Indian Men's Hockey Team Edge Past New Zealand In Olympics Opener
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Indian Men's Hockey Team Edge Past New Zealand In Olympics Opener

Newsdesk |
July 24, 2021

Harmanpreet Singh scored a brace and veteran goalkeeper P R Sreejesh stood like a wall in the closing minutes as the Indian men's hockey team overcame a late surge from New Zealand to eke out a close 3-2 win in its opening Olympic Games match, on Saturday.


New Delhi, 24 July 2021

As per news report ofNDTV, Harmanpreet (26th and 33rd minutes) scored a double for India, while Rupinder Pal Singh (10th) was the other goal-getter for the eight-time former champions, currently ranked fourth in the world, in the Pool A match at the Oi Hockey Stadium.For the eighth-ranked New Zealand, Kane Russell scored from a penalty corner in the sixth minute before Stephen Jenness (43rd minute) reduced the margin of defeat later in the match.

Source - NDTV
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