Nagpur News : Dhyanchand Hockey Academy, Nagpur kept city’s flag flying high on a day where other local teams suffered contrasting defeats as they stunned Northerm Railway, Lucknow 4-3 via tie breaker (full time 1-1) to storm into the quarter-finals of the 1st All India VHA-Nagpur Gold Cup Hockey Tournament organized by Vidarbha Hockey Association at its ground. The tournament is held under the aegis of Hockey India.
Other local teams, Range Police and Eagle Sporting suffered contrasting defeats.
While SAI Sundergarh defeated Range Police 2-0, Maharashtra XI thrashed Eagle Sporting 14-3 to move into the quarter-finals.
DAY 3 RESULTS:
SAI Sundargadh beat Range Police Nagpur 2-0
Half Time 1-0
For Sundargadh min-33rd Tikei Kujur P/S; min- 66 Roshan Lakra;
Yellow Card-Santosh Majhi.
Maharashtra XI beat Eagle Sporting Club 14-3. Half Time: 8-1
For Maharashtra XI min-1st Sumit kumar; 2nd Mithlesh kumar; 6th Sumit Kumar; 8th Navneet Swarnkar P/C; 22nd Navneet Swarnkar; 24th Narad Bahadur P/C; 28th Rajendra Pawar; 30th Laxaman Kare;
50th Mithlesh Kumar; 58th Narad Bahadur P/C; 59th Gaurav Nimbolkar; 61th Abhinandan Thakur; 67th Rajendra Pawar; 69th Gaurav Nimbalkar.
For Eagle Sporting min- 31, 37, 47 Wasim Sokel.
MATCH NO 11
Dhyanchand Hockey Academy beat Northern Railway, Lucknow 4-3 via tie breaker after both the teams were locked at 1-1 at the end of regulation time.
For Northern Railway Ranjit scored in 45th minute (PC)
For Dhyanchand Hockey Academy, Shahbaz Pathan scored in 64th min
In tie breaker, For Dhyanchand: Fahim Khan, Shahbaz Pathan and Rahul Kalakoti scored.
For Northern Railway Lucknow, S Bisen and Ram Bilas scored
On Wednesday: 1st Quarter-Final: SECR, Nagpur vs Rajnandgaon (2.30 pm)
2nd Quarter-final: Maharashtra XI vs SC Rly, Secundrabad (4 pm)