OST Sports Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2:
Desspite a brave fight by a rejuvenated Kalinga Lancers, Delhi Wave Riders beat the hosts 4-3 in an exciting return-leg match of the Hockey India League (HIL) on Sunday at the Kalinga Stadium here.
Simon Child of the Delhi was clearly the hero the day for striking two field goals in the 28th and 40th minutes of the intensely fought game.
With this win the Delhi added five full points to their tally and occupied the second spot in the HIL with 17 points.
Lucas Vila of Kalinga lancers converted a penalty stroke in the 22nd minute while Argentine Peillat Gonzalo scored the two other goals for the hosts in the 46th and 57th minutes.
Delhi had trounced Kalinga lancers 5-0 at on January 30.
Kalinga Lancers are now at fifth position in the HIL with six points from four matches.