Punjab XI (India) draw Punjab XI (Pakistan) in Surjit Hockey

Jalandhar 15 October 2013: Punjab XI (Pakistan) bounced back to hold Punjab XI (India) 2-2 draw in the second test match of three matches series after losing first match at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today, in the ongoing 30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament.

India Punjab XI vs Pakistan Punjab XI Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

India Punjab XI vs Pakistan Punjab XI Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Today Punjab XI (Pakistan) team was different altogether and displayed controlled hockey and gave no chance to Indian girls to win the test series. In the 12th minute of match, Sukhjit Singh opened the account with field goal for India to make it 1-0, while Pakistani team scored an equalizer the Asma Ashraf in 24th minute. And the scores remained level at 1-1 till half time. Continue reading →

ONGC and Mumbai XI Win in Surjit Hockey

Jalandhar 15 October 2013: ONGC defeated Punjab National Bank by 5-0 in Pool B in Quarter Finals League stage of the 30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today, while Mumbai XI beat Indian Overseas Bank 7-5 to finish the tournament on high note.

Yuvraj Walmiki of Mumbai XI in action against IOB (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Yuvraj Walmiki of Mumbai XI in action against IOB (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

The team of ONGC needed a win to stay on track for the place in Semi Finals, and they outclassed the PNB who had won their previous match against BSF.

In the 8th minute of match International player Diwakar Ram converted a penalty corner to open the scoring for his team. In the 10th minute of the play ONGC’s Bikash Toppo netted the ball from right flank to double the lead. In the 17th minute of the play Preetinder Singh scored field goal with reverse stick from top of the circle to make it 3-0 in favour of ONGC. Continue reading →

Army XI and IOCL March into Surjit Hockey 2013 Semi Finals

Jalandhar, October 14 : Army-XI and IndianOil, Mumbai entered the semi finals of the 30th IndianOil Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 being played at the Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium, Burlton Park here today.

Army XI vs Mumbai XI in Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Army-XI defeated Mumbai XI 5-2 in their 2nd outing to top the Pool-C with 6 points. With the help of hat-trick from Deepak Thakur, the defending champions IOCL beat Indian Air Force 5-2 to top the Pool-A with 6 points from two wins from as many matches. Army and IOCL will play in the first Semi Final on 17th October.

The Armymen scored two goals in quick succession through Milan Muthappa to lead 2-0. Vishva Thakur added another goal for Army in 26th minute on their first penalty corner. Continue reading →

India beat Pakistan in Women Punjab XIs Surjit Hockey Test Series

Jalandhar 14 October 2013: With the help of Four Goals from Sukhjit Kaur Punjab XI (India) defeated Punjab XI (Pakistan) by 7-2 in the first test match of three matches series at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today in the ongoing 30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament.

India Punjab XI vs Pakistan Punjab XI Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

India Punjab XI vs Pakistan Punjab XI Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Punjab (India) girl took lead in the 7th minute of the match Indian Girls took lead when Navjeet Kaur scored from right flank (1-0). In the 12th minute of the play Pakistani Girls equalized from the goal of Asma Ashraf (1-1). In the 22nd, 24th, 27th and 30th minutes of play Sukhjit Kaur of Punjab (India) scored four goal in row (5-1). At half time Indian girls were leading by 5-1. Continue reading →

BPCL and IOC Register Wins in Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013

Jalandhar Oct 13 : Riding on Gurpreet Singh’s Hat-trick Bharat Petroleum defeated Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd while Indian Oil defeated Punjab Police in the 30th IndianOil Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium, Burlton Park here.

Hari Prasad of BPCL during the match against PSPCL in Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Hari Prasad of BPCL during the match against PSPCL in Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

In the first match of the day, runners-up of last edition BPCL defeated PSPCL by 6-1 in Pool ‘D’ match whereas defending champions IndianOil beat Punjab Police by 3-1 in Pool ‘A’, in the mean while, Punjab XI, Pakstani Women hockey team arrived in Jalandhar today, who will play their Indian counterpart Punjab XI (India) in a three test match series on 14, 15 and 17 October during the tournament. Continue reading →

Army XI and PNB Record Win in Surjit Hockey Tournament

Jalandhar October 12, 2013: Army XI beat Indian Overseas Bank by 5-2 and Punjab National Bank defeated Border Security Force by 3-1 to earn three full points from their first outings in the 30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament Quarterfinal league stage at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today.

Chief Guest G S Heera Financial Advisor and Secretary Sports Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala introducing with players (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Chief Guest G S Heera Financial Advisor and Secretary Sports Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala introducing with players (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

In Pool C Army XI and IOB displayed good hockey. In the early minutes of the game Army took the possession and they took the lead in 6th minute of the game through the stick of Siraju AP (1-0). In the 7th minute of the play Armymen struck once again this time Binoy Bhengra scored the goal (2-0). After that in 23rd minute Indian Overseas Bank reduced the margin by field goal scored by Vinod Rayer (1-2). At Lemon break Armymen was leading by 2-1. Continue reading →