Lahore - National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Army and Wapda Tuesday registered in the ongoing 62nd National Hockey Championship which is in full swing at the Hockey Club of Pakistan (HCP) Stadium. NBP crushed Balochistan 13-0, Army routed Punjab 7-1 while Wapda thrashed Islamabad 11-0.

Hat-tricks by Dilbar Hassan and team captain Touseeq Arshad guided star-studded NBP in their one-sided victory against Balochistan. Dilbar scored field goals in the 8th, 9th and 55th minutes. Touseeq successfully converted penalty corners in the 41st, 42nd and 51st minutes. Shan Arshad netted two goals – one in the 16th and a field goal in the 44th minutes respectively. Bilal Qadir also scored two field goals in the 50th and 53rd minutes. Veteran Akhtar Ali (45th min), Arsalan Qadir (56th min) and Atiq Arshad (60th min) scored one field goal each. Shahid Pervaiz and Muneer supervised the match.

Two field goals by M Rizwan in the 8th and 40th minutes respectively helped Army to get an easy win against Punjab. Team captain M Imran converted a penalty corner in the 13th minute. Noman Khan, Habibur Rehman, Awais Zahid, Salman Shahid and Hammad Zafar also netted one field goal each in the 26th, 51st, 53rd, 54th and 60th minutes. Afsar and Sohail supervised the match.

Aleem Bilal’s hat-trick guided Wapda to register one-sided victory against Islamabad. He converted penalty corners in the 2nd, 17th and 22nd minutes. Bilal Ahmed (6th and 55th min), Rana Umar (5thand 29th min) and M Usman (24th and 42ndmin) netted two field goals each. Ejaz Ahmed and Ghanzanfar Ali also scored field goal each in the 14th and 33rd minutes respectively. Mehmood and Anwar were the field umpires.

Today (Wednesday)’s matches: Punjab vs KP, PAF vs Police, PIA vs Sindh and Customs vs PTV.