India lose to Great Britain in Olympic test event

Updated: 04 May 2012 10:32 IST

The Indian men's hockey team suffered a second straight defeat, losing 2-4 to hosts Great Britain in the test event for the London Olympic Qualifiers in London.  

India lose to Great Britain in Olympic test event
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The Indian men's hockey team suffered a second straight defeat, losing 2-4 to hosts Great Britain in the test event for the London Olympic Qualifiers in London.

India conceded two goals in the first 11 minutes with British striker Rob Moore and Simon Mantell doing the early damage on Thursday.

VR Raghunath brought back into the game by converting a penalty corner but Ashley Jackson scored twice in three minutes to give the hosts the decisive edge.

Drag-flicker Sandeep Singh also scored but the Indians were thoroughly outplayed by the Brits, who recorded their first win of the tournament, in the final analysis.

India had earlier lost 0-3 to world champions Australia in their tournament opener yesterday.

India will next Germany in their last league encounter on Saturday.

Topics : Hockey Olympics 2012 India
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