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Tiruvallur League Match Day 3: Pattabiram Strikers and Avadi Blues Shine Bright

July 9th, 2023

The third match day of the highly anticipated Tiruvallur League was nothing short of exhilarating, featuring remarkable performances from the Pattabiram Strikers and Avadi Blues. The Tamilnadu Special Police 5th Battalion Ground in Avadi witnessed a display of skill, teamwork, and sheer determination as the teams battled it out on the field. Let's dive into the captivating highlights of the day's action-packed matches.

Match 1: Pattabiram Strikers Showcase Dominance with a Commanding 7-2 Victory Over Dallar Hockey Club

Pattabiram Strikers

The opening match proved to be a goal-fest, with the Pattabiram Strikers stamping their authority over Dallar Hockey Club in a resounding 7-2 triumph. Right from the start, the Strikers displayed their attacking prowess, led by Vijay, who found the net in the 9th minute through a well-executed counter-attack. Arun then took center stage, netting a scintillating hat-trick in the 10th, 27th, and 30th minutes, becoming the first player in the league to achieve this feat.

Dallar Hockey Club

Alan added to the Strikers' tally in the 24th minute, while Sethu Pandian, the birthday boy, showcased his skills with goals in the 33rd and 35th minutes. Suniel sealed the deal in the 49th minute, capping off an impressive victory for the Strikers. Despite a valiant effort from Dallar Hockey Club, Govindraj and Chandru managed to find the back of the net in the 45th and 47th minutes, respectively.

Sethu Pandian's outstanding performance earned him the well-deserved title of the Man of the Match.

Sethu Pandian's Birthday Celebration Post match

His contributions on his special day played a crucial role in the Strikers' resounding victory.

Arun's second goal

Perumal, the team manager for the Pattabiram Strikers, expressed his satisfaction, stating, "Our team showed tremendous determination and coordination throughout the match. It was a brilliant display of hockey skills, and we are proud of our players' performance."

Lazar, the team manager of Dallar Hockey Club, acknowledged the Strikers' dominance, saying, "Despite the result, our team showcased glimpses of brilliance and fought until the final whistle. We will regroup and come back stronger in our future matches."

Match 2: Avadi Blues Outclass KGS Hockey with a Convincing 3-0 Win

In the second thrilling encounter of the day, Avadi Blues exhibited their superiority with a commanding 3-0 victory over KGS Hockey. Jagan opened the scoring in the 15th minute with a splendid push from the circle, finding the left corner of the goal, leaving goalkeeper Rajkumar no chance to save. Ranjith added to the Blues' lead in the 17th minute with a deft touch on an incoming ball from Jagan. Narendran then sealed the victory in the 19th minute, showcasing the Blues' attacking prowess.

Avadi Blues Vs KGS Hockey

Despite KGS Hockey's efforts, their midfield trio of Ashok Kumar, Rajendran, and Vinod couldn't match the dominance of Avadi Blues. The KGS defenders, Pradeep, Gopi, and Surender, performed admirably, limiting the Blues to three goals despite their relentless pressure.

field hockey

Ranjith's outstanding contribution earned him the Man of the Match accolade for his crucial goal in Avadi Blues' victory.

Captain Rahul of Avadi Blues expressed his delight, stating, "We played with great determination and executed our game plan effectively. The team's combined efforts were instrumental in this convincing win."

Captain Rajendran of KGS Hockey acknowledged Avadi Blues' superiority, saying, "It was a tough match against a strong opponent. We will regroup and work on our strategies to come back stronger in the next matches."

The Tiruvallur League continues to captivate fans with its enthralling matches, exceptional goals, and unwavering team spirit. Stay tuned for more updates, match schedules, and thrilling recaps as we witness the journey of these talented athletes.

Experience the magic of hockey and follow the exhilarating Tiruvallur League!

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Jul 10, 2023

Fine display of Hockey on hard court. Rhythmic ball movement, that proved hard court is better than astroturf.

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