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With BPCL defeating Air India 3-1, the semi-final line-up of the 88th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013 is confirmed. It will be inter-oil i.e. IOCL vs BPCL and inter-bank i.e. PNB vs IOB in the semi-finals at Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium at Egmore in Chennai on Saturday, 21st September (Detailed schedule and results here).

Pundalik Bellary

Pundalik Bellary scored 2 goals for BPCL

The defending co-champions Air India failed to make it final four after losing to SAIL (2-5) and BPCL (1-3) in pool stage and finished 3rd in their Pool B behind PNB and BPCL. PNB and BPCL have lost one match each in the pool stage as PNB sneaked ahead on 1st place with better goal difference.

The defending co-champions of MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup, IOCL progressed to semi finals with four wins from four matches, while IOB finished 2nd in their Pool A with just one defeat to IOCL (1-3) and winning three other matches to make it semi finals.

In the concluding and important match of pool stage, Pundalik Bellary scored a brace (5″-FG; 50″-FG) and Gurpreet added one in 46th minute for BPCL while Air India got their lone goal as OWN Goal in 61st minute.

The Points Table of 88th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013

Pool A :

Pool A P W D L GF GA GD Pts
IOCL 4 4 0 0 22 7 15 12
IOB 4 3 0 1 16 8 8 9
Army XI 4 2 0 2 18 11 -7 6
CAG 4 1 0 3 8 26 -18 3
SCR 4 0 0 4 8 20 -12 0

Pool B :

Pool B P W D L GF GA   GD Pts
PNB 4 3 0 1 13 4 9 9
BPCL 4 3 0 1 14 6 8 9
Air India 4 2 0 2 15 11 4 6
SAIL 4 1 0 3 12 15 -3 3
Indian Bank 4 1 0 3 12 30 -18 3
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