FIH Hockey World Cup 2023, India vs Wales: In the Hockey World Cup, Team India defeated Wales by 4-2, showing an amazing game. The Indian team had put pressure on the Wales team by taking a lead in the first half of the match itself. Shamsher Singh scored the first goal for Team India in the 21st minute of the match. At the same time, Akashdeep Singh showed an amazing game in the match and scored two great goals for India in the 32nd and 45th minutes.
India took the lead at half time itself.
In their third match today, the Indian team took a lead in the half-time itself against the Bells. From India, Shamsher Singh showed a brilliant game in the 21st minute and scored a brilliant goal on the penalty corner. Shamsher Singh hit a sharp shot in the penalty corner which the Wales goalkeeper failed to stop.
At the same time, after half time, India’s second goal came in the 32nd minute of the match. Akashdeep Singh scored the second goal for the team. Akashdeep did not stop here, showing his brilliant game, he scored another brilliant goal in the 45th minute of the match. At the same time, Harmanpreet Singh confirmed the team’s victory in the 59th minute of the match. He scored the fourth and his first goal for India through penalty.
Crossover match to be played for quarter finals
Even after winning the match against Wales, Team India has not directly reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup. India had to beat Wales 8-0 to directly reach the quarter-finals but Team India could not do so. Actually, the team topping the group has to get a place in the quarter-finals directly. England is at the first position in India’s Pool D with 2 wins and 1 draw. The second and third placed team in this pool will have to play crossover.
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