Press Esc to close
Wednesday 24 May 2017
News updated at 11:35 AM IST

India squander lead to lose opener

Perth, Nov 22, 2012, PTI: 23:03 IST
India were off to a disappointing start at the Lanco International Super Series hockey tournament as they squandered a one-goal lead to lose 1-2 to England in their opening match here on Thursday.

It was Gurvinder Singh Chandi who gave India the lead before England bounced back through goals from Daniel Fox and David Condon to seal the match in their favour.

India will play hosts Australia on Friday before locking horns with arch-rivals Pakistan on Saturday in their last round-robin match of the improvised nine-a-side format of the game, better known as Hockey 9s.

Australia win

Meanwhile, in the other round-robin match, Australia defeated Pakistan 4-2 at the Perth Hockey Stadium in Bentley.

For Australia, veteran Jamie Dwyer struck twice while Liam de Young and Beale Daniel scored a goal each.

Abdul Haseem Khan and Muhammad Rizwan Sr were the goal scorers for the Pakistanis.
The Lanco International Super Series, which concludes on Sunday, will be followed by the prestigious FIH Champions Trophy in Melbourne from December 1 to 9 at the State Netball Hockey Centre.

Apart from hosts Australia, the other competing nations in the Champions Trophy are Olympic champions Germany, Australia, England, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Belgium, India and Pakistan.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Helpers attend to injured people inside the Manchester Arena...

Helpers attend to injured people inside the Manchester Arena...

South Korean army's K-55 self-propelled howitzer fires during the annual exercise in Paju

South Korean army's K-55 self-propelled howitzer fires during the annual exercise in Paju

President Donald Trump pauses as he makes a statement...

President Donald Trump pauses as he makes a statement...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at an interaction with...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at an interaction with...

A shopkeeper looks for valuables and documents in the debris...

A shopkeeper looks for valuables and documents in the debris...

HP State Electricity Board Employees Union members shout slogans...

HP State Electricity Board Employees Union members shout slogans...

Congress and CPM leaders, activists raise slogans against the West Bengal...

Congress and CPM leaders, activists raise slogans against the West Bengal...

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar with Center for Peace...

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar with Center for Peace...

In this NASA provided frame from video, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer...

In this NASA provided frame from video, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer...

Actor Brad Pitt gives his autographs for fans...

Actor Brad Pitt gives his autographs for fans...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.