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Ranchi Rays register their hat trick win on home turfJanuary 31, 2016
30th January, 2016, Ranchi: Defending Champions Ranchi Rays displayed spectacular hockey to register their hat trick win on home turf. The hosts came from behind to defeat Jaypee Punjab Warriors 5-4 in the 12th match of the 4th Coal India Hockey India League. The match which was being played at the Astro Turf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi saw the hosts enthralling the audience to some scintillating hockey. The win in the match will ensure the Defending Champions stay at the top of the points table with 21 points to their kitty. The first half of the match started with attacking intent from both the teams. The initial minutes of the game saw an aggressive play from the Jaypee Punjab Warriors which was rewarded with a goal in the 7th minute from young forward Armaan Qureshi taking the score to 0-2 in favour of the visiting team. The hosts replied back in the 18th minute scoring a much needed equalizer through a field goal fro…