Wednesday, 05 October 2022



LATEST NEWS Dr Jitendra Singh chairs Udhampur DISHA meeting; reviews achievements under CSSs DC Srinagar Mohammad Aijaz Asad chairs District Road Safety Committee meeting District Administration, DRCS Jammu celebrate National Voluntary Blood Donation Day 2022 DC Jammu Avny Lavasa reviews implementation of revenue related services, schemes DRCS organises Painting, Symposium contest at Happy Model HSS Udhampur DC Jammu Avny Lavasa inspects development works in Surinsar area World Bank team concludes 5 day tour to J&K Dr Jitender Singh holds District Development Coordination, Monitoring Committee meet at Reasi DDC Poonch Inder Jeet inspects dev works in Mandi; Stresses on maintaining quality, timeline completion 3-Day Hockey tournament commences at Udhampur GDC Kishtwar, Army conduct Cleanliness Drive under Puneet Sagar Abhiyan, Clean India Campaign 2.0 DC Kishtwar Dr Devansh Yadav interacts with ex-servicemen District Admin Kishtwar felicitates officers, Officials for smooth conduct of Shri Machail Mata Yatra-2022 Nasha Mukt J&K Abhiyan : CEO Kishtwar flags off Marathon run District level inter zonal cricket tournament concludes at Subhash stadium Udhampur LG's Rolling Trophy concludes at Sports Stadium Poonch Handicraft deptt hosts Workshop for local artisans DEO Srinagar Mohammad Aijaz Asad organizes mass awareness programme on SVEEP campaign at Women's College M.A. Road J&K Bank celebrates 84 years of existence, pays tributes to its founder Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary attend International Conference at Italy Forest Department organizes training programme on e-Green Watch at F.C Bijbehara


CWG 2022: Indian men's hockey team edges out South Africa to reach final

Commonwealth Games News , Commonwealth Games Medal Winners , Commonwealth Games 2022 ,  CWG 2022, CWG 2022 Birmingham, Birmingham, Hockey,  Hockey India, Men Hockey Team, Men Hockey Team India

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Birmingham , 06 Aug 2022

The Indian men's hockey team set itself for its third medal ever in the Commonwealth Games as it made it to the final, prevailing over South Africa 3-2 in a closely-fought semifinal here on Saturday.

India, who won silver medals in the 2010 and 2014 editions of the games, was expected to romp to victory as they had easily beaten South Africa in the FIH Pro League. 

But the Proteas put up a good fight on Saturday. having stunned New Zealand 4-3 in their last league match to qualify for the semifinals, the South Africans wanted to do their best against India and did not give them many easy chances.

Abhishek (20th min'), Mandeep Singh (28th min), and Jugraj Singh (58th min) scored the goals for India. Ryan Julius (33rd min) and Mustapha Cassiem (59th min) scored the goals for South Africa.

India enjoyed 53 per cent possession while South Africa has 47 percent. The Indians also made 35 circle penetrations in attack while South Africa could manage only 23.

But the Indians found the going tough and has to wait till the second quarter for their first goal .The match started with India pushing deep inside South Africa's half as Lalit Kumar Upadhyay broke into the circle to trouble the opposition's defence. 

Seconds later, captain Manpreet Singh passed a ball inside the circle to Abhishek, but the South African defence made the save. The Proteas goalkeeper Gowan Jones made two consecutive saves to deny India after Akashdeep Singh tore into the circle and created great opportunities. 

Jones also denied Harmanpreet Singh after he struck a powerful dragflick on target from a penalty corner and the first quarter ended with neither of the two teams getting a goal on the board.

India continued to make dangerous runs inside the striking circle, particularly creating threat on the left flank.On the other end, goalkeeper Krishan B Pathak made a crucial save after South Africa earned back-to-back penalty corners.

Abhishek finally broke the shackles with a stunning reverse hit into the net from the edge of the circle as India took a 1-0 lead. Minutes later, Akashdeep Singh received a penetrating pass in the circle from Vivek Sagar Prasad. His shot was on target but was once again saved by Gowan Jones.

A late counter-attack led to Mandeep Singh hitting the ball into the net past the South African goalkeeper as India entered halftime with a 2-0 lead.

The second half started with India earning an early penalty corner and immediately putting pressure on the South African defence. But Varun Kumar's shot was cleared away by the defenders.

A few minutes later, Ryan Julius put South Africa on the board as he scored from a rebound off a penalty corner to reduce the gap to 1-2. Minutes later, Abhishek's shot towards the far post was once again saved by Gowan Jones. 

The South African goalkeeper made a save again when Jarmanpreet Singh took a shot on target from a penalty corner.With 15 minutes left on the clock, India started showing urgency to extend their lead and make it safe.

Jarmanpreet Singh created a dangerous opportunity from the left flank, but the ball just went wide. With Gurjant Singh making runs inside the circle, India kept the South African defence on its toes as the clock kept ticking down.

A late Penalty Corner saw Jugraj Singh scoring the third goal for India, but Mustapha Cassiem added a goal for South Africa as well with a minute left on the clock. India managed to keep their composure in the final seconds and picked up the win 3-2 to reach the final which will be played in Monday


Tags: Commonwealth Games News , Commonwealth Games Medal Winners , Commonwealth Games 2022 , CWG 2022 , CWG 2022 Birmingham , Birmingham , Hockey , Hockey India , Men Hockey Team , Men Hockey Team India



related news




Photo Gallery



Video Gallery



5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2022 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD