Karnataka rout Goa in opener

Karnataka rout Goa in opener

Association of Indian Universities and Karnataka registered victories in their respective league matches in the 3rd Hockey India Senior Men National Championship at Major Dhyan Chand Polygrass Hockey Stadium, Pimpri here today.

Association of Indian Universities thrashed Gujarat 19-1 in their Pool A league match.

Razin Kandulana (4, 8, 17, 18, 23 min) scored five goals, Manjinder Singh (12, 55), Gurjant Singh (14, 42), Hardeep Singh (27, 68), Jaskaran Singh (50, 65), Ramandeep Singh( 57, 64) netted two each, while Gurpreet Singh (5 min), Ravisher Singh (27 min), Satinder Dalal (33 min), Jaswinder Singh (54 min) hit the net once each.

For Gujarat, Ankit Thakur (46 min) scored the lone goal.

In Pool C, Karnataka hammered Goa 20-0.

Karnataka scored through M G Poonacha (5, 53, 57 min), Bidappa B S (8, 63 min), Nikkin Thimmaiah (13, 20 min), Muddappa M K (14, 39, 61, 62 min), Mohan Muthanna (26, 31 min), MB Aiyappa (43, 49 min), SK Uthappa (44, 67, 69 min), Somanna K M (66 min) and Rafeeq S M (70 min).

In another Pool C match, Services Sports Control Board thrashed Bihar 11-0. Services Sports Control Board scored through Sanwar Ali (4, 39, 59 min), S Arumugam (11, 23 min), S Raju (19, 25 min), Johnny Jasrotia (34, 62 min) and Ignace Tirkey (65, 69 min).

In Pool E, Odisha defeated Himachal Pradesh 7-1, while Jharkhand beat Comptroller & Auditor General 5-1.

In Pool G, Manipur routed Uttarakhand 10-0.

Fixture for tomorrow:

Pool A: Punjab vs Association of Indian Universities (0700hrs) and Delhi vs Gujarat (0830hrs).

Pool C: Karnataka vs Sports Authority of India (1430hrs) and Bihar vs Goa (1600hrs).
Pool E: Himachal Pradesh vs Bengal (0700hrs)

Pool G: Manipur vs Kerala (1430hrs) and Andhra Pradesh vs Uttarakhand (1600hrs)

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