Hockey: IOCL face Army XI in final

Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), along with Army XI entered the final of the 89th MCC Murugappa Gold Cup All-India hockey tournament here on Saturday with contrasting victories.

IOCL overcame Punjab and Sind Bank 2-1 with Vikash Sharma (41st) and veteran Deepak Thakur (60th) scoring while Karamjit Singh (69th) struck for the bankmen in a match that could have gone either way.

Later, Army XI eased past CAG 3-0 as Biraj Ekka (13th), Chandan Aind (17th) and Binoy Bhengra (28th) scored in the first half to seal the issue.

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