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Manipur Hockey trounce Hockey Gujarat 28-1

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

and Heramani Singh Lisham struck five goals each as Hockey hammered Hockey 28-1 on the fourth day of the Senior Men National Championship 2018 (B Division), here.

The players scored eight goals each in the first two quarters and backed them up with six goals each in the last two quarters. Interestingly, only three goals out of the 29 goals scored in the match came through a penalty corner, while all the 26 other goals were field goals.

The only goal for Hockey was scored by Rohit Thakor in the 55th minute.

Goals for Hockey were scored by

Kshetrimayum (12', 21', 45', 46', 54'), Lisham (32', 33', 34', 35', 60'), Ibungo Singh Konjengbam (4', 8', 42'), Kiren Kumar Thokchom (15', 18', 22'), Bhakar Ningombam (17', 26', 28'), Debeshor Konjengbam (22', 29', 49'), Papunao Haobam (7', 8'), (2'), Mantosh Meitei Laishram (3'), Dollar Kshetrimayum (58') and Suras Singh Wahengbam (59').

In the opening match of the day, Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu defeated Authority of - 3-2 in a nervy Pool D encounter

Hockey Puducherry produced a dominant performance to defeat Hockey 12-1 in a Pool E match.

Hockey Puducherry's R scored sensational seven goals in the match as he struck in the 16th, 23rd, 25th, 37th 45th, 47th and 58th minutes to seal the match for his team.

S Surjith (7', 10'), (28'), T Arunkumar (38') and (51') scored for Hockey Puducherry while (26') scored the consolation goal for Hockey

In a Pool A match, Authority of beat Hockey 9-0. B.N Sridhar (2', 32', 45') scored a hat-trick for Authority of while Pravakar Minz (18', 57'), Abhishek (22'), Deepak (36'), Vikram (40') and P Surya Prakash (54') also scored for them in a dominant display against Hockey.

Another high-scoring encounter in Pool A saw Central Secretariat defeat 12-1. were helped by the eight goals scored by Thimmanna S Puliyanda (4', 5', 8', 18', 35', 37', 48', 57') which also included a hat-trick of penalty corners, while (25'), (30'), (58') and Joshua Vessoakar (58') also scored for the winning team.

scored their only goal of the match in the 34th minute when scored a field goal.

In the last match of the day, Bengaluru Hockey Association continued their good form in Pool E by winning their second consecutive match of the competition when they defeated Goans Hockey with a scoreline of 7-1.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 18:15 IST