ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Champions Trophy Hockey: India continue dream run, reach semis
 
Latest On ApunKaChoice 
Article : When Rajinikanth left Rajamouli tongue-tied with a special request
Article : Excited to be Jamie Foxx’s voice in dubbed 'Spider-Man 2': Vivek Oberoi
Article : Here’s how you can work with Shahrukh Khan in ‘Happy New Year’
Article : ‘2 States’ a wonderful film: Chetan Bhagat
Slide Show : Style Check: Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Alia Bhatt among best dressed of the week
Article : Arjun Kapoor thankful that '2 States' has broken stereotype
Photo Gallery : Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Ekta Kapoor at HT Delhi Most Stylish Awards
Slide Show : Pix: Shahrukh Khan celebrates KKR win!
Article : Harshvardhan cuts himself from party scene to prepare for 'Mirza Sahibaan'
Photo Gallery : Amitabh Bachchan's 'Bhoothnath Returns' screened at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Champions Trophy Hockey: India continue dream run, reach semis

India beats Belgium 1-0
By Indo-Asian News Service
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 09:57:44 GMT
 

Champions Trophy Hockey: India continue dream run, reach semis
India reached the last four of the FIH Champions Trophy hockey for the first time since 2004 after defeating Belgium 1-0 in a nail-biting quarterfinal match here Thursday.

After sitting out of the Champions Trophy for the last six editions, India's grand return to the tournament continued Thursday. In Saturday's semifinal the eight-time Olympic champions will take on the winner of the Australia vs England quarterfinal tie to be held later in the day.

India will look to win their first Champions Trophy medal since 1982 when they won the bronze, their best ever performance in the tournament. The event is already a success for the team considering that India came into the event with a wildcard and as the lowest-ranked team of the tournament, ranking 11.

Nithin Thimmaiah gave India the early advantage after getting a perfect feed from skipper Sardar Singh, who played his 150th match for India, for the easy 1-0 tap in.

Belgium slowly gained momentum as the half went on and gave the Asians some worrisome moments late in the half with two good penalty corner chances. But ultimately India escaped the half with the slim lead.

In the second half, it was India's turn to take charge but they simply couldn't convert their chances as the tension built on with only one goal separating the teams.

Belgium had a handful of late penalty corners while India counter-attacked. But neither team managed to put a dent in the scoreboard as Thimmaiah's goal stood as the lone marker in the critical match.

Belgium failed to convert six penalty corners while India missed their lone opportunity in the game.

Belgium are still looking for their elusive first victory at the Champions Trophy. The European nation will look to get their first win in the placement round.
Aishwarya Rai uncomfortable kissing on screen!
 
Watch: Malaika Arora can’t help but kiss Arbaaz Khan
comments powered by Disqus


Wallpapers 

Lucky Kabootar Wallpapers

Shilpa Shetty Wallpapers

Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Freida Pinto

Alia Bhatt

Lara Dutta
New Movies 

2 States

Lucky Kabootar

Dekh Tamasha Dekh
Videos 

Arjun Kapoor smitten with Alia Bhatt in song ‘Locha-e-Ulfat’

Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor sizzle in ‘2 States’ trailer

‘2 States’ song ‘Mast Magan’ featuring Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor