Nikin Thimmaiah slammed three goals as SAI defeated Army Green 6-1 in the Field Marshall Cariappa memorial hockey tournament semifinal at the KSHA stadium here on Saturday.

In another semifinal, MEG defeated ASC 2-1.

The results: Semifinals: SAI 6 (Nikin Thimmaiah 3, Darshan, Deepak Bijwad, Manikantan) bt Army Green 1 (Muthanna); MEG 2 (Rakesh Anthony, Sagaya Jayaseelan) bt ASC 1 (Majhi).

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