India’s junior hockey team registered an unbelievable victory over weak United States of America (USA) team by scoring 22-0 at the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia on Wednesday.
The insane score of 22 goals included 4 hat-tricks and 10 scorers. This was their second biggest win in international hockey beating USA 22-0 as only in 1932, India was able to beat the USA by 24-1.
India completely swept the match away with their 10 goal scorers side viz, Dilpreeet Singh, Maninder Singh, Harmanjit Singh, Pratap Lakra, Vishal Antil, Rabichandra Moirangthem, Abhishek Raushan Kumar, Vivek Prasad and Shilanand Lakra.
A total of four hat-tricks were registered in the match. Out of the scorers, Harmanjeet scored the most(5) goals in that match, followed by Abhishek, Vishal, Dilpreet as each of them registered a hat-trick.
The highlight of the match was India’s invincible performance in the third quarter as they scored nine goals in 15 minutes which saw the crowd at the stadium getting super entertained.
With this, India was successfully able to list their third consecutive win of the 7th Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium. As they started off this league with an amazing victory over Japan 3-2, then defeated hosts Malaysia 2-1 on Tuesday.
They will next face Australia on Thursday and then Great Britain in their final league match on Saturday.