Chandigarh: Local favourite Chandigarh Dynamos beat Bangalore Lions 3-2 to move to the top of the Premier Hockey League Tier-I table here on Sunday night.
Dynamos took the lead with a sudden counter-attack in the 12th minute. Deepak Thakur moved in from the left and earned the team's only penalty corner, which was converted by Devender Singh.
Dynamos increased its lead in the second quarter with a brilliant move by Thakur to make it 2-0.
Bangalore pulled one back in the 39th minute through a penalty corner converted by Len Aiyappa.
In the 60th minute, Dynamos put the match beyond the Lions with a goal by Balder Bomans.
The results: Chandigarh Dynamos 3 (Devender Singh, Deepak Thakur, Balder Bomans) bt Bangalore Lions 2 (Len Aiyappa, Rehan Butt). - Agencies