Friday, 30 September 2022

 

 

LATEST NEWS Gurugram company developed ERD for Lift backup technology Basavaraj Bommai & Pralhad Joshi inaugurates 3600th Nand Ghar in Karnataka’s Haveri District Manpreet Singh Talwandi, president of youth wing of Akali Dal (United), joins AAP Sanjha Sufna; Why did Diya get punished after winning the match? Nayan-Jo Vekhe Unvekha takes an amazing turn; Devansh and Nayan's closeness affects Jasmine Cabinet Minister Anmol Gagan Mann Meets Top Police Officials To Root Out The Drugs Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates and lays foundation stone of 14 developmental projects worth Rs. 29 crore at Janjehli DEAKIN UNIVERSITY HUB to be set up at Chitkara University with key objective to progress the internationalisation of education World Heart Day celebrated at CGC Landran “We You will see Deepika and me together soon : Ranveer Singh Jai Ram Thakur Visits AIIMS at Kothipura State Election Commissioner Presents Report on By-election Jai Ram Thakur reviews arrangements for PM visit at Bilaspur HCMCT Manipal Hospitals, collaborates with Delhi Traffic Police and Cult.Fit to raise awareness on heart health on World Heart Day The ‘Heart Truth’ - Why heart attacks are on the rise among women New Zealand, United Arab Emirates reveal official jerseys for 2022 Men's T20 World Cup Wanted shooter of Bambiha gang arrested by Punjab Police Looking into matter of woman IAS officer's sharp words for school girl : Nitish Kumar Gajraj Rao was initially scared to sign on the dotted line for 'Maja Ma' Parineeti Chopra learnt Krav Maga for three months for 'Code Name Tiranga' People from the outside might be surprised but team knew about his skill : Mitchell Marsh on Cameron Green

 

Abject surrender as Indian men's team loses 7-0 to Australia in hockey final

Commonwealth Games 2022, Commonwealth of Nations, Commonwealth Games News, Commonwealth Games Medal Winners, CWG 2022, CWG 2022 Birmingham, Birmingham, Sports News, Hockey

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Birmingham , 08 Aug 2022

The Indian men's hockey team came up with a disjointed and dispirited performance as it went down 7-0 to world No. 1 Australia in the final at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games here on Monday.The Indians who had reached the final for the first time since 2014, had to be satisfied with the silver medal as they found the Aussies too strong to handle and quietly accepted the spanking, coming close only on a few occasions to trouble the rival goalkeeper.

England took the bronze medal with a 6-3 win over South Africa, the surprise semifinalists who reached the last four at the expense of New Zealand.Nathan Ephraums (14tn, 42nd min) and Jacob Anderson (22nd, 27th min) scored a brace each for Australia while Blake Govers (9th min), Tom Wickham (22nd) and Flynn Ogilvie (46th min) contributed one goal each to the Kookaburras' score.

Australia has never lost a final since the sport was introduced in Kuala Lumpur in 1998. This is India's third defeat in the Commonwealth Games men's hockey final but an improvement for the team as it had failed to win a medal in the previous edition at Gold Coast in Australia in 2018.

Australia went on the attack from the start and earned two penalty corners in the first few minutes of the first quarter. The Indian defenders stopped them on both occasions but once Blake Govers converted their third penalty corner, the floodgates seem to open as Australia led by two goals at the end of the first quarter and 5-0 at halftime.

They scored one goal each in the next two quarters reminding fans of their 8-0 win during the 2010 finals in New Delhi.The Indians had themselves to blame as they allowed the Kookaburras too much room in the midfield from where they could launch their attacks. 

The defenders were not quick on the rebound, which left goalkeeper PR Sreejesh vulnerable to an attack on the rebound after he had thwarted the first.India conceded four of the seven goals in this fashion. The scoreline could have been worse had Sreejesh and Amit Rohidas not made some superb saves.

What would also rankle the Indians will be the fact that they failed to earn a single penalty corner. They tried to match the Australians in pace but could not do so.The weather could also have played a role as it turned out to be hotter than usual as the sun shone quite fiercely and the temperature was higher than it was in the last couple of days.

To add insult to injury, India captain Manpreet Singh got injured and had to come out with a suspected fracture in his right arm or dislocation of the shoulder, which will be confirmed when he goes for a scan later in the day.

"Overall, it was not our day as we could not produce our game. We never expected it to be 7-0 but then we could not create the kind of attacks that we are capable of," said skipper Manpreet Singh after the match.

"Australia played very well and the most important thing is that they capitalised on every attack they made," said Manpreet.One of the reasons for the Indian midfield having a disjoined look could be the absence of Vivek Sagar Prasad, who had to sit out of the match because of a knee injury.

India have never won the men's hockey gold in Commonwealth Games and now they will have to wait for four more years to harbour another dream.

 

Tags: Commonwealth Games 2022 , Commonwealth of Nations , Commonwealth Games News , Commonwealth Games Medal Winners , CWG 2022 , CWG 2022 Birmingham , Birmingham , Sports News , Hockey

 

 

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