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 →

IAF & PSB Start Surjit Hockey Tournament on Winning Note

Jalandhar October 11, 2013: Indian Air Force Delhi and Punjab & Sind Bank Delhi started their 30th Surjit Hockey Tournament on winning note.

Sarvanjit Singh (Captain PSB) during introduction in Surjit Hockey 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

IAF and PSB earned three points each by defeating their Punjab Police Jalandhar by 4-2 and Punjab State Power Corp Patiala by 7-1 respectively in quarter final league matches of the tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today. Continue reading →

PSPCL and Indian Navy Won their Opening Matches at Surjit Hockey

Jalandhar October 9, 2013: Young Side of Punjab State Power Corp Ltd Patiala beat Corps of Signals Jalandhar by 4-3 in the first match of the 30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today, while Indian Navy Mumbai beat Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala by 5-4 via Penalty Shootout to enter in the next round.

PSPCL will face Indian Navy at 5:30PM on 10th October to the one spot in quarter-final stage of the tournament, where a total of 12 teams in 4 pools will play for 4 semi final spots.

30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament  (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Earlier K D Bhandari Chief Parliamentry Secretary Punjab inaugurated the tournament and also announced grant of Rs 5 lakh for the Tournament committee.

For Indian Navy Hira Singh opened the account in the 11th minute of the play when he stricks from the right flank (1-0). After that Rail Coach Factory wasted three penalty corners in the first half. At lemon break Indian Navy was leading by 1-0. Continue reading →