The Indian hockey team had to beat Indonesia 15-0 to qualify for the Super 4 stage, but ended up beating their rivals 16-0. Their impressive victory over Indonesia helped the Indian team secure a place in the Super 4 round. Their victory also knocked Pakistan out of the competition.
Playing at the GBK Jakarta Sports Complex Hockey Stadium, Dipsan Tirkey scored four goals, while Sudev Belimagga scored a hat-trick. Pawan Rajbar, SV Sunil and Karthi Selvam each scored twice, while Uttam Singh, Neelam Sanjiep Exis and Birendra Lakra each scored once.
The news of India’s stunning win in the Asian Hockey Cup has shocked hockey fans. It’s their reaction.
The Indian hockey team must beat Indonesia 15-0 to qualify for the AFC Super Cup 4. Guess? We won 16-0 to qualify and kick arch-rival Pakistan out of the competition. New team with many recruits in the team: Team India Bravo! Hello India!
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) May 26, 2022
India need 15-goal margin to knock Pakistan out of tournament #Asiakohohoki 2022 We won 16-0 against the Indonesian hosts. What a victory but I can’t control my laughter
— Sushant Mehta (@SushantNMehta) May 26, 2022
India beat Indonesia 16-0 to qualify for the Super 4 #AsiaCupHockey2022. This means Japan, South Korea and Malaysia will qualify for the 2023 FIH World Cup. India will qualify as hosts. Pakistan absent from the 2023 World Cup of Hockey
– Viren Rasquinha May 26, 2022
Great view in Jakarta
Before the match, India needed to win by a margin of 15 goals to qualify.
— Thivio (@thiview) May 26, 2022
You dominated all areas of the game. It was a divine sight.
My best wishes for your next project. https://t.co/1IkxdVUgUY
— Shivraj Singh Chauhan (@ChouhanShivraj) May 26, 2022
India will now meet Japan in a Super 4 clash on May 28 at 5:00 PM IST. The match will be broadcast live on Star Sports Select 2 SD+HD and Disney+Hotstar.
“Thinker. Food advocate. Incurable coffee enthusiast. Communicator. Proud student. Zombie buff. Tv fanatic. Extreme troublemaker.”