• Thursday, October 06, 2022

Hockey

Netherlands end India’s hockey World Cup dream

By: Keerthi Mohan

INDIA let history slip out of its hands with a heartbreaking quarter-final defeat against the Netherlands in the men’s hockey World Cup last Thursday (14), a result which left the young players of the team crying on the pitch. A well-oiled Indian unit had raised the hopes of making the semi-finals for the first time since 1975, but the Dutch side broke a million hearts by coming from behind to knock out the hosts 2-1 in the last-eight clash in Bhubaneswar. India took the lead in the 12th minute through Akashdeep Singh before Thierry Brinkman drew parity for Netherlands five…

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