Nisha Rani Aind scored four goals as Jharkhand started off its campaign at the senior women’s national hockey championships in style, defeating Maharashtra 13-0 in a Pool C match on Thursday.

The results: Pool C: Jharkhand 13 (Nisha Rani Aind 4, Shilwanti Minjur 3, Shabnam Lakra 2, Anupam Horo 2, Anita Swansi, Subhashi Hemrom) bt Maharashtra 0. Pool G: Karnataka 14 (Chaitra 7, Muthamma 2, Bhavya 2, Dechamma, Manasa, Shriraksha) bt Tripura 0. Pool E: Chhattisgarh 4 (Anshuli 2, Neelam Mundu 2) bt Andhra Pradesh 2 (Mounika Nallapalli 2). Pool E: Uttar Pradesh w/o Arunachal Pradesh.

Friday’s matches: Maharashtra vs Kerala, Chhatisgarh vs Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha vs Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh vs Andhra Pradesh.

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