HWL: Inconsistent Team India eye better show against Germany

Dec 04, 2017, 08:30 IST | PTI

Inconsistency has been plaguing Indian hockey for quite some time and the hosts need to address it before squaring off against Rio Olympic bronze medallist Germany in their final pool match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final here today

Inconsistency has been plaguing Indian hockey for quite some time and the hosts need to address it before squaring off against Rio Olympic bronze medallist Germany in their final pool match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final here today. Outstanding in one match but disastrous in another, near-perfect in one game but sloppy in the next — this has been Indian men's hockey team's sorry tale for the last few years.

Indian players during a training session yesterday. Pic/PTI
Indian players during a training session yesterday. Pic/PTI

With one draw and one loss, India is currently at the bottom in Pool 'B' with one point. The pool is being led by the Germans who have four points from one win and a draw. Even though the pool matches are there only to decide who plays whom in the quarter-finals, the Indians will be desperate to prove their critics wrong.

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