Injury-hit India face big test against World No 1 Germany
After two consecutive wins against England (3-1) and New Zealand (4-2) , India are atop Pool A. However, it was learnt yesterday that coach Michael Nobbs could have a selection headache against the Germans, as midfielder Manpreet Singh and striker SV Sunil suffered injuries in Sunday’s match against New Zealand.
India are the only side in the tournament to have won both their matches, leading the group with six points. All other teams in India’s group have lost at least one match, with Germany and England both having three points from two outings. In FIH’s new format for the Champions Trophy devised last year, all eight teams qualify for the quarter-finals.