Mumbai Marines

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Mumbai Marines
Mumbai Marines Logo.png
Nickname(s) Marines
Founded 2011
Colors      Blue
Head Coach Germany Andrew Meredith
Assistant Coach India Ashish Kumar Ballal
Manager Iqbaltit Singh
Captain India Adrian D'Souza
Home Ground Mahindra Hockey Stadium, Mumbai
(Capacity 8,250)
Best Performance 20128th
Top Scorer India Joga Singh (7 goals)
Owner
  • Ashish Bharatram (SRF Group)
  • Harish Thawani (Nimbus)
Official Website Official Website
Official Facebook Page
Official Twitter Account
Official YouTube Channel
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Mumbai Marines (MM) initially known as Mumbai Warriors is a hockey team based in Mumbai, Maharashtra that plays in the World Series Hockey and led by Indian hockey team goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza. The team is owned by Ashish Bharatram (SRF Group) and Harish Thawani (Nimbus). It is coached by Andrew Meredith. Mahindra Hockey Stadium, Mumbai will serves as the home ground of Mumbai Marines.

Team was initially named as Mumbai Warriors but was rebranded to Mumbai Marines to avoid any confusions with Pune Warriors, the Pune IPL team.[1]

Franchise Details[edit]

Ownership[edit]

ProSport Holdings, a consortium led by Ashish Bharatram (SRF Group) and Harish Thawani (Nimbus) was declared as the owner of the franchise. The consortium is a perfect mix of the 3 key essentials for any successful league – sport, business and entertainment.[2]

The SRF Group is one of India’s most respected and leading business houses with a large international footprint. They have been rapidly expanding their operations in the textiles and chemicals business. Nimbus Communications Limited is one of India’s biggest sports rights management and marketing company and has successfully managed and marketed various commercial rights for global sports federations, including BCCI, ICC, IPL, Twenty20 EPL, Asian Cricket Council, and Indian Golf Union amongst many others.[3]

Theme Music[edit]

Mumbai Marines' theme Dhin Chak Chak is composed by Shadaab Abhik.

Team Composition[edit]

The team is captained by Adrian D'Souza with Andrew Meredith as coach.

Player Nationality Goals
Goal Keepers
Adrian D'Souza (Captain)  India -
Sudhir Dixit  India -
Strikers
Aijub Ekka  India 3
Anup Antony  India 1
Banmali Xess  India 3
Connor Grimes  Canada
Manoj Antil  India
G.M. Hariprasad  India 1
Jay Karan  India
Joga Singh  India 7
Juan Martin Lopez  Argentina
Pedro Ibarra  Argentina
Pradhan Somanna  India
Sandeep Michael  India 2
S.V. Sunil  India
Shashi Topno  India
Troy Sutherland  Australia 5
Yuvraj Walmiki  India
Mid Fielders
Conroy Remedios  India
Devender Walmiki  India 4
Errol D’Silva  India
Phelie Maguire Republic of Ireland Ireland
Prabodh Tirkey  India
Rajesh Kumar  India
Sung Min Lee  South Korea
Viren Rasquinha  India
Defenders
Ajmer Singh  India 4
Bimal Lakra  India 2
Melchior Looijen  Netherlands

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Fixtures and Results[edit]

2012[edit]

Goals For 32 (2.29 per match)
Goals Against 39 (2.79 per match)
Most Goals India Joga Singh (7 goals)
Overall Position: 6th
No. Date Score Opponent Venue Report
1 1 March 5 - 7 Pune Strykers Mumbai Match 3
2 2 March 1 - 0 Bhopal Badshahs Mumbai Match 5
3 4 March 2 - 5 Chandigarh Comets Mumbai Match 10
4 6 March 4 - 2 Chennai Cheetahs Chennai Match 13
5 8 March 2 - 1 Karnataka Lions Bangalore Match 16
6 11 March 2 - 2 Delhi Wizards Mumbai Match 24
7 14 March 2 - 3 Sher-e-Punjab Mumbai Match 27
8 16 March 2 - 4 Karnataka Lions Mumbai Match 32
9 19 March 1 - 2 Delhi Wizards Delhi Match 36
10 21 March 1 - 2 Sher-e-Punjab Jalandhar Match 39
11 23 March 2 - 4 Pune Strykers Pune Match 41
12 25 March 1 - 2 Bhopal Badshahs Bhopal Match 46
13 28 March 3 - 4 Chandigarh Comets Chandigarh Match 51
14 30 March 4 - 1 Chennai Cheetahs Mumbai Match 56
Position in League Phase: 8th
Failed to qualify for semi-finals

Statistics[edit]

Performance summary
Season Matches Won Drawn Lost Win%
2012 14 4 1 9 28.57%
Home 7 2 1 4 28.57%
Away 7 2 0 5 28.57%
Overall 14 4 1 9 28.57%
Performance Details
Goals For 32 (2.29 per match)
Goals Against 39 (2.79 per match)
Most Goals India Joga Singh (7 goals)
Current Position: 6th
Performance by Oppositions
Opposition Matches Won Drawn Lost For Against Win%
Bhopal Badshahs 2 1 0 1 2 2 50.00%
Chandigarh Comets 2 0 0 2 5 9 0.00%
Chennai Cheetahs 2 2 0 0 8 3 100.00%
Delhi Wizards 2 0 1 1 3 4 0.00%
Karnataka Lions 2 1 0 1 4 5 50.00%
Pune Strykers 2 0 0 2 7 11 0.00%
Sher-e-Punjab 2 0 0 2 3 5 0.00%

Hat-tricks[edit]

No. Player Opposition Result Season Venue Report
1 India Joga Singh Pune Strykers 5 – 7 2012 MumbaiMahindra Hockey Stadium 1 March 2012

References[edit]

See also[edit]

World Series Hockey