After a disappointing begin to their FIH Junior Hockey World Cup marketing campaign, India bounced again with a dominant 13-1 win over Canada of their Group B encounter of the match on the Kalinga Stadium right here on Thursday.
India got here off the blocks in a short time with Uttam Singh opening the scoring for India after simply three minutes within the match.
Displaying the attacking Hockey from the phrase go, the defending champions scored two objectives within the first quarter as they didn’t permit Canada to play their sport. With the assistance of Hundal Araijeet Singh and Sanjay’s hat-trick, India scored 13 objectives within the match.
Apart from Hundal and Sanjay’s hat-tricks, for India, Uttam Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Maninder Singh, Sharda Nand Tiwari, and Abhisek Lakra bought on the scoring sheet.
Indian gamers drew the primary blood within the match when Uttam Singh put his facet forward with a simple aim after transfer from the left facet of the goalpost. He scored India’s first aim towards France yesterday as nicely.
The hosts scored the second aim when Vivek Sagar Prasad from the left dribbled to the nook and lifted it over the goalkeeper. The Indians have been actually good with their passes and took whole management over the match as Canada have been struggling to avoid wasting their citadel. At the top of the primary quarter, India have been main by 2-0.
At the beginning of the second quarter, Canada regained some power and stood powerful on the aim line. However, the Indians put stress on Canadian defence and bought the penalty. Sanjay went to the proper facet of Canada’s goalkeeper Goodwin when he was abruptly tackled by the Canadian defence. India bought the penalty stroke however failed to attain.
Maninder Singh confirmed some glorious dribbling expertise as he beat the defender and goalkeeper on his personal contained in the circle earlier than scoring the aim with a elegant end. Maninder Singh has been concerned in all of India’s objectives thus far and he’s on the scoresheet, too, now.
Canada earned a hard-fought penalty stroke within the final minute of the second quarter and managed to attain the primary aim when Chris Tardif’s late deflection went to hit the wooden. Canada was in whole dismay after Indians together with Sanjay and Maninder Singh took full management of the sector within the third quarter. Both the Indians have been enjoying attacking hockey and made the chance for extra objectives. They scored two objectives for the hosts within the third quarter.
Canada was in whole dismay on the Indian’s attacking show. Sharda Nand Tiwari scores the aim for the hosts with a drag-flick. He hit it straight down the center and the goalkeeper couldn’t do a factor because the ball went to the aim between his legs. The Indian vice-captain Sanjay quickly bagged his second hat-trick of the match as India transformed one other PC within the match. With that treble, India rounded up a memorable evening in Odisha.
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