Indian junior hockey team hammers USA 22-0 in Sultan of Johor Cup

The Indian junior hockey team thumped a spectacular 22 goals against USA in the Sultan of Johor Cup to climb on top the points table.

Action from India's 22-0 win over USA on Wednesday.   -  Twitter @TheHockeyIndia

Indian junior men’s hockey team continued its winning streak to maul a hapless USA 22-0 to register its third consecutive victory at the seventh Sultan of Johor Cup on Wednesday.

It rained goals for the Indian side as it thumped a spectacular 22 goals from 10 different players. The win enables India to climb to the top of the points table with nine points from three matches.

Harmanjit Singh (25th, 26th, 40th, 45th, 52nd minutes), Abhishek (28th, 37th, 38th, 45th), Vishal Antil (2nd, 30th, 44th), Dilpreet Singh (3rd, 54th, 59th), Maninder Singh (42nd, 43rd), Pratap Lakra (2nd), Rabichandra Moirangthem (7th), Raushan Kumar (37th), Shilanand Lakra (47th) and Vivek Prasad (48th) scored as India ran away with a comfortable victory.

 

Prior to this tie, the Americans had conceded a total of 30 goals in their first two games.While Australia thrashed it 19-0, Great Britain won 11-0.

India will take the win as good preparation for its tough upcoming matches against the likes of Australia and Great Britain. India faces Australia in its fourth match on Thursday.