Punjab National Bank (PNB) stunned defending champions Air India (Delhi) 2-0 in the semi-finals of the Guru Tegh Bahadur All India Gold Cup hockey championship at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium in Churchgate yesterday.
PNB forward Ranjit Singh (right) tries to dribble past Air India defender Mehkeet Singh during the Guru Tegh Bahadur Gold Cup hockey semis in Churchgate, Mumbai yesterday
Satender Dalal opened the scoring for PNB in the 11th minute before Gagandeep Singh made it 2-0 (59th min).
In the second semi-final, Western Railway produced a solid, determined performance to tame Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala by a convincing 5-1 margin to storm into the summit clash against PNB. The final will be held today at 5.30pm.