinder Pal   40'
Gurbaj   49'
Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Harsha Vardhan (IND)

2 February 2013
15:00
Uttar Pradesh Wizards (H) 2–0 Mumbai Magicians
Mor   9'
Shanker   58'
Report
Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium, Lucknow
Umpires:
Gary Simmonds (RSA)
Gurinder Sangha (IND)

2 February 2013
20:00
Ranchi Rhinos (H) 1–1 Punjab Warriors
Mandeep   34' Report Malak   14'
Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
Umpires:
Javed Shaikh (IND)
Ripudaman Sharma (IND)

3 February 2013
15:00
Uttar Pradesh Wizards (H) 0–3 Delhi Wave Riders
Report Mir   10'
Deecke   17'
Chandi   30'
Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium, Lucknow
Umpires:
Gary Simmonds (RSA)
Suresh Thakur Kumar (IND)

4 February 2013
20:00
Punjab Warriors (H) 2–3 Ranchi Rhinos
Govers   34'
Ciriello   50'
Report Reid-Ross   52'69'
Mandeep   62'
Surjeet Hockey Stadium, Jalandhar
Umpires:
Marcello Servetto (ESP)
Harsha Vardhan (IND)

5 February 2013
18:00
Punjab Warriors (H) 2–3 Delhi Wave Riders
Dharamvir   17'
Ciriello   70'
Report Rupinder Pal   7'
Deecke   11'
Norris-Jones   23'
Surjeet Hockey Stadium, Jalandhar
Umpires:
Marcello Servetto (ESP)
Gurinder Sangha (IND)

5 February 2013
20:00
Mumbai Magicians (H) 0–1 Uttar Pradesh Wizards
Report Doerner   33'
Mahindra Hockey Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Michael Eilmer (AUT)

7 February 2013
18:00
Delhi Wave Riders (H) 1–4 Uttar Pradesh Wizards
Hayward   64' Report Hertzberger   39'
Uthappa   49'
Pudiyokkada   56'
Malayalan   64'
Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi
Umpires:
Gary Simmonds (RSA)
Javed Shaikh (IND)

7 February 2013
20:00
Mumbai Magicians (H) 0–1 Ranchi Rhinos
Report Wilson   61'
Mahindra Hockey Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Raghu Prasad (IND)

Play-offsEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
9 February–Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
 
 
Ranchi Rhinos4
 
10 February–Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
 
Uttar Pradesh Wizards2
 
Ranchi Rhinos2
 
9 February–Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
 
Delhi Wave Riders1
 
Delhi Wave Riders3
 
 
Punjab Warriors1
 
Third place
 
 
10 February–Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
 
 
Uttar Pradesh Wizards4
 
 
Punjab Warriors3

SemifinalsEdit

9 February 2013
16:30
Ranchi Rhinos 4–2 Uttar Pradesh Wizards
Mandeep   5'66'
Wilson   32'64'
Report Thimmaiah   16'54'
Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
Umpires:
Marcello Servetto (ESP)
Raghu Prasad (IND)

9 February 2013
20:00
Delhi Wave Riders 3–1 Punjab Warriors
Mir   14'
Rupinder Pal   32'
Norris-Jones   67'
Report Dwyer   33'
Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
Umpires:
Gary Simmonds (RSA)
Javed Shaikh (IND)

Third and fourth placeEdit

10 February 2013
17:00
Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4–3 (a.e.t.) Punjab Warriors
Raghunath   42'62'64'85' Report Knowles   4'
Sunil   8'
Ranjit   39'
Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
Umpires:
Michael Eilmer (AUT)
Javed Shaikh (IND)

FinalEdit

10 February 2013
20:00
Ranchi Rhinos 2–1 Delhi Wave Riders
Smith   55'
Manpreet   63'
Report Child   25'
Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi
Umpires:
Gary Simmonds (RSA)
Marcello Servetto (ESP)

AwardsEdit

Player of the Tournament Upcoming player of the tournament Most goals in league phase Fair play
Sardar Singh
(Delhi Waveriders)
Mandeep Singh
(Ranchi Rhinos)
Delhi Waveriders
(37 in 12 matches)
Ranchi Rhinos

StatisticsEdit

Leading goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Team Matches Goals
1 Sandeep Singh Mumbai Magicians 12 11
2 Mandeep Singh Ranchi Rhinos 13 10
3 V. R. Raghunath Uttar Pradesh Wizards 14 9
4 Rupinder Pal Singh Delhi Wave Riders 14 7
5 Lloyd Norris-Jones Delhi Wave Riders 14 6

Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Report Venue
Sandeep Singh Mumbai Magicians Delhi Wave Riders 3–4 Match 15 New DelhiDhyan Chand National Stadium
V.R. Raghunath4 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Punjab Warriors 4–3 3rd place RanchiAstroturf Hockey Stadium

ScoringEdit

  • First goal of the season: Oskar Deecke for Delhi Waveriders against Punjab Warriors (14 January 2013)
  • Last goal of the season: Manpreet Singh for Ranchi Rhinos against Delhi Waveriders (10 February 2013)
  • Largest winning margin: 4 goals
  • Highest scoring game: 10 goals
  • Most goals scored in a match by a single team: 6 goals
  • Most goals scored in a match by a losing team: 4 goals

Clean sheetsEdit

PlayerEdit

Rank Player Team Clean sheets
1 George Bazeley Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3
2 Francisco Juancosa Cortés Ranchi Rhinos 1
Nicolas Jacobi Delhi Waveriders 1
Pirmin Blaak Delhi Waveriders 1
P. R. Shreejesh Mumbai Magicians 1

TeamEdit

DisciplineEdit

PlayerEdit

TeamEdit

Source: Hockey India League

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hockey India League auction postponed". New Delhi: Hindustan Times. 26 November 2012. Archived from the original on 30 November 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Regulations of the Hero Hockey India League" (PDF). Hockey India. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Fixture List 2013" (PDF). Hockey India. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  4. ^ "HIL to hold auction even though sixth team hasn't been finalised". New Delhi: Daily Mail. 13 December 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2012.
  5. ^ "The ABC of Hockey India League players' auction". New Delhi: CNN-IBN. 15 December 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2012.

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