In Pool B Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala and Bharat Petroleum Mumbai displayed good controlled hockey. In the 15th minute Railmen took lead when Palwinder Singh found the target from right flank (1-0). Bharat Petroleum equalized in 24th minute , through penalty corner conversion by Gurpreet Singh (1-1).
Two minutes later, Railmen’s Palwinder Singh netted the ball from top of the circle (2-1) to restore the lead for his team. Just before the lemon break, Hari Prasad scored on a penalty corner to restore parity (2-2).
After the lemon break both teams relied on counter attacks. In the 49th minute of play RCF boys earned the penalty corner, this time Karanpal’s hard push found the target to lead (3-2) third time in the game. In the 66th minute, Bharat Petroleum’s Gurpreet Singh equalized through Penalty corner conversion (3-3). While Tushar Khandekar scored winner for Bharat Petroleum on a penalty corner (4-3) in last minute of the game. Continue reading →