Indian Oil Corporation showed great resilience and fighting spirit to bounce back thrice and put it across formidable Air India 5-3 to lift the 48th Bombay Gold Cup hockey tournament at the MHA stadium, Mumbai.
Indian Oil Corporation and Air India the teams were level at 2-all till the end of first half. Arman Qureshi scored the first goal for Air India to put AI 1-0 up in the 23rd minute which was neutralised V Raghunath of IOC, scored a goal in the 26th through a penalty corner.
Prabodh Tirkey scored the second goal for Air India and put it 2-1 ahead in the 33rd minute. IOC bounced back and equalised when Deepak Thakur scored for the team in the last minute of the first half.