GURGAON: Satpal converted a penalty corner in the 21st minute to help Punjab National Bank (PNB) pip Indian Oil 1-0 in a quarterfinal league match of the 20th Lal Bahadur Shastri hockey tournament at the Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday. The win assured PNB a spot in the semifinals.
After completing its league engagements with two draws and a win, the undefeated PNB tops the Pool ‘A’ with five points from three matches.
In a Pool ‘B’ quarterfinal league encounter, Air India and Army XI played a goalless draw. Both teams made the cut for the last-four stage with five points apiece after having an identical run of two draws and a win.