Southern Railway (green) against South Central Railway. Both teams qualified for the semifinals. Photo Credit: Tournament Organisers.

Southern Railway (green) against South Central Railway. Both teams qualified for the semifinals.

Central Excise & Customs (Kochi) and IOB qualified from the men’s Group B for the semifinals after defeating Indian Air Force, Delhi and Punjab State respectively. As a result of finishing second in Group B, IOB will most likely face arch rivals and Group A toppers ONGC in the semifinals. Central Excise is expected to clash with Group B runners up Indian Army.

In the two women’s semifinals, the fancied Southern Railway will play against Western Railway and Eastern Railway will clash against South Central Railway, Hyderabad.

Results of matches played on 20/08/13

MEN

  1.  Central Excise, Kochi 76 (Subash Shenoy 19, Joe Antony 21, Eudrick P 13) bt Indian Air force, Delhi 64 (Narender 24, Bhardwaj 13) HT 40-41.
  2. Tamil Nadu 62 (Ramkumar 29, Dinesh 10, Akilan 10) bt Vijaya Bank 54 (Aravind 12, Anbu Kumar 10, Rajesh 11) HT 35-29.
  3. IOB 67 (Amjyot 22, Praveen 18, Pratham Singh 10) bt Punjab State 38 (Vikramjith 10, Ranbeer 10)
  4. ONGC 76 (Amrit Pal Singh 18,  Trideep Rai 14) bt Indian Army 57 (Abhishek 16, Manu Thomas 11)

WOMEN

  1. Southern Railway 58 (Geethu Anna Jose 19, Anitha 11, Sonia 11) bt South Central Railway 37 (Geeta 12, Gayatri 11, Mand Meshram 10) HT 35-26

Republished with permission from sportskeeda.com. The original post can be found here.

Gopalakrishnan R
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