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Simranjeet’s late strike helps India hold Great Britain to 1-1 draw

Simranjeet’s late equaliser within the 57th minute ensured India remained unbeaten on the tour.

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PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 09:33 PM IST

Simranjeet Singh produced a late strike as a resilient Indian males’s hockey workforce held Great Britain to a 1-1 draw in its third match of the Europe Tour in Antwerp (Belgium), on Saturday.

Simranjeet’s late equaliser within the 57th minute ensured India remained unbeaten on the tour.

For Great Britain, Alan Forsyth scored within the 2nd quarter.

India dominated with ball possession early within the match and used laborious press to tame Great Britain’s assault.

Britain’s first actual alternative got here within the tenth minute after they earned a penalty nook however have been denied by goalkeeper PR Sreejesh who made a wonderful save.

Though each groups created numerous alternatives within the first quarter, they might not convert.

Ending the primary quarter in a 0-0 stalemate, the GB males began the second interval aggressively and received themselves one more PC, however the Indian custodian Krishan B Pathak, who changed Sreejesh for the second quarter, made an excellent save.

In return, India did create potential alternatives in Great Britain’s putting circle however could not convert.

However, inside a couple of minutes, Alan Forsyth’s strike helped Great Britain to break the impasse in the direction of the top of the second half.

A dominating begin to the third quarter noticed GB incomes back-to-back penalties, however India managed to nullify the risk. Vying for an equaliser, India penetrated twice inside Great Britain’s putting circle, however could not take advantage of out of it.

Indian males bought their rewards within the 57th minute as Simranjeet discovered the online.

India will tackle Great Britain on Monday of their fourth and closing match of the Europe Tour.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.

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