88th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013: Schedule and Results

88th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013: Schedule and Results

Prabodh Tirkey, Arjun Halappa and VS Vinaya of Air India vs Indian Bank in MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013Date: 12th-22th September, 2013
Venue: Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, Egmore, Chennai

Pool A: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), South Central Railways (SCR), Army  Xi, Comptroller & Auditor General Of India (CAG), Indian Overseas Bank (IOB)
Pool B: Air India, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Punjab National Bank (PNB), Steel Authority Of India Limited Rourkela (SAIL), Indian Bank (IB)

Detailed Schedule and Results (Points Table and Scorers are given below): Continue reading →

Air India and IOCL score big wins in MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey

Riding on hat-tricks of Indian International star players, Air India and IOCL scored big wins on 2nd day of MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013 being played at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, Egmore, Chennai, while IOB defeated Army XI in final game of the day.

Prabodh Tirkey, Arjun Halappa and VS Vinaya of Air India vs Indian Bank in MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013

Air India vs Indian Bank in MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013

Star forward Prabhjot Singh and ace drag flicker V R Raghunath scored 3 goals each; Deepak Thakur (29″-FG) and Didar Singh (37″-PC) added one each for IOCL to beat Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) 8-1 in Pool A. SS Bundela scored lone goal for CAG in 31st minute on a penalty corner. Raghunath scored in 24th, 26th and 67th minutes on penalty corners while Prabhjot was on target in 34th, 44th and 49th minutes in open play. Continue reading →

88th MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament Started

12 Sept, 2013: The 88th MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament got underway today at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, Egmore, Chennai, with Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) defeating South Central Railways (SCR) and Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) respectively.

Amar Aiyamma scored goal for BPCL

Amar Aiyamma scored a goal for BPCL

Tomorrow (13th September) IOCL will take on CAG at 2:15 PM in Pool A game, Air India face Indian Bank in Pool B game at 4:00PM and the day concludes with Army XI vs IOB game in Pool A at 5:45PM under floodlights.

IOB defeated SCR 6-3 in the first match of the tournament with help of a brace each from V Shanmugam and Vinod Rayaer and a goal each from Adam Sinclair and MK Muddappa, while SCR scored via Anmol Minz, Manjeet Kullu and Suresh Toppo. Gurpreet Singh found target twice while Amar Aiyamma added one more to make it 3-0 for BPCL against SAIL in the opening game of Pool B.

A total 10 participating teams are divided in 2 pools as following: Continue reading →