HIL: Lancers, Waveriders to lock horns today

Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lancers and Delhi Waveriders will lock horns today in the second match of the fifth edition of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at Kalinga Stadium here.

Moritz Fuerste of Kalinga Lancers and his men and Rupinder Pal Singh of Waveriders and co will be in action at the stadium from 7 pm.

Notably, Indian players of Kalinga Lancers have been undertaking practices at Kalinga Stadium since January 10 whereas foreign players reached here on January 13. Coach Mark Hager has been giving tips to the players of Kalinga Lancers to improvise their skills while observing the game of the team members.

Out of six matches played between Kalinga Lancers and Delhi Waveriders in the HIL, three have been won by Waveriders while Lancers got victorious in two matches. One match had ended in a draw.