Super XI thrashed Priyadarshini Sports Centre in their opening match at the Podar International Invitational Hockey Tournament which began at the PCMC Polygrass Ground here on Friday.
Edwin Moti John opened the scoring for Super XI, netting a penalty corner in the 3 rd minute. Uday Baramatikar added another in the 12 th minute to give them a 2-0 lead. Baramatikar added another in the 16 th , and capped off a brilliant hat-trick in the 23 rd minute to leave Priyadarshini reeling at 4-0 down.
Baramatikar increased his tally to four goals when he scored yet again in the 51 st to take the score to 6-1, after goals from Vinit Nimhan in the 31 st and a consolation goal from Priyadarshini player Monish Rajan in the 39 th .
Santosh Musale added two more goals in the 53 rd and 54 th minute to complete an 8-1 rout by Super XI.
In the second match of the day, Vaibhav Gadkari scored off a pass from Jai Jayekar in the 16 th minute to give First MLI the lead against Hockey Lovers. Gadkari had a hand in the second goal as well, setting up Mahesh Shinde in the 54 th to give First MLI a 2-0 victory.