Four Nations Invitational Hockey: Wayward India survive scare against Japan to walk away with 4-2 win
The amount of turn-overs that India gave to Japan, especially in the third and fourth quarters, any other team with a better co-ordinated effort upfront would have punished India.
Four Nations Invitational Hockey: India fail to solve Belgium equation yet again after narrow loss in final
It’s not an hour of despair with India trying some really talented youngsters, but the equations that have become so complex against Belgium need to be solved.
Nikkin Thimmaiah scored a brace as the Indian men's hockey team got the better of Malaysia 4-2 to register its first win in the round robin encounter of the Four Nations Invitational tournament.
Seeing their lead evaporate, India played a scrappy game. The midfield suddenly started making errors and the Aussies capitalised on those, rattling the Indian defence.