Dhaka Mariner Young's Club kept the heat on leaders Abahani with a 6-0 win over Ajax SC in the Green Delta Insurance Premier Division Hockey League at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.
The defending champions had little trouble dispatching Ajax, thanks to a four-goal haul from veteran Mamunur Rahman Chayan.
The defender opened the scoring in the seventh minute before doubling the lead two minutes later, both goals coming from penalty corners. Chayan completed his hattrick from another PC on the half-hour mark before bagging his fourth in 42 minutes. Hasin Rahman and Hasan Jubayer Niloy scored the other two goals.
The win took them to 12 points from four matches, with Abahani leading the table on 15 points from five matches.