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India outplays Great Britain 3-1 in their 4th practice match


Antwerp (Belgium):  After beating USA in the previous match, Indian men’s team today posted a 3-1 win over Great Britain in their fourth practice match ahead of the Fintro Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 here.

The Indian team opened their account in the very first minute of the match when midfielder Gurbaj Singh stormed into the opponent’s D and hit the ball into the goal-box without giving any chance to British defenders.

With the motivating first goal, the Indian players kept on attacking and defender Devindar Sunil Walmiki extended the lead by 2-0 when his shot found the nets during a raid in the 12th minute.

After eight minutes (20th minute), forward player Akashdeep Singh scored the third goal for his team.

Trailing by 0-3, Great Britain scored the consolation goal in 28th minute and the match finished at 3-1 in favour of India.

Indian defenders displayed a brilliant performance and denied any penalty corner to the opponents.

Fintro Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 is scheduled from June 20th to July 5th.

India will clash against France in their opening match of the tournament on the June 20.

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