The principal day of the Obaidullah Khan Heritage Hockey Cup got off to an objective filled begin at the Aishbagh Hockey Stadium in Bhopal yesterday. After an astonishing opening function that had Madhya Pradesh Hon'ble Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in participation, the groups took to the field for the opening experiences.
The opening match saw a colossal agitated as Oil and Natural Gas Corporation beat sprinters up of the Murugappa Gold Cup Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. 4-2. In a low scoring first half, ONGC opened the scoring in the ninth moment by means of Gurjinder Singh and hung on solid to their lead. Indian Oil however hit back three minutes after the break, VR Raghunath scoring the equalizer off a PC in the 38th moment. From that point on however ONGC got the diversion by the scruff of the neck as objectives from Diwakar Ram 40', 59' and Gurwinder Singh 55' gave them a three-objective lead. Indian Oil chop that down with another PC transformation by means of Victo Singh in the 67th moment, however at last it turned out to be short of what was expected, as ONGC ran out victors. In the second diversion, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.