Asian Games 2018: India men’s hockey men register its biggest ever victory

first_imgThe Indian Men’s Hockey Team score 26 goals against Hong Kong China in their third game of the Asian Games 2018 which saw 4 players claim hat-tricks and a sublime team effort to achieve the large score-line on 22nd August 2018.The Indian Men’s Hockey Team thrashed Hong Kong China 26-0 in the third game of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta to register the biggest-ever margin of victory in the history of the sport.Akashdeep Singh, Rupinder Singh, Lalit Upadhyay and Harmanpreet Singh (4) scored hat-tricks as India eased past their opponents to create history in Jakarta on Tuesday.Manpreet Singh and SV Sunil scored braces while Vivek Prasad, Amit Rohidas, Dilpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Simranjeet Singh, Chinglensana Singh and Varun Kumar also got into the scoresheet.FT| The Indian Men’s Hockey Team score 26 goals against Hong Kong China in their third game of the @asiangames2018 which saw 4 players claim hat-tricks and a sublime team effort to achieve the large score-line on 22nd August 2018.#IndiaKaGame #AsianGames2018 #INDvHKG pic.twitter.com/UiqYtgzbsqHockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) August 22, 2018With the win, they broke a 86-year-old record in hockey for the best-ever margin of victory.The Indian team bettered their scoreline from the previous match, where they smashed hosts Indonesia 17-0 on Monday. The The 17-0 win was also India’s best record at the Asian Games with their previous best being 12-0 win against Bangladesh in 1982.Dilpreet Singh, Simranjeet Singhand Mandeep Singh scored a hat-trick each, while the other goals came from Rupinder Pal Singh, Akashdeep Singh, SV Sunil, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Harmanpreet Singh, Lalit Upadhyay and Amit Rohidas, even as Indonesia couldn’t come up with a goal.advertisementThe win also overshadows India’s 21-0 win over Kazakhstan on Tuesday.The World No. 9 India showed their quality with their dominant performance against a lowly ranked Kazakh side, scoring 21 goals in the team’s second biggest victory of the Asian Games.last_img

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