Delhi Waveriders

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Delhi Waveriders
Delhi Wave Riders.jpg
Full name Delhi Waveriders
Founded 2012
Head Coach Cedric D'Souza
Captain Rupinder Pal Singh
Home ground Shivaji Stadium
New Delhi, India
(Capacity 7500)
Best Performance 2014 – Winner
Top Scorer Rupinder Pal Singh (26)
Owner The Wave Group
Official Website Official Website
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Delhi Waveriders (DLW) is a field hockey franchise based in Delhi that plays in the Hockey India League. It is owned by The Wave Group.[1][2] The captain of the team for HIL 2016 is Simon Child with Rupinder Pal Singh being the Vice-Captain of the team. Mr. Cedric Dsouza is the chief coach of the team for HIL2016.

Franchisee Details[edit]

Ownership[edit]

The team is owned by Business house The Wave Group after the company bought the franchise on 17 September 2012.[3] The group is involved in many businesses including sugar manufacturing, distilleries, paper manufacturing, real estate and multiplexes and retail management.[3]

Wave Group is an over-40-year-old legacy, envisioned by founder-leader Kulwant Singh Chadha, The Chadha Group has been integrated by his three sons — Late Gurdeep Singh Chadha, Late Hardeep Singh Chadha, Rajinder Singh Chadha, and grandson Manpreet Singh Chadha (Monty Chadha).[4] Starting with a sugar crusher in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the Group has progressively casted its footprint on to diverse business industries. John Abraham is the co-owner of Delhi Waverider.He owns 13% share of the team .

Team Composition[edit]

Player Nationality Position
Simon Child  New Zealand Forward
Rupinder Pal Singh  India Defender
Talwinder Singh  India Forward
Iain Lewers  England Defender
Benjamin Stanzl  Austria Midfielder/Forward
Tristen White  Australia Goalkeeper
Steven Edwards  New Zealand Forward
Yuvraj Valmiki  India Forward
Surender Kumar  India Midfielder
Amit Shivram Gowda  India Defender
Mandeep Singh  India Forward
Vikram Kanth  India Defender
Parvinder Singh  India Forward
Devon Manchester  New Zealand Goalkeeper
Harjot Singh  India Goalkeeper
Santa Singh  India Midfielder
Justin Reid-Ross  South Africa Defender
Prabhdeep Singh  India Forward
Mark Pearson  Canada Forward/Midfielder
Harjeet Singh  India Midfielder
Vikram Vishnu Pillay  India Midfielder (Replacement for injured Amit Shivram Gowda)

Support Staff[edit]

Role Execution
Chief Advisor Ajit Pal Singh
Chief Coach Cedric Dsouza
Team Manager Paul Revington
Asst Coach Baljeet Singh Saini
Sports Scientist Robin Van Ginkel
Physiotherapist Dr. Anand Dubey

Statistics[edit]

Season Matches Won Drawn Lost Win%
2013 14 10 2 2 71.43%
2014 12 9 1 2 75.00%
2015 12 4 4 4 33.33%
2016 12 6 0 6 50.00 %
Home 24 13 3 8 54.16%
Away 26 16 4 6 61.53%
Overall 50 29 7 14 58.00%
Performance Details
Goals For 130 (2.60 per match)
Goals Against 110 (2.20 per match)
Most Goals Rupinder Pal Singh (26 goals)
Performance by Oppositions
Opposition Matches Won Drawn Lost For Against Win%
Kalinga Lancers 6 3 1 2 18 11 50.00%
Mumbai Magicians 5 5 0 0 19 12 100.00%
Punjab Warriors 13 7 0 6 27 33 53.84%
Ranchi Rhinos 6 3 1 2 14 11 50.00%
Uttar Pradesh Wizards 11 5 4 2 25 22 45.45%
Ranchi Rays 5 3 1 1 14 8 60.00%
Dabang Mumbai 4 3 0 1 13 13 75.00%
Total 50 29 7 14 130 110 58.00%

Fixtures and Results[edit]

2013[edit]

