India, Britain match ends with 3-3 draw

Johor Bahru: The Indian junior men’s hockey team played out a brilliant 3-3 draw against Great Britain in their final round-robin game at the 9th Sultan of Johor Cup here on Friday. In the first quarter, India controlled the pace of the game and were at the forefront of most attacks but unable to breach the Great Britain defence in the final third.

India won the first penalty corner of the game in the 11th minute. From the injection, the ball fell to Dinachandra Singh whose shot on goal was parried by Oliver Payne in Great Britain’s goal. The two teams went into the break at 0-0. In the second quarter, India picked up pace and slowly started asserting more in the midfield.