Junior Men’s Hockey Team beat defending champions Australia 5-4
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Junior Men’s Hockey Team beat defending champions Australia 5-4

Johor Bahru, Oct 10: The Indian Junior Men’s Hockey team registered their fourth successive victory at the 8th Sultan of Johor Cup 2018 as they beat Defending Champions Australia 5-4 here on Wednesday.

The win has helped the team top the Pool Table and an assured place in Top four stages. Though their initial chance of scoring from a PC went amiss, Gursahibjit Singh scored a fine field goal to give India 1-0 lead in the 5th minute.

The team built on a good start to score three more back-to-back goals in the 11th, 14th and 15th minute through Haspreet Singh, Mandeep Mor and Vishnukant Singh respectively.

The 4-0 lead at the end of the first quarter was a major setback for the Defending Champions. (UNI)