West Rly, Union Bank notch wins

Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 14:22 IST | PTI

Former champions Western Railway fought back in a spirited fashion to chalk out a 3-2 victory over Indian Navy in an all-Mumbai clash of the 52nd Bombay Gold Cup Hockey Tournament at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium yesterday

Former champions Western Railway fought back in a spirited fashion to chalk out a 3-2 victory over Indian Navy in an all-Mumbai clash of the 52nd Bombay Gold Cup Hockey Tournament at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium yesterday. In the second match of the day qualifiers Union Bank of India, also from Mumbai, got the better of Indian Air Force, Delhi, 2-1 in Pool D.

Representational Picture
Representational Picture

Twice in arrears, Western Railway in splendid fashion fought back to score a 3-2 win against a spirited Navy in a Pool-C league match. The sailors took the lead on two occasions through Jugraj Singh's penalty corner conversion off their third award in the 7th minute and Rana Pratap's field goal in the 44th minute. But, the determined railway outfit replied back strongly with Amit Rohidass, fresh from his stint with the Indian team in the Hockey World League, scoring in the 40th minute.

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