March 1, 2010

Hockey World cup 2010 : India Vs Pakistan

Hockey world cup 2010's inaugural match was played between India and Pakistan on 28th Feb, Sunday at the Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

Indians were victorious against Pakistan with a score of 4:1. It was Sandeep Singh who played brilliantly for India & scored 2 goals to lead India in the path of victory.

Sohail Abbas from Pakistan scored a goal in the second half of the match. Indians were dominant in the second half and outplayed Pakistan.

In the 27th minute Shivendra Singh converted a penalty corner to a goal to open the account for India, In the 35th minute Sandeep Singh also opened his account by scoring his first goal.

Goal stats are as shown

India 4

Shivendra Singh - 1

Sandeep Singh - 2

Prabhjot Singh -1

Pakistan 1

Sohail Abbas - 1

Finally it was Indians who became heros by defeating Pakistan with a score of 4:1 to give a good start.

Next match for India will against Australia on March 2, Tuesday at 20:35.

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