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DNMUM402529 | 12/7/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :321

Hosts enter semis with 3-2 win via shootout to knock out 3rd-ranked team
ODISHA HOCKEY WORLD LEAGUE FINAL

Mumbai: Hosts India caused a massive upset to enter the semifinals of the Hockey World League Final at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. ??
India, who finished fourth in Pool B, claimed a stunning shoot-out victory over Pool A winners Belgium 3-2 after the teams were 3-3 at the end of regulation time. India’s semifinal opponents will be the winner of Thursday’s quarterfinal between England and Argentina.
The lively SV Sunil twice came close to opening the scoring for India in the first half, with the Red Lions having a goal ruled out by the video umpire due to a back stick. One minute into the second half, the mammoth crowd erupted with joy when Gurjant Singh forced home from close range to give India a
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