BPCL beat EIL to qualify for semi-final in Inter-Petroleum Hockey
Hosts Bharat Petroleum Corporation defeated Engineers India Limited by 3-1 and qualified for the semifinal of the 32nd PSEB Inter-Petroleum Hockey Tournament at Government Sports Complex Dhayan Chand Hockey Stadium in Mohali today.
BPCL forged ahead in the third minute through William Xalxo who scored a field goal. However, the lead short-lived as EIL equalised in the 9th minute through Pawan Sharma. BPCL increased their tally in the 15th minute through a brilliant field goal by Sher Singh.
In the second half, BPCL were again went all out and consolidated their lead in the 40th minute through goal by Amir Khan.
EIL combined well in the later stages of the match to break BPCL defence but could not find the target.
(Posted on 04-04-2014)