Exhibition Hockey Match: Odisha XI beats New South Wales XI 5-1

Bhubaneswar: Odisha XI won against New South Wales Institutes of Sport (NSWIS) 5-1 in an exhibition hockey match held at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday evening.

The match began on a good rhythm as Shilanand Lakra of Odisha XI scored first goal in two minutes of the match. New South Wales XI was recovered the goal as Jack Pickering scored a goal in ten minutes of the match.

The Odisha team continued to dominate the match with the goals of Manip Kerketta, Amit Rohidas and Shilanand Lakra.

The second match will be held at Biju Patnaik stadium in Rourkela on November 4 (Sunday).

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