Phani Kumar shines in Guntur's win

HYDERABAD, JULY 24. B. Phani Kumar fashioned Guntur's 5-2 win over Cuddapah in the inaugural match of the Andhra inter-district super league hockey championship at the Begumpet Police Stadium here on Saturday.

Phani Kumar struck in the 12th, 30th, 33rd and 53rd minutes, while Sk. Nagurvali was on target in the 43rd minute for the winner. Laxminarayana and Sandeep reduced the margin in the 61st and 54th minutes for the loser.

East Godavari scored a 4-3 win over Nellore thanks to a hat-trick by Sekhar Babu, who scored in the 22nd, 37th and 54th minutes. K. Ravichander Prasad scored in the 56th minute for the winner while J. Jashva (3) and Sarwan Kumar (1) scored for the loser.

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