Putting-up a fighting effort, ITBP overpowered PSPCL 7-6 in the penalty shootout during a match played in the ongoing 43rd SN Vohra All India Gurmit Memorial hockey tournament at Sector 42 Hockey Stadium in Chandigarh on Monday. Both the teams were tied at 3-3 at the end of the regulation time.
It was Jaswinder of ITBP who scored the first goal of the match in the third minute. Soon MC Micca increased the lead to 2-0 by scoring a goal for ITBP in the 20th minute of the match.
Kulvinder of PSPCL finally pulled back one for the team when he sounded the board in the 34th minute of the play. Ravinder then scored the equalising goal for PSPCL in the 38th minute.
The PSPCL outfit slowly picked up the momentum as Manbir put PSCPL ahead 3-2 by scoring in the 45th minute of the play. Within minutes, ITBP managed to equalise from a counter-attack as Harvinder netted a goal. The outcome of the match was then decided through a penalty shootout and ITBP won the match 7-6.
In another match, Ropar Hawks thrashed Audit of Def. (W.C) by 11-0 to record triumph.