Sunday, March 29, 2009By Sundeep Misra on
Sandeep Singh will lead a 18-member Indian squad in the five-nation Azlan Shah Cup hockey championship starting in Malaysia on April 5.

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Sunday, March 29, 2009By Sundeep Misra on
Indian hockey coach Harendra Singh is eyeing a top-six finish in world ranking this year and is confident about winning the Azlan Shah Cup tournament in Malaysia next month.

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Saturday, February 28, 2009By Sundeep Misra on
India blew up a brilliant chance of wrapping up the four Test series when they allowed the Black Sticks to claw their way back to a 1 – 1 draw on Saturday at the Lloyd Elsmore Hockey Stadium. New Zealand scored the equalizer in the final minute of the game to keep the four Test series against India alive. On Sunday, the final Test will decide the series.

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Saturday, February 21, 2009By Sundeep Misra on
New Zealand and India drew the first match of the Men’s four test series, in Wellington on Saturday. In a match dominated by both the teams in either half, it was a fair result.

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Saturday, February 21, 2009By Sundeep Misra on
After two consecutive defeats against the Australian Development squad, India take on New Zealand in their first match of a four-test series.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009By Sundeep Misra on
For Indian coach Harendra Singh losing to the Australian development side must sure come as a setback. But for the former Indian hockey consultant and now Kookaburras coach Ric Charlesworth there was plenty to cheer about the future of Australian men’s hockey when they defeated the Indian senior squad in Brisbane.

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Monday, February 16, 2009By Sundeep Misra on

Rajpal Singh scored four goals including a hat trick as India whipped the Queensland and New South Wales State 8-1 at the State Hockey Centre on Saturday.

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Monday, February 09, 2009By Sundeep Misra on

If winning penalty corners were the basis for winning a final, India would have walked away with the Punjab Gold Cup. But our single biggest weakness over the years came back to haunt the host side who couldn’t convert five penalty corners, crucially four in the second half when the scores were tied 1-1. Holland needed that extra inch of space in the Indian striking circle and they got it in the second half when Hetrzberger shot beautifully from a lovely penalty corner variation to take the final 2-1.

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Saturday, February 07, 2009By Sundeep Misra on
India’s entry into the Punjab Gold Cup final was assured when Holland beat Germany 7-1 but the Indians would be happy with their clean 3-2 win over New Zealand that takes them into the final and their third encounter with Holland. The earlier two finished in draws; the first was a 4-4 thriller and then they again drew 2-2.

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Friday, February 06, 2009By Sundeep Misra on
For those who believed that Olympic champions Germany would just roll over and let the hosts continue their undefeated march into the final, a rude reality check was the answer. Reigning World and Olympic Champions Germany are the masters of text book hockey and for the fans in Chandigarh; it was a display of technical purity with chess like moves that had India struggling for answers.

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