New Delhi, Feb 10 (UNI) Dinesh Verma scored a superb hat-trick as Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi thrashed Jamal Mohammed College, Tiruchirapalli 6-1 on third day of the 15th Sail-Nehru Champion Colleges Hockey Tournament.
The Varanasi team totally dominated the proceeding, opening the scoring as early in the seventh minute through a field goal by Verma. They scored again in the 19th, 30th and 32nd minutes to take a 4-0 lead at the stroke of half-time.
They struck again in the 65th minute through H P Singh. Verma completed the tally in the 67th minute, converting a penalty corner to bring up his hat-trick.
S Sarvanan reduced the tally for the losers in the 67th minute.
In another match, Khalsa College, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana played out a 1-1 draw with Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai.
Nirmal Singh gave Khalsa the lead in the ninth minute while S Dayalan equalised in the 47th minute.
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