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Jaypee Punjab Warriors (Punjabi: ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਾਰੀਅਰਸ) (abbreviated as PJW) is a field hockey team based in Jalandhar, Punjab that plays in the Hockey India League. It is owned by Jaypee Group. Former Australian coach Barry Dancer serves as the head coach for the team while former India player Zafar Iqbal has been taken on board as an advisor. Former India captains Jagbir Singh and Mohammed Riaz are also part of the coaching staff.[1] Jagbir Singh is the manager of the team.[2] Jamie Dwyer is the captain of the team.[3]

Punjab Warriors
Punjab Warriors Logo.jpg
Full nameJaypee Punjab Warriors
Nickname(s)Warriors
Founded2012
Home groundSector 42 Stadium (since 2016)
Chandigarh, Punjab, India
(Capacity 30,000)
OwnerJaypee Group
CoachBarry Dancer
WebsiteOfficial website
Primary
Home
Secondary
Away

Contents

Franchisee DetailsEdit

 
Punjab Warriors' coach Barry Dancer (left) with Jagbir Singh (right).

OwnershipEdit

Jaiprakash Associates Ltd. (JAL) or Jaypee Group is the owner of the franchise.[4] Jaypee Group is a well diversified infrastructural industrial conglomerate in India. Over the decades, it has maintained its salience with leadership in its chosen line of businesses — Engineering and Construction, Cement, Power, Hospitality, Real Estate, Expressways, Agri Business as well as Sport. It has developed India’s premier motorsports destination – Buddh International Circuit – at Greater Noida near New Delhi.

2017 squadEdit

StatisticsEdit

Season Matches Won Drawn Lost Win%
2013 14 4 2 8 28.57%
2014 11 8 2 1 72.73%
Home 11 4 2 5 36.36%
Away 14 8 2 4 57.14%
Overall 25 12 4 9 48.00%
Performance Details
Goals For 66 (2.64 per match)
Goals Against 57 (2.28 per match)
Most Goals   Sandeep Singh (22 goals)
Performance by Oppositions
Opposition Matches Won Drawn Lost For Against Win%
Delhi Waveriders 6 1 0 5 8 15 16.67%
Kalinga Lancers 2 1 1 0 10 6 50.00%
Dabang Mumbai 5 5 0 0 20 10 100.00%
Ranchi Rays 6 3 1 2 14 12 50.00%
Uttar Pradesh Wizards 6 2 2 2 14 14 33.33%

Fixtures and ResultsEdit

2013Edit

No. Date Result Opponent Venue Report
1 14 January 1 – 2 Delhi Wave Riders New Delhi Match 1
2 16 January 1 – 2 Ranchi Rhinos Jalandhar Match 2
3 17 January 1 – 2 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Jalandhar Match 4
4 20 January 4 – 2 Mumbai Magicians Mumbai Match 8
5 22 January 2 – 2 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Jalandhar Match 10
6 24 January 4 – 3 Mumbai Magicians Jalandhar Match 13
7 27 January 4 – 3 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Lucknow Match 16
8 29 January 0 – 3 Delhi Wave Riders New Delhi Match 18
9 31 January 3 – 1 Mumbai Magicians Mumbai Match 21
10 2 February 1 – 1 Ranchi Rhinos Ranchi Match 24
11 4 February 2 – 3 Ranchi Rhinos Jalandhar Match 26
12 5 February 2 – 3 Delhi Wave Riders Jalandhar Match 27
13 9 February 1 – 3 Delhi Wave Riders Ranchi Semi-final 2
14 10 February 3 – 4 (a.e.t.) Uttar Pradesh Wizards Ranchi 3rd place
Position in League Phase: 4th
4th place

2014Edit

No. Date Result Opponent Venue Report
1 25 January 1 – 3 Delhi Waveriders Mohali Match 1
2 26 January 5 – 3 Mumbai Magicians Mohali Match 3
3 28 January 7 – 3 Kalinga Lancers Bhubaneswar Match 5
4 31 January 3 – 1 Delhi Waveriders Delhi Match 8
5 2 February 2 – 2 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Lucknow Match 11
6 8 February 4 – 1 Mumbai Magicians Mumbai Match 18
7 11 February 3 – 3 Kalinga Lancers Mohali Match 21
8 15 February 2 – 1 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Mohali Match 25
9 16 February 4 – 2 Ranchi Rhinos Mohali Match 28
10 19 February 3 – 2 Ranchi Rhinos Ranchi Match 30
11 22 February 3 – 2 Ranchi Rhinos Ranchi Semi-final 2
12 23 February 4 – 6 (Penalties) Delhi Waveriders Ranchi Final

2015Edit

No. Date Result Opponent Venue Report
1 23 January 3 – 3 Dabang Mumbai Mumbai Match 3
2 25 January 4 – 2 Kalinga Lancers Mohali Match 5
3 26 January 3 – 2 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Mohali Match 7
4 30 January 3 – 1 Delhi Waveriders New Delhi Match 10
5 1 February 3 – 1 Kalinga Lancers Bhubaneswar Match 13
6 4 February 1 – 2 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Lucknow Match 15
7 7 February 7 – 0 Delhi Waveriders Mohali Match 18

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "HIL: Barry Dancer named head coach of Punjab franchise". The Times of India. 15 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Hockey India League can help in reclaiming India's past glory, says Punjab coach". NDTV. Jalandhar. 8 January 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Jaypee Punjab Warriors visit Golden Temple to seek blessings before HIL". Hockey India. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Jaypee becomes Punjab franchise owner of HIL". Sportz Power. 2 August 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.

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