Fourth-quarter jinx strike Marines again

  • Sher-E-Punjab beat Mumbai Marines 2-1
  • Bikramjeet Singh (10th min) and Deepak Thakur (57th min) strike for Shers
  • Hari Prasad (42nd min) scores the lone goal for Marines

Though Sher-E-Punjab continue to maintain their winning rythm in the inaugural Bridgestone World Series Hockey, Mumbai Marines impressed here today, to expose the chinks in the armour of the table leaders. The Shers won a tight contest against the Marines 2-1, but struggled to get the breakthroughs that they have come to be known for in this tournament.

New hero in their ranks, Bikramjeet Singh struck the first goal and then the invincible Deepak Thakur punched the winner while Hari Prasad posted in between to make a match of it. With 22 points with seven wins and a draw, Shers reaffirmed their top position once again.  Continue reading →