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Antwerp [Belgium], Sept 28 (ANI): The Indian Males’s Hockey Group”>Indian Males’s Hockey Group defeated World No. eight Spain by 6-1 of their second match of Tour of Belgium held right here on Saturday.
Within the first quarter, World No. 5 India performed aggressively towards Spain and created many alternatives however didn’t handle to attain a objective.
Captain Manpreet Singh broke the impasse and scored a objective within the 24th minute of the second quarter. Harmanpreet Singh scored his first objective of the sport by a penalty nook within the 28th minute and doubled India’s lead over Spain.
Nevertheless, Spain managed to drag a objective again earlier than half time making the rating line 2-1.
With the beginning of the third quarter, India confirmed attacking intent and saved the Spanish workforce deeper into their very own half. Harmanpreet Singh scored his second objective of the sport by one other penalty nook within the 32nd minute.
Midfielder Nilakanta Sharma scored the fourth objective for India within the 39th minute of the sport taking the rating to 3-1.
India saved the strain on the Spanish facet within the fourth quarter and didn’t give any alternatives for a comeback to their opponent. India went on so as to add yet one more objective to their tally as Mandeep Singh scored within the 56th minute.
Rupinderpal Singh scored the ultimate objective of the match by a penalty nook within the 59th minute making the scoreline 6-1 and the match concluded on the identical.
Indian Males’s Hockey Group”>Indian Males’s Hockey Group will face Spain on September 29 of their third match of the Belgium tour. (ANI)

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