India Blue, India Red win league matches
The India Blue and India Red won their league encounters on the second day of the First South Asia Universities Men's Hockey Championship here on Friday.
India Blue defeated Pakistan 3-0 while India Red mauled Sri Lanka 18-0 at the Guru Nanak Dev University astroturf.
Ajay Kumar struck for India Blue in 27th minute and Gaurav Takhi consolidated his side by scoring another field goal in the 62nd minute before Panvinder Singh found the target in the 70th minute.
In the second league encounter of the day, India Red toyed with the Sri Lankan side and raided the rival citadel repeatedly.
Kaushlander Singh was the top scorer with seven goals. Yadvinder Singh and Ajay Kumar scored two goals each while Bikramjit Singh, Suresh Pathania, Sanjeev Kumar, Dipanshu, Jashanpreet Singh, Ajay Kumar Gupta and Akhilesh scored one goal each.