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Yuvraj slams a six as UK United win big

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Apr 5, 2018, 12:30 am IST
Updated : Apr 5, 2018, 12:30 am IST

Walmiki's teammates Nilkanata and Vishal Lal also scored a brace of goals each and Amit Gowda scored one to complete the rout.

Yuvraj Walmiki
 Yuvraj Walmiki

The Walmiki brothers, Yuvraj, Devendra and Anup, threw their weight around and their collective efforts produced a total of 10 goals, which powered U.K. United to a thumping 15-0 victory against a hapless Savio Sports Club, Andheri in a first round match of the Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana 37th Victor D’Mello Memorial Trophy Rink Hockey Tournament - 2018, conducted under the auspices of the MHAL, and  played at the Gymkhana's floodlit tennis courts on Tuesday night.

Former Indian forward Yuvraj Walmiki spearheaded the scoring spree with a double hat-trick while Olympian Devendra and Anup both contributed with two goals each. Walmiki's teammates Nilkanata and Vishal Lal also scored a brace of goals each and Amit Gowda scored one to complete the rout.

In another match, Bombay Republicans also enjoyed an easy outing as they blanked Jablonski SC by a convincing 8-0 margin. Nikhil Pardeshi, Kushal Meghwal, Vineet Shetty and Venkatesh Devkar all chipped in with two goals each towards their victory.

In the third match of the evening, Companeroes also had a sucessful first round defeating Revengers SC 5-1. Oristan D'Souza notched up a fine hat-trick while Jess Kinny and Melchor Fernandes added one each for the victors while Digvijay Shinde reduced the margin of defeat.

Results

  • 1st round: U.K. United 15 (Yuvraj Walmiki 6, Anup Walmiki 2, Devendra Walmiki 2, Nilakanta 2, Vishal Lal 2, Amit Gowda 1) bt Savio SC, Andheri 1 (Carl Gomes).
  • Bombay Republicans 8 (Nikhil Pardeshi 2, Kushal Meghwal 2, Vineet Shetty 2, Venkatesh Devkar 2) beat Jablonski SC 0.
  • Companeroes SC 5 (Oristan D'Souza 3, Jess Kinny 1, Melchor Fernandes 1) beat Revengers SC 1 (Digvijay Shinde 1).

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