Hockey India League Mumbai vs. Waveriders
Dabang Mumbai beat Delhi Waveriders 3-2 in a closely fought match to ensure they stayed on top of the Hockey India League points table. This was the home team’s third straight win at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium. It was Affan Yousuf’s double strike in the 29th and 30th minute that not only ensured his team earned five points from this match but he also became the leading goal scorer in the Coal India Hockey India League thus far.
Affan Yousuf scored twice as Dabang Mumbai overcame a fighting Delhi Waveriders 3-2 to register a hat-trick of wins and extend their stay at the top of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium here on Monday. Yousuf’s field goal in the 29th minute and a goal off a penalty corner rebound helped Mumbai go up 3-0 at half-time but successful penalty corner conversions from Justin Reid-Ross (43rd) Rupinder Pal Singh (54th) tested the home team’s resolve. But the visitors failed to find the equalizer.