~ I.T.B.P. Central Hockey Team held Sashastra Seema Bal for a 3-3 ~
Bengaluru, 04th March 2023: On the seventh day of the 3rd Hockey India Senior Men Inter-Department National Championship 2023, Services Sports Control Board claimed another victory, while I.T.B.P. Central Hockey Team and Sashastra Seema Bal played out a 3-3 draw.
Services Sports Control Board defeated Comptroller & Auditor General of India 2-1 in the first match of the day. Early in the second quarter, Ajinkya Jadhav (16′) scored to give Services Sports Control Board the lead. Lovedeep Singh (42′) scored the winner for Services Sports Control Board late in the third quarter after Abharan Sudev (25′) equalised for Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
I.T.B.P Central Hockey Team recorded a 3-3 with Sashastra Seema Bal in the day’s final match. Sunil Kujur (28′, 59′) and Maibam Chingkheinganba Meetei (39′) scored for I.T.B.P. Central Hockey Team while Francis Toppo (11′), Captain Joychandra L Singh (42) and Agandeep Singh (43′) scored for Sashastra Seema Bal.
Matches between Central Industrial Security Force versus BSES (Delhi) and Punjab National Bank versus Punjab & Sind Bank were officially forfeited in favour of Central Industrial Security Force and Punjab National Bank respectively.
Lineups for Quarter-Finals (5 March, 2023) –
Match 1: Railway Sports Promotion Board vs All India Police Sports Control Board – 0900 HRS
Match 2: Punjab National Bank vs Central Industrial Security Force – 1100 HRS
Match 3: Services Sports Control Board vs I.T.B.P. Central Hockey Team – 1400 HRS
Match 4: Petroleum Sports Promotion Board vs Food Corporation of India – 1600 HRS