Last Updated: January 19, 2023, 21:43 IST
India defeated Wales 4-2 to end second in Pool D and qualify for the crossover match, the place they are going to tackle New Zealand, for a spot in the quarter-final of the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup right here on Thursday.
India took a 2-Zero lead by means of targets from Shamsher Singh (21st) and Akashdeep Singh (32nd) earlier than Wales shocked the house crew with twin strikes in a span of two minutes.
Both the Wales targets got here from penalty corners by means of Gareth Furlong (42nd) and Jacob Draper (44th) as they drew degree.
Akashdeep got here to India’s rescue, scoring a fantastic subject aim in the 45th minute earlier than skipper Harmanpreet Singh transformed a penalty nook in the 59th minute.
Both India and England completed with seven factors every from three video games however the latter topped the pool on account of batter aim distinction.
In an earlier Pool D match, England beat Spain 4-0.
While England instantly certified for the quarter-finals by topping the pool, India and Spain will play in the cross-over matches for the opposite 4 quarter-final spots.
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