All India hockey: St Xavier’s win opening match

St Xavier’s HSS, Mapusa defeated Government Boys HSS, Koichal (Kerala) in the inaugural match of All-India U-17 hockey tournament being played at Shivaji Stadium, New Delhi, Tuesday.

Pandurang Sakhalkar and Amar Kinlekar, who scored a brace each, were the star performers for St Xavier’s, who next meet Punjab HSS. [NT]