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Bigs wins for Bengaluru, Puducherry in Hockey Nationals

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

and Hockey registered emphatic 15-0 and 13-1 wins respectively on the second day of the 8th Senior Men's National Championship here today.

Central Secretariat, Hockey also won their matches.

In the opening match of the day, registered their second victory in as many days as they beat Hockey 3-1 in a Pool A match.

It was a closely fought first quarter of the match but struck twice in the second quarter and then once again in the third to take a 3-0 lead.

Hockey, on the other hand, tried their best to make a comeback but were only rewarded with a consolation goal towards the end of the third quarter as struck in the 44th minute.

The match ended 3-1 in Central Secretariat's favour with Dharambir Yadav (20'), Thimmanna S. Puliyanda (27') and (43') getting on the score sheet.

In the following Pool C match, Hockey came back from a goal down to secure a 4-2 victory over Sashastra

In a Pool E encounter, Hockey outclassed Goans Hockey 13-1. Hockey scored early in the 2nd minute but their lead was cut short as Goans Hockey equalised two minutes later to make it 1-1. However, Hockey showed their class from thereon as they scored 12 more goals to put Goans Hockey's defence through the mill in the latter three quarters of the match. Ayyaz Khan (4') scored for Goans Hockey while Hockey scored through N Sellamuthu (9', 17', 44', 52', 57'), R Ranjith (2', 5', 28', 29'), (28', 41', 53') and A Tamilarasan (33').

In another Pool E match, produced an emphatic display to defeat Hockey 15-0. HT Ramesh (5', 53', 55', 57', 59'), Stalin Abhilash C. (27', 29', 39', 56'), Manikanth Bejawad (12', 41, 48') and (13', 22', 37') scored for

In the sub-junior nationals in Hojai, Assam, Hockey beat The Mumbai Ltd 2-0 in a Pool A clash.

In another Pool A clash, Telangana Hockey lost 1-4 to Hockey In a Pool D match, Authority of Hockey Academy beat Hockey 6-1.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 18:55 IST