Kajal nets 4 in Punjab''s 5-3 win

CHANDIGARH:Hockey Punjab registered a 5-3 win over Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu in an exciting opening match of the 4th Hockey India 5-a-side Senior National Championship in Kanpur today.

Kajal nets 4 in Punjab''s 5-3 win

Players in action during a match of the 4th Hockey India 5-a-side Senior National Championship in Kanpur on Sunday. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service 

Chandigarh, September 22

Hockey Punjab registered a 5-3 win over Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu in an exciting opening match of the 4th Hockey India 5-a-side Senior National Championship in Kanpur today.

Hockey Punjab rushed to a 4-0 lead inside the opening 13 minutes with the help of Kajal (1st minute, 5th, 11th, 13th). Navneet Kaur (20th) scored the fifth goal for the side. N Rubasri (17th, 19th) and S Patricia (17th) scored for Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu.

Hockey Haryana produced a great performance to beat Hockey Karnataka 3-1 as skipper Annu scored for Hockey Haryana in the 7th and 11th minutes, while Deepika (14th) also registered her name on the score-sheet. Hockey Karnataka's only goal came in the 14th minute through SP Kruthika.

Hockey Jharkhand defeated Hockey Odisha 7-3. Deepika Soreng (8th, 15th, 17th), Betan Dungdung (3rd, 10th), Beauty Dungdung (19th) and Birajini Ekka (20th) scored for Jharkhand. Dipti Lakra (10th), Khusbu Kujur (12th) and captain Asmita Barla (20th) scored for Hockey Odisha.

Hosts Uttar Pradesh Hockey snatched a late victory as they beat Hockey Maharashtra 3-2. Hockey Maharashtra twice came from behind in the match, but could not register any points in their opening match. Uttar Pradesh Hockey's goals were scored by Shreya Singh (7th, 19th) and Lalrin Diki (3rd). Hockey Maharashtra’s goals were scored by Lalhlunmawii (5th) and H Lalruatfeli (10th).

Meanwhile, in the men’s category, Hockey Karnataka defeated Hockey Punjab 5-4. Abharan Sudev (4th, 17th), Mohammed Raheel Mouseen (11th, 12th) and VT Rathan Muthanna (20th) scored for Hockey Karnataka. Varinder Singh (11th, 18th), Sharanjeet Singh (3rd) and Brumdeep Singh (9th) scored for Hockey Punjab. Hockey Jharkhand beat Hockey Odisha 3-2, Hockey Maharashtra defeated Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu 5-1 and Hockey Haryana posted a 4-3 win over Uttar Pradesh Hockey. Pradeep Mor (1st), Manpreet (2nd), Jagwant Singh (14th), Prabhjot Singh (16th) scored for Hockey Haryana, while Mohd Saif Khan (10th), Raj Kumar Pal (14th) and Mohd Amir Khan (18th) scored for Uttar Pradesh Hockey.

Top Stories

PM Modi accepts Trump invite for G-7 summit

PM Modi accepts Trump invite for G-7 summit

US President conveys desire to expand the grouping to includ...

Half of India’s COVID deaths in 10 pc population, country far away from peak: Govt

Half of India’s COVID deaths in 10 pc population, country far away from peak: Govt

Recovery rate improves to 48.07 pc; fatality rate 2.8 pc aga...

Modi confident of getting growth back; says onus now on industry

Modi confident of getting growth back; says onus now on industry

Was addressing the CII annual session

Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma released from Tihar Jail

Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma released from Tihar Jail

Manu Sharma has been released on the grounds of good conduct...

Adesh Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP president

Adesh Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP president

Party president JP Nadda appoints Gupta to the post

Cities

View All