India tame Netherlands 2-0 in hockey

May 08, 2013, 01:19 IST | Agencies

The Indian team began its preparations for the FIH Men's Hockey World League semi-finals on a positive note after beating hosts Netherlands 2-0 yesterday courtesy goals from vice-captain VR Raghunath and striker SV Sunil.

The third round (semi-finals) of the Hockey World League will be held in Rotterdam from June 13-23. 

After a goalless first half, Raghunath scored in the 55th minute and Sunil sealed the game for India three minutes before time. India will now play another match against the hosts tomorrow. 

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