ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » World League: Fijian war cries fall silent with India's 0-16 hammering
 
Latest On ApunKaChoice 
Photo Gallery : Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit with their hubbies at Colors Leadership Awards 2015
Photo Gallery : Hrithik Roshan, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Dhawan at Colors Leadership Awards 2015
Photo Gallery : Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Karan Johar at Colors Leadership Awards 2015
Article : Sonam Kapoor begins shooting for Neerja Bhanot biopic
Article : Shahid Kapoor flaunts his six-pack
Slide Show : Style Talk: Aishwarya Rai’s saritorial elegance in House of Kotwara
Slide Show : Salman Khan lands in Kashmir for ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ shoot; mobbed by fans
Article : Spotted: Varun Dhawan with alleged girlfriend Natasha Dalal
Slide Show : Check out: Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma’s cute off-screen chemistry
Article : Box office: Emraan Hashmi’s 'Mr X' mints Rs. 4.5 crore on opening day

World League: Fijian war cries fall silent with India's 0-16 hammering

India’s women team beats Kazakhstan 8-0
By Indo-Asian News Service
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 07:40:28 GMT
 

World League: Fijian war cries fall silent with India's 0-16 hammering
It didn't take long for the war cries to turn into a whimper as India hammered Fiji 16-0 in their opening match of the men's Hockey World League Round 2 at the Major Dhyan Chand National stadium here on a chilly Monday night.

Fiji, the lowest ranked team in the tournament at World No.70, threatened the Indians with their familiar war cry Cibi, which is generally associated with their famous rugby team.

But soon the war cry turned into a whimper, as India crushed Fiji with their speed, power and accuracy.

The floodgates opened as early as in the third minute with ace drag-flicker V. Raghunath striking from a penalty corner to give India a 1-0 lead. From there, it was no looking back for India, who slammed in seven goals in the first half.

As many as 10 Indians sounded the board with Raghunath and Danish Mujtaba scoring a hat-trick each.

Drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh and debutant Malak Singh struck a brace while Kothajit Singh, Manpreet Singh, Dharamvir Singh, Nitin Thimmaiah, Chingelensana Singh and another rookie Gurjinder Singh scored goals apiece.

For Malak and Gurjinder, who has played in the rebel World Series Hockey (WSH), it was double delight as they were awarded Rs.1 lakh each by Hockey India (HI) for scoring goals on debut.

The Fijians were no match for the Indians, who were clinical in their approach. The Indian defence was hardly tested and the only action goalkeeper P.R.Sreejesh faced was when Fiji were awarded their only penalty corner in the dying minutes of the game.

Rupinder, who was adjudged Man of the Match, said it was great to start the tournament, which is a qualifier for the 2014 World Cup in Hague.

"It was a good outing, especially when you win by a big margin. But we have tough competition ahead when we face Ireland and China," said Rupinder.

India have a rest day Tuesday and will resume their campaign Wednesday, when they take on Oman.
Watch: Salman Khan laughs off Shahrukh Khan’s jibe!
 
Watch Neil Nitin Mukesh and Sonal Chauhan’s beach romance in ‘Kaise Bataaoon’ song from '3G'
comments powered by Disqus


Wallpapers 

Gabbar Is Back Wallpapers

Phir Se Wallpapers

Ek Paheli Leela Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Saif Ali Khan

Akshay Kumar

Alia Bhatt
New Movies 

Mr X

Ek Paheli Leela

Dharam Sankat Mein
Videos 

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif sizzle together in song 'Meherbaan'

'Finding Fanny' song 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Sonam Kapoor grooving to the party anthem ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’


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