Indian Hockey captain Sardar Singh in action (left) © Getty Images (File Photo)
Indian Hockey captain Sardar Singh in action (left) © Getty Images (File Photo)

Incheon: Sep 21, 2014

The Indian men’s hockey team got off to a flying start in the Asian Games 2014 defeating neighbours Sri Lanka 8-0 at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium on Sunday. In their first ever 60-minute match in the new four-quarter format, World No.9 India drubbed the minnows with drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh scoring a hat-trick. Ramandeep Singh chipped in with two goals while Nikkin Thimmaiah, Chinglensana Singh and V.R. Raghunath scored a goal each. India next take on Oman on Tuesday.
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