With the help of Hat trick of International Talwinder Singh and two goals from Gurjinder Singh Star Studded Indian Oil Mumbai entered the finals of the 39th Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament after beating Punjab National Bank Delhi by 5-0 for the 12th time at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here this evening.
In the second semi finals Indian Railways beat Punjab & Sind Bank by 2-1 to enter finals for the fourth time. On 4th November Finals will be played between Indian Oil Mumbai and Indian Railways at 6-30 PM.
In the first semi finals Indian Oil Mumbai and Punjab National Bank Delhi displayed fast hockey. In the 13th minute of the play Indian Oil took the lead, when their International Gurjinder Singh converted the second penalty corner (1-0). At half time Indian Oil was leading by 1-0.
In the third quarter’s 35th minute of play Indian Oil earned the penalty corner this time also Gurjinder Singh netted the ball to consolidate (2-0). In the 50th minute Indian Oil’s International Talwinder Singh scored the field goal from the pass of Olympian Simranjit Singh (3-0).
In the 55th minute and in the 57th minute of the play Intenational Talwinder Singh scored two goals and completed his Hat trick (5-0).In the second semi finals holders Indian Railways and Punjab & Sind Bank displayed good hockey.
In the third minute Railway’s Mukul Sharma sounded the board (1-0). In the 8th minute Indian Railways Joginder Singh netted the ball via penalty corner (2-0). At half time Indian Railways was leading by 2-0. In the 49th minute Punjab & Sind Bank earned the penalty stroke and their International Santa Singh converted it to reduce the margin (1-2).
4th November (Finals)
Indian Oil Mumbai v/s Indian Railways --- 6-30 PM