Goalkeeper Andrew Charter was incredible at the post to win the shootout for Kalinga Lancers. Aran Zalewski and Lalit Upadhyay scored twice in the penalty shootout to fetch Kalinga Lancers their second successive appearance in the final of the Coal India Hockey India League.
Kalinga Lancers will take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the first Semi Final, table toppers Dabang Mumbai will battle it out against Delhi Waveriders in the second Semi Final of the Coal India Hockey India League 2017
DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Jaypee Punjab Warriors beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards to win five points but fail to climb up the pool table to qualify for semifinals.
Uttar Pradesh Wizards kept their hopes of a Semi Final spot alive after goals by Seve van Ass (37') and Akashdeep Singh (60') ensured a 4-0 victory over Ranchi Rays.
Goals by Shamsher Singh (5'), Ajay Yadav (40') and Akashdeep Singh (58') ensured a much-needed 6-2 win for Uttar Pradesh Wizards against the defending Champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors.
DELHI WAVERIDERS finally earned their maiden victory in the fifth edition of the Coal India Hockey India League with a sensational 8-1 home game win against Uttar Pradesh Wizards.
UTTAR PRADESH WIZARDS were unstoppable as they scored a sensational 10-0 win against Kalinga Lancers denying the hosts an opportunity to top the points table again.
The Chief Coach of Indian senior menâ€™s team believes a good start at this seasonâ€™s Coal India HIL will set the momentum for a tough calendar year in 2017. Kalinga Lancers will take on home team Ranchi Rays in what promises to be yet another exciting encounter on Thursday.
AN INCREDIBLE 60th minute goal by Robbert Kemperman ensured Dabang Mumbai snatched the victory from Uttar Pradesh Wizards who looked like they would march away with a win after Ramandeep Singhâ€™s 59th minute goal in a nail-biting encounter at Mahindra Hockey Stadium, Mumbai.Â
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