Naveen Kumar (17, 30), Vinay Vishwkarma (18), Ashutosh Kumar (43) and Agandeep Singh (43) scored goals for SSB while Meet Singh Thakur (18, 48), Sushil Maharashi (20) and Prakash Singh Rawat (33) scored for Hockey Madhya Pradesh.
In the opening match of the day, Sports Authority of India defeated Telangana Hockey with a comprehensive 8-0 margin in Pool A to secure their second consecutive victory of the competition.
In another Pool C encounter, Food Corporation of India registered their second victory in three matches when they beat Chhattisgarh Hockey 9-2.
Central Industrial Security Force and Vidarbha Hockey Association played out a 3-3 draw in Pool B which meant that both the teams remain winless in the competition.
Vidarbha Hockey Association looked like they would run away with the match as they took a 3-1 lead but Central Industrial Security Force scored two goals in the last ten minutes to play out a 3-3 draw.
Goals for Central Industrial Security Force were scored by Niraj Yadav (28, 50) and Prince Kerketta (57) while Vidarbha Hockey Associations goals were scored by Akbar Khan (12), Arif Shaikh (41) and Naresh Telang (43).
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