Justin Reid Ross struck twice as Ranchi Rhinos came back from a two-goal deficit to down Jaypee Punjab Warriors 3-2 in a round-robin match of the inaugural Hockey India League here on Monday.

By virtue of this win, the Rhinos have consolidated their second position in the league standings with 36 points from 11 games, eight behind table toppers Delhi Waveriders.

Irrespective of the loss, the Warriors continue to occupy the third spot with 28 points from 11 matches.

The result: Ranchi Rhinos 3 (Reid Ross 52, 69, Mandeep Singh) bt Punjab Warriors 2 (Kieren Govers 34, Christopher Ciriello 50). — PTI

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