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In the first quarter-final of the day, Germany eked out a narrow 3-1 win over Spain in the shoot-out after both the teams were locked at 2-2 in regulation time, before Argentina beat Netherlands 2-1.
Men's Junior Hockey World Cup: Pakistan thrash USA 18-2 to qualify for 9-12th place classification match
Already out of the knockout stage, it turned out to be a goalfest for Pakistan as Rana (27th, 33rd, 35th, 54th minutes) found the net four times, while Abuzar (14th, 28th, 57th) struck three field goals to toy with USA defence
Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Pep talk from Manpreet, Harman egged India colts after France disappointment
Tournament favourites India were stunned by underdogs France 4-5 in their opening match of the premier junior tournament before the title holders bounced back in style to thrash Canada 13-1
Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Title holders India seek inspiration from Olympic bronze medallist seniors
The India junior side, which got the opportunity to stay, train and play matches against seniors, would look to wrap up the successful 2021 season by retaining the title, which would be its third
Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Teams, schedule, live streaming and everything else you need to know
Defending champions India will be hosting the Men's Junior World Cup for a third consecutive time, and enter the event as one of the strong favourites.
Pakistan team was accorded a warm welcome by Hockey India upon arrival.
The junior showpiece event will be played at the Kalinga Stadium here from 24 November to 5 December. Hosts India are the defending champions.
The Health Ministry, however, stated that all the arriving teams will have to follow necessary health safety COVID-19 protocols.
Pakistan's last appearance in India in any hockey event was in 2018 when the senior team participated in the men's World Cup.
India and Pakistan share one of the fiercest rivalries in world hockey and the international federation does not want to miss out on the chance to cash in on a high-voltage contest during next year's senior men's World Cup.
Rajiv Mishra is probably, still travelling on trains in and around Benares, checking tickets. Not long ago, people actually bought tickets to watch him.
Favourites India on Thursday had a narrow escape against Spain in the quarter-finals of Junior Hockey World Cup, but team manager Roelant Oltmans and head coach Harendra Singh feel that the hosts were deserving winners.
Favourites India overcame a goal deficit to edge out Spain 2-1 thereby sealing a semi-final spot in the men's Junior Hockey World Cup, in Lucknow tonight.
Strict disciplinarian Roelant Oltmans imposes a fine of Rs 500 on any player, who is late for their training sessions, get-togethers or official functions.
Hockey Junior World Cup: India coach not happy with team's display against SA despite reaching quarters
Indian team's head coach Harendra Singh termed the display against South Africa as a wake-up call ahead of the knockout stages of the men's Hockey Junior World Cup.
Favourites India maintained their unbeaten run in the tournament and eked out a fighting 2-1 win over a spirited South Africa in their final Pool D match to book a place in the quarterfinals of the men's Junior Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Astroturf stadium, in Lucknow on Monday.
Both Spain and New Zealand ended their pool engagements with four points from three matches but it was the Spaniards who sailed through to the knock-out stages.
Hosts India started their campaign on a resounding note spanking Canada 4-0 in their opening Pool D match of the Junior Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium, in Lucknow on Thursday.
Adverse weather conditions today forced the International Hockey Federation to reschedule the evening match timings of the men's Junior Hockey World Cup, which began at the Major Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium.
The FIH dropped Pakistan from the Junior World Cup which began on Thursday in Lucknow insisting it had failed to send in its confirmation by the given deadline and Malaysia has replaced the Green Shirts.