India junior boys held on to beat Argentina by 3-2

India Junior Men Team held on to beat Argentina by 3-2 after taking early lead in the game in the ongoing 5th Sultan of Johor Cup at Johor Bahru today.

Arman Qureshi of India in action against Argentina during Sultan of Johor Cup 2015 in Johor Bahru

Arman Qureshi of India in action against Argentina during Sultan of Johor Cup 2015 in Johor Bahru

After winning start against Pakistan and defeat by the hands of Great Britain, Indian colts maintained their positive result against the Latin Americans and defeated them in all aspects of the game. Armaan, Gurjant and Nilkanta scored for India while Casena and Keenan scored for Argentina in well contested match. Continue reading →

India vs Pakistan: Big Game, Only for Pride and Rivalry?

India Vs Pakistan, a big game, sometime bigger than tournaments, is in offing at Sultan Azlan Shah Stadium, Ipoh, Malaysia on 31st May, 2012 at 15.35 IST in the 21st Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. But more or less, it will not have much effect on the tournament results as both the teams are almost out of contention for a berth in Final, as the winner of India Vs Pakistan has very less chance to make it to finals depending on the results of other matches with permutations and combinations.

India Pakistan Flags“Is it really big and worth for such a hype, when both India and Pakistan, earlier power house of Hockey for decades, are struggling to make a respectable place in current times? India and Pakistan should make use of the status of their game, not only to make it source of their income (cause money matters) by playing regularly on home and away basis series, but also by collaborating for knowledge sharing as both sides play similar style of hockey.
Awaiting for outcome of next big game India Vs Pakistan in IPOH :)” Continue reading →