Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Posted at: Oct 13, 2019, 9:59 AM; last updated: Oct 13, 2019, 9:59 AM (IST)

Punjab Police, Indian Railways settle for draw

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, October 12

In the ongoing 36th Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament, Punjab Police Jalandhar and Indian Railways today locked 1-1 draw at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium. As it was a league match, both teams bagged one point each. In another match, Indian Oil Mumbai and ONGC Delhi also locked each other at 1-1.

The first match of the league was played on very fast note. First half of the game was goalless. In the third quarter, Punjab Police earned a penalty stroke. International player Sarvanjit Singh from Punjab Police scored first goal in the match. Subsequently, in the fourth quarter, Pardeep Singh of Indian Railways converted a penalty corner in 55th minute as equaliser.

In the evening match of the day, Indian Oil Mumbai and ONGC Delhi played a controlled game. First half was goalless. In the third quarter, ONGC got a lead in 35th minute when Sarbjit Singh sounded the board (1-0). Two minutes later, Indian Oil equalised the game. The equaliser came from the stick of Talwinder Singh (1-1).

The matches to be played on Sunday (October 13) between: Punjab National Bank Delhi v/s Indian Navy at 4.30 pm and Army XI v/s ONGC Delhi at 6 pm.


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