After two consecutive losses against Germany and Argentina, the Indian men’s hockey team have bounced back in style as they beat Netherlands 3-2 in the final group B game of the FIH Champions Trophy Hockey.
India have their task cut out as they take on the high-flying Netherlands in their final pool match of the Champions Trophy on Tuesday.
India’s tale of woes continued as it twice conceded the lead to go down 4-2 to Argentina in a Pool B match to suffer its second consecutive loss in the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Sunday.
Continuing their build-up for the Champions Trophy, the Indian hockey team defeated Australia 2-0 in a practice match here.
The Indian hockey team is training hard for their Champions Trophy opener against Germany here on December 6. The team was seen practicing on Saturday on a brand new pitch 2 of the Kalinga Stadium.
The Kookaburras have been dealt a stinging reality check ahead of the Champions Trophy in the form of a 3-1 series defeat to India.
The Indian men's hockey team bounced back in style against Australia, beating the World Champions 2-1 to level the four-match Test series at 1-1 on Wednesday. India started aggressively and kept the opponents' defence busy in the first two quarters. They managed to sneak into Australian defence-line and created good opportunities.
The Australian men's hockey team on Tuesday thrashed India 4-0 in the opening match of the four-match Test series at the Perth Hockey Stadium.
Newly elected Hockey India (HI) president Narinder Batra was elected to the executive board of International Hockey Federation (FIH) at its two-day Ordinary Congress, which was titled 'Hockey Revolution Congress' and concluded here Sunday.