PSB fail to clear semis hurdle

February 2, 2020, Chandigarh


Punjab and Sind Bank (PSB) lost 0-2 to Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) in the semifinals of the 10th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship (A Division) at Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium in Jhansi today.

The SSCB took the lead in the second quarter and sealed the deal through a field goal in the last quarter of the match. Jugraj Singh (26th) and Ajinkya Jadhav (55th) score a goal each for the side.

In the final, the SCCB will face Air India Sports Promotion Board (AISPB), who registered a 5-3 win over Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB).

The PSPB scored two goals in the first ten minutes of the game. However, the AISPB gained momentum in the second quarter and took complete control of the game by scoring goals at regular intervals to eventually book their place in the final.

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