Gurjinder Singh and Akashdeep Singh helped Punjab record a 7-2 win over Services to enter the quarterfinals of Hockey India's second senior national men's hockey championship here on Thursday.
Punjab comes from behind to defeat Odisha in the Junior Hockey National Championships at the Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow today.
India lost 1-3 to Great Britain in the inaugural match of the tri-nation invitational hockey tournament, the team's final warm-up event ahead of the London Olympics.
India held off a second-half challenge from South Africa to register a 6-5 win in a high scoring encounter on Sunday
The loss leaves the five time champions in a precarious position as they only have one game left to play against arch rivals Pakistan.