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Indian Oil thrashes Army XI 6-3; enters semis of hockey meet

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Indian outclassed Army XI 6-3 in a Pool-B league match of the 13th PMC Bank-Guru Tegh Bahadur Gold Cup All Hockey Tournament here today.

The third win in the four-team group helped Indian top the pool with nine points.

They will meet runners-up of Pool-A, South of or Police, in the semi-final on September 18.

South and Police, with six points apiece, will play the last Pool A match tomorrow to decide the toppers in the group.

Indian recovered after conceding a tenth minute penalty corner goal scored by Army's Chandan Aind who later added two more goals to his and team's tally.

The star turn for the oilmen was provided by penalty corner hitter Sukhjeet Singh who also scored a hat-trick.

The other goals for the winning team were notched by seasoned campaigners and ex-internationals, Roshan Minz, Prabhjot Singh and Deepak Thakur.

Earlier, in an inconsequential Pool-A match, beat Indian Navy 1-0 with Gurpreet Singh scoring from a firm drag flick.

Both teams are out of contention for a semi-final spot.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 19:28 IST