Sunil's brace wins it for Punjab

Jan 28, 2013, 08:18 IST | Agencies

A brace by SV Sunil helped Punjab Warriors beat hosts Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4-3 in a group league match to move to the third place in the Hockey India League yesterday

Punjab now occupy the third spot in the table with 20 points from seven outings. Delhi Waveriders (27) and Ranchi Rhinos (22) are the first two teams. 

Apart from Sunil’s brace, Jamie Dwyer and Christopher Ciriello scored for the winners in the first quarter while Wizards’ goals came through Sander Baart, Raghunath and Jeroen Hertzberger. By virtue of this defeat, UP side are now on fourth spot with 17 points.

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