Chennai, Jan. 14:
Rayer V Vinod’s hat-trick helped Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu to score a 5-2 victory over Hockey Puducherry in the Arise Steel 9th Hockey India Senior Men Championship.
For Tamilnadu, Rayer V. Vinod scored 3 goals (4th, 15th and 43rd), N. Selvakumar (22nd) and V.Sanmugam (27th mt) scored each one. For Puducherry A.Tamilarasan (30th mt,), P.Mahendran (33rd mt) scored each one.
This is the 3rd win for Tamilnadu. In the last league match of Pool G, Tamilnadu will meet Himachal Pradesh in ICF Hockey Ground.
The Results: Pool E: Bengal Hockey bt Delhi Hockey 2-1
Pool E: Hockey Rajasthan bt Kerala Hockey 2-1
Pool F: Food Cor poration of India bt Sports Authority of Gujarat – Hockey Academy 2-1
Pool G: Hockey Unit of Tamilnadu bt Hockey Puducherry 5-2
Pool G: CISF bt Assam Hockey 9-2 goals.
Pool H: Hockey Coorg drew with Sports Authority of India: 1-1
Pool H: Steel Plant Sports Board bt Hockey Madhya Bharat: 5-0.