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India stun Australia to enter title round

DNMUM423908 | 10/11/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :286



Mumbai: The Indian junior team registered their fourth straight win, pulling off a stunning 5-4 victory over defending champions Australia 5-4 to enter the final of the Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, on Wednesday. India scored four goals in the first quarter to lead 4-0 before Australia showed resistance in the subsequent periods. Indian coach Jude Felix said it was always a big thing defeating a top-ranked team like Australia. “I am proud of the players for achieving the win. But the display was a bit disappointing. We should have continued to play hockey our way after the fourth goal instead of throwing the ball and hoping to defend. That will not work against top teams. But thankfully they got the fifth
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