Punjab, Manipur and Jharkhand entered the Quarter-Finals, as they defeated Delhi 9-2 in their last league match of Pool A at the 3rd Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2013 played at Shiv Chhatrapati Shivaji Sports Complex in Pune on Thursday.
Jharkhand entered the quarter-finals as they defeated Odisha 3-2 in their deciding league match of Pool E. Jharkhand scored through Shashi Topno (31 min), Welson Minz (40 min) and William Xalxo (58 min) while Amon Mirash Tirkey (20 min) and Deepak Kullu (45 min) scored for Odisha.
In the other match of Pool E, Comptroller & Auditor General defeated Himachal Pradesh 2-1. Comptroller & Auditor General scored through Imran Khan (18 min) and S S Bundela (43 min) while Amit Lohchab (46 min) scored for Himachal Pradesh.
Pool A- Punjab 9 (Deepak Thakur 7, 41, 60, 61, 65, Vikramjit Singh 24, 27, 64, Davinder Pal Singh 35) beat Delhi 2 (Pawan Singh Chauhan 2, Avtar Singh Mann 4)
Pool C- Karnataka 8 (S K Uthappa 11, Nikkin Thimmaiah 22, S K Chingappa 29, 31, M K Muddappa 39, Vickram Kant 43, B S Bidappa 51, M G Poonacha 52) beat Bihar 1 (Satnam Singh 56)
Pool E- Jharkhand 3 (Shashi Topno 31, Welson Minz 40, William Xalxo 58) beat Odisha 2 (Amon Mirash Tirkey 20, Deepak Kullu 45)
Comptroller & Auditor General 2 (Imran Khan 18, S S Bundela 43) beat Himachal Pradesh 1 (Amit Lohchab 46)
Pool G- Uttarakhand 5 (Arvind Singh Rawat 4, Prakash Mehra 14, Deepak Rawat 25, Pankaj Aswal 37, 48) beat Kerala 3 (Deepak P C 50, Bhavanth V V 66, George J V 69)
Manipur 4 (Jeyanta Methai 27, 38, N Ganendrajit 32, 64) beat Andhra Pradesh 2 ( Sandeep Raju 40 , Ramesh Krishna 64)
Fixture for Friday 7 June 2013
Pool A- Gujarat vs Arunachal Pradesh (0700hrs) and Association of Indian Universities vs Delhi (1600hrs)
Pool C- Goa vs Sports Authority of India (0830hrs) and Karnataka vs Services Sports Control Board (1600hrs)
Pool E- Jharkhand vs Himachal Pradesh (1430hrs) and Bengal vs Comptroller & Auditor General.