Hockey Madhya Bharat wins first match of Senior Men Nationals C'ship

ANI | Updated: Jan 15, 2018 03:09 IST

Imphal (Manipur) [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Action in the 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2018 (B Division) on Sunday continued into its eighth day with Hockey Madhya Bharat, Punjab National Bank, Delhi Hockey and Bengal Hockey Association, all winning their respective Pool matches of the competition.

In the opening match of the day, it was Hockey Madhya Bharat who won their first match of the competition when they beat Hockey Himachal 4-3 in a very competitive Pool F encounter.

In another Pool F match, Punjab National Bank beat Kerala Hockey 11-0 to register their second consecutive win.

In Pool G, Delhi Hockey beat Hockey Rajasthan 14-1 to maintain their winning run in the competition. It was a great attacking display from Delhi Hockey as they scored 13 goals without reply until the 58th minute of the match.

Hockey Uttarakhand and Hockey Coorg played out a 1-1 draw in Pool H as both teams produced a great defensive performance.

Bengal Hockey Association kept their 100% record in Pool H intact, as they won their second consecutive match of the competition when they beat Hockey Jammu & Kashmir 4-3 in a very entertaining match. (ANI)