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Railways, Indian Navy post wins in Murugappa Gold Cup hockey

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Indian Railways defeated Hockey Association 2-1 in a Pool 'A' game in the 92nd All-India MCC - Gold Cup hockey tournament here Thursday.

In a match in Pool 'B', went down 2-3 to

Railways went ahead in the 15th minute through a field goal by Kunwar Dilraj Singh and held on to the lead as the teams went into the lemon break.

The outfit equalised in the 41st minute when found the net.

scored a goal in the 62nd minute to give the strong Railways team a victory.

In the CHA-encounter, the latter secured the lead in the 28th minute as slotted home. The home team bounced back to level the score in the 44th minute through Veratamizhan.

The team then stepped up the attack and scored two goals in the space of seven minutes to go 3-1 up. First, found the neat in the 56th minute and Sahil beat the rival in the 63rd to put the team firmly in control.

CHA scored in the 68th minute through Shyam Kumar to reduce the margin.

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First Published: Thu, September 06 2018. 20:55 IST