Chennai Cheetahs

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Chennai Cheetahs
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Full name Chennai Cheetahs
Nickname(s) Cheetahs
Founded 2011
Colors      Purple
Head Coach Spain Jose Brasa
Manager Baldev Singh
Captain Australia Brent Livermore
Home ground Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, Chennai
(Capacity 10,000)
Best Performance 2012 – 6th
Top Scorer Pakistan Syed Imran Warsi (19 goals)
Owner Chennai Sports Organisers Pvt. Ltd.
Official Website Official Website
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Chennai Cheetahs (CCH) is hockey team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, that plays in World Series Hockey. It is owned by Chennai Sports Organisers Private Limited (CSO). The team is captained by the Australian Brent Livermore and coached by the Spaniard Jose Brasa. The team's home ground is the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium.

Ownership[edit]

The team is owned by Chennai Sports Organisers (CSO), which is promoted by L.T. Nanwani, owner of Jubilee Granites. The financial details of the deal have not been disclosed but sources familiar with the deal reported that the franchise would invest 120-140 million each year for a period of 15 years.[1][2]

Team anthem[edit]

The team anthem was composed by the Tamil playback singer, Srinivas. The music for the song is provided by Krishna Chetan and lyrics by Kavi Varman. It is sung by Suchith Suresan, Anand Aravindakshan and Nivas.[3]

Team composition[edit]

The team is captained by the Australian mid-fielder Brent Livermore with the former Indian coach Jose Brasa as coach.

Player Nationality Goals
Goal Keepers
Bharat Chettri  India -
Chintakunta Santosh Kumar  India -
Jasbir Singh  India -
Strikers
Adam Sinclair  India 9
Benedikt Sperling  Germany
Danish Mujtaba  India
Dharamvir Singh  India
Hamza Mujtaba  India
Muthanna B.K.  India
Peter Kelly  Australia
Parveen Kumar  India 4
Roderik Huber  Netherlands
S. Arumugam  India
Sandeep Antil  India 1
S. Shivamani  India 1
Veerasamy Raja  India 1
Mid Fielders
Amardeep Ekka  India
Brent Livermore (Captain)  Australia
Davinderpal Singh  India
Gaurav Tokhi  India
Joseph Reardon  Australia
Mark Harris  Australia 2
Rafeeq S.M.  India
Vikas Sharma  India 1
Vikram Pillay  India 6
Defenders
Amit Kumar Prabhakar  India
Dhananjay Mahadik  India
Gauravjeet Singh  India
Samir Baxla  India
Sunil Yadav  India 1
Syed Imran Warsi  Pakistan 19

[4] [5]

Performance[edit]

Performance summary
Season Matches Won Drawn Lost Win %
2012 14 6 1 7 46.15%
Performance details
Goals for 41 (2.93 per match)
Goals against 43 (3.07 per match)
Most goals Pakistan Syed Imran Warsi (19 goals)
Current Position: 1st
Performance by opponents
Opposition Matches Won Drawn Lost For Against Win %
Bhopal Badshahs 2 1 0 1 5 4 50.00%
Chandigarh Comets 2 1 0 1 5 6 50.00%
Delhi Wizards 2 2 0 0 11 6 100.00%
Karnataka Lions 2 1 0 1 7 6 50.00%
Mumbai Marines 2 0 0 2 3 8 0.00%
Pune Strykers 2 1 1 0 6 4 100.00%
Sher-e-Punjab 2 0 0 2 4 9 0.00%

Fixtures and results[edit]

2012[edit]

No. Date Score Opponent Venue Report
1 1 March 2 - 5 Sher-e-Punjab Jalandhar Match 2
2 3 March 5 - 3 Chandigarh Comets Chandigarh Match 7
3 5 March 5 - 2 Delhi Wizards Delhi Match 12
4 6 March 2 - 4 Mumbai Marines Chennai Match 13
5 9 March 3 - 3 Pune Strykers Chennai Match 19
6 10 March 3 - 5 Karnataka Lions Chennai Match 21
7 12 March 1 - 3 Bhopal Badshahs Bhopal Match 26
8 15 March 3 - 1 Pune Strykers Pune Match 29
9 17 March 4 - 1 Karnataka Lions Bangalore Match 34
10 20 March 4 - 1 Bhopal Badshahs Chennai Match 38
11 25 March 2 - 4 Sher-e-Punjab Chennai Match 45
12 26 March 0 - 3 Chandigarh Comets Chennai Match 47
13 28 March 6 - 4 Delhi Wizards Chennai Match 52
14 30 March 1 - 4 Mumbai Marines Mumbai Match 56
Position in League Phase: 6th
Failed to qualify for semi-finals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chennai Sports Organisers own "Chennai Cheetahs" a franchise of WSH". The Fans of Hockey. 2011. Retrieved November 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ "WSH unveils first franchise - Chennai Cheetahs". Sportz Power. 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Singing out to Chennai Cheetahs". The Hindu. 2012. Retrieved February 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Chennai Cheetahs". World Series Hockey. 2012. Retrieved February 22, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Players". Chennai Cheetahs. 2012. Retrieved February 25, 2012. 

See also[edit]

World Series Hockey