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.