Haryana and Odisha performed out an thrilling 4-4 attract a Pool H sport of the twelfth males’s Nationwide hockey championship in Bhopal on Saturday with the sport swinging both method earlier than the 2 home heavyweights settled for sharing the honours.
Amandeep scores 4
Pankaj and Deepak scored two objectives every for Haryana whereas Amandeep Lakra starred for Odisha, scoring all 4 objectives by means of penalty corners. The truth is, six of the eight objectives within the sport got here by means of penalty corners as the 2 groups firmed their maintain on the top-two positions within the pool.
The opposite video games have been one-sided affairs with little shock. Uttar Pradesh thumped Chhatisgarh 7-0 in Pool B, Karnataka trumped Uttarakhand 9-1 in its opening Pool C sport and Maharashtra beat Kerala 7-1 in Pool D.
The match between Manipur and Himachal in Pool G was forfeited with the previous not showing on the venue, giving Himachal a default 5-0 victory.
Pool B: Uttar Pradesh 7 (Dharmendra Yadav 2, Manish Sahani 2, Arjun Yadav, Suraj Singh, Mohd. Sadiq) bt Chhattisgarh 0.
Pool C: Karnataka 9 (B.P. Somanna 2, Y.M. Pranam Gowda 2, Harish Mutagar, B.N. Chelsea Medappa, B.M. Likhith, S.P. Deekshith, I.R. Nachappa) bt Uttarakhand 1 (Shahanawaz Hasan).
Pool D: Maharashtra 7 (Taleb Shah 2, Romesh Pillay 2, Aditya Rasala, Harish Shindgi, Suraj Shahi) bt Kerala 1 (P. Premkumar).
Pool G: Himachal 5 bt Manipur 0 (forfeit).
Pool H: Haryana 4 (Pankaj 2, Deepak 2) drew with Odisha 4 (Amandeep Lakra 4).