No. Date Result Opponent Venue Report
1 14 January 2 – 1 Punjab Warriors New Delhi Match 1
2 16 January 2 – 1 Mumbai Magicians New Delhi Match 3
3 19 January 1 – 1 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Lucknow Match 6
4 21 January 6 – 4 Mumbai Magicians Mumbai Match 9
5 23 January 5 – 4 Ranchi Rhinos Ranchi Match 11
6 26 January 4 – 3 Mumbai Magicians New Delhi Match 15
7 29 January 3 – 0 Punjab Warriors New Delhi Match 18
8 30 January 2 – 2 Ranchi Rhinos New Delhi Match 20
9 1 February 5 – 2 Ranchi Rhinos Ranchi Match 22
10 3 February 3 – 0 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Lucknow Match 25
11 5 February 3 – 2 Punjab Warriors Jalandhar Match 27
12 7 February 1 – 4 Uttar Pradesh Wizards New Delhi Match 29
13 9 February 3 – 1 Punjab Warriors Ranchi Semi-final 2
14 10 February 1 – 2 Ranchi Rhinos Ranchi Final
Position in League Phase: 1st
Runners-up
  • Goals For: 41 (2.93 per match)
  • Goals Against: 27 (1.93 per match)
  • Most Goals: 7 (Overall: 4th)

2014[edit]

No. Date Result Opponent Venue Report
1 25 January 3 – 1 Punjab Warriors Mohali Match 1
2 27 January 0 – 1 Ranchi Rhinos Ranchi Match 4
3 30 January 5 – 0 Kalinga Lancers Delhi Match 7
4 31 January 1 – 3 Punjab Warriors Delhi Match 8
5 2 February 4 – 3 Kalinga Lancers Bhubaneswar Match 12
6 5 February 1 – 1 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Delhi Match 14
7 6 February 2 – 1 Mumbai Magicians Delhi Match 15
8 8 February 4 – 3 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Lucknow Match 17
9 12 February 1 – 0 Ranchi Rhinos Delhi Match 22
10 15 February 5 – 3 Mumbai Magicians Mumbai Match 26
11 22 February 1 – 0 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Ranchi Semi-final 1
12 23 February 3 – 1 Punjab Warriors Ranchi Final
Position in League Phase: Champion
  • Goals For: 30 (2.50 per match)
  • Goals Against: 17 (1.41 per match)
  • Most Goals: 6 (Overall: 5th)

2015[edit]

No. Date Result Opponent Venue Report
1 23 January 2 – 2 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Lucknow Match 2
2 26 January 2 – 2 Ranchi Rays Ranchi Match 6
3 30 January 1 – 3 Punjab Warriors Delhi Match 10
4 1 February 3 – 1 Dabang Mumbai Delhi Match 12
5 5 February 3 – 1 Dabang Mumbai Mumbai Match 16
6 7 February 0 – 7 Punjab Warriors Mohali Match 18
7 12 February 2 – 2 Kalinga Lancers Bhubaneswar Match 23
8 14 February 2 – 0 Ranchi Rays Delhi Match 25
9 15 February 1 – 2 Kalinga Lancers Delhi Match 27
10 18 February 3 – 3 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Delhi Match 29
11 21 February 0 – 2 Punjab Warriors Delhi Semi-final 2
12 22 February 2 – 1 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Delhi 3/4th Place
Position in League Phase: 3rd Place

2016[edit]

No. Date Result Opponent Venue Report
1 20 January 5 – 4 Punjab Warriors Chandigarh Match 3
2 23 January 3 – 1 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Lucknow Match 6
3 26 January 1 – 2 Ranchi Rays Ranchi Match 9
4 29 January 4 – 3 Dabang Mumbai Mumbai Match 11
5 1 February 4 – 6 Uttar Pradesh Wizards Delhi Match 14
6 2 February 2 – 5 Punjab Warriors Delhi Match 15
7 5 February 0 – 4 Kalinga Lancers Bhubaneswar Match 18
8 9 February 3 – 8 Dabang Mumbai Delhi Match 22
9 11 February 7 – 4 Ranchi Rays Delhi Match 24
10 17 February 6 – 0 Kalinga Lancers Delhi Match 30
11 20 February 1 – 3 Punjab Warriors Ranchi Semi-final 1
12 21 February 2 – 0 Ranchi Rays Ranchi 3/4th Place
Position in League Phase: 3rd Place
  • Goals For: 38 (3.16 per match)
  • Goals Against: 40 (3.33 per match)
  • Most Goals: Rupinder Pal Singh (12)

Sponsors & Kit Manufacturers[edit]

Year Kit Manufacturers Shirt Sponsor
2013 TK Sports WAVE
2014
2015
2016 Shiv Naresh Sports WAVE
2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sought after Sardar Singh rakes in the moolah". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Hockey India League: Delhi buys Sardar Singh for $78k". FirstPost. Retrieved 16 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Wave Group to own Delhi franchise in Hockey India League". Indian Express. Retrieved 16 December 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.thewavegroup.com/team.php

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