Ram netted another goal through a penalty-corner in the 64th minute to make the score 5-2 in favour of the hosts.
The 20 teams in the Division A will be divided into four pools of five teams each.
With less than three months for the WC, Indian Hockey team Coach Walsh says India lags in key areas.
After impressive HIL showing, Affan, Walmiki and Upadhyay among World Cup probables.
Apart from from Susheel, Asheesh Sengar and Sunil Shah scored a goal each to complete Bengal’s tally.
In the final part, veteran hockey player Balbir Singh Senior tells Shekhar Gupta about the 1975 World Cup that he won as coach, welcomes the Hockey India League and laments the decline of hockey.
Once the premier Indian drag-flicker, Singh has fallen behind Rupinder and VR Raghunath in the pecking order.
Yuvraj Walmiki was keen on using this year’s HIL to prove his call-up to the national camp was justified.
Delhi Waveriders are champions of HIL 2 after outlasting Punjab Warriors 3-1 in shootouts.
Warriors beat Rhinos 3-2 in a closely-contested semifinal in front of a packed crowd.
The Waveriders, ended their league engagements on the second spot with 39 points from 10 games ahead of the Wizards.
Hockey India asks 33 core group players to take a break from Nationals keeping in mind hectic calender.
The national team has suffered the most in recent times due to poor goalkeeping.
This was Magicians’ second consecutive win after having registered a 3-2 victory against Kalinga Lancers.
FIH was earlier named as a party in the HC since it had asked the IOA to take a decision on the recognition.
The Wizards are placed third in the points table with 27 points from nine matches.
Mumbai beat Kalinga for its first win of the season, but a spot in the semis is out of reach
It wasn’t for the first time that Mumbai were unable to handle the Rajpal-Wilson combination.
Delhi have played most number of matches so far — one more than second-placed Punjab Warriors.
Rhinos had a great chance to go ahead through their first PC in the 30th minute but the push wasn’t stopped cleanly.
In a match which saw the Lancers leading twice, young goalie Harjot Singh made four brilliant saves.
Mohammed Shahid was part of the team that won gold at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
The Warriors have scored 22 goals so far in this edition of the Hockey India League.
After this win, the Wizards have now collected 21 points from 7 matches.
The defending champions false started, losing their opening game at home to UP Wizards.
The win consolidated Delhi Waveriders position at the top of the standings with 29 points from eight games.
On paper, Punjab can boast of having one of the best squads in the league but their form has been patchy.
Jackson converted the first penalty corner to help the hosts draw first blood in the sixth minute of the match.
Walmiki keeps hosts’ home record intact with winner in 2-1 result over Mumbai.
Goal would earn Wizards a couple of points as well but it left coach Roelant Oltmans with some areas to think about as well.