India thrashes HK 26-0 in Hockey, creates world record


Indian men’s hockey team beats Hong Kong (26-0) in second match at Jakarta Asian Games on Wednesday. It was a historic day for India’s men hockey team as they created biggest ever victory. In 1932 Los Angeles Olympic games, India managed to defeat USA by 24-1. That was India’s previous biggest ever victory.

Rupinderpal Singh (3rd, 5th, 30th, 45th, 59th minutes), Harmanpreet Singh (29th, 52nd, 53rd, 54th) and Akashdeep Singh (2nd, 32nd, 35th) scored a hattrick each, while Manpreet Singh (3rd, 17th), Lalit Upadhayay (17th, 19th), Varun Kumar (23rd, 30th), SV Sunil (7th), Vivek Sagar Prasad (14th), Mandeep Sinhgh (21st), Amit Rohidas (27th), Dilpreet Singh (48th), Chinglensana Singh (51st), Simranjeet Singh (53rd) and Surender Kumar (55th) were the other goal getters for India.

India had defeated host country Indonesia 17-0 in their first match of the Asian games 2018. Indian men’s hockey team is currently on top of Pool A so far.

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