Sanjay finds brace in India’s 8-2 win over New Zealand
Johor Bahru, Oct 13:
Sanjay struck twice in Indian junior hockey team’s dominating 8-2 win over New Zealand in Sultan of Johor Cup, here today.
Apart from Sanjay (17′, 22′), Dilpreet Singh (6′), Shilanand Lakra (14′), Mandeep Mor (22′), Suman Beck (45′), Pratap Lakra (50′) and Sudeep Chirmako (51′) scored for India while Dylan Thomas (28′, 44′) notched two goals for New Zealand.
It was India’s second win in the tournament and they face Japan in their next round robin league-stage match on Tuesday.
The Indian team started the first quarter on an aggressive note, earning a penalty corner in the second minute of the match. The New Zealand defense unit blocked out the Indian attack and managed to stay in the contest.(PTI)