- Indian men’s hockey team beat Wales 4-1
- Harmanpreet Singh scored 3 goals in the match
- Indian hockey team reached the semi-finals
IND Hockey Team Win CWG 2022: The Indian men’s hockey team got its second consecutive win at the Commonwealth Games. He defeated Wales 4–1. Although the Wales players were very active on the field during this 60-minute game, they had to bear the brunt of lack of experience and poor strategy. This is India’s third win in four matches at the Commonwealth Games 2022. On the basis of this stellar performance, the Indian team confirmed its place in the semi-finals.
Harmanpreet Singh scored 2 goals in the second quarter
Like the previous victory against Canada, the biggest hero of the victory over Wales was Harmanpreet Singh. Although neither team scored in the first quarter, the scoreline remained 0–0 after the first 15 minutes. At the start of the second quarter, the Indian team attacked fiercely and this attack was led by defender Harmanpreet Singh. He scored two back to back goals in this quarter to give India a 2-0 lead. Defender Harmanpreet Singh scored both these goals for India.
Harmanpreet scored a hat-trick in the third quarter
There was only one goal in the third quarter, which India scored. Harmanpreet Singh once again scored this goal for the Indian team. This was his third goal in this match, which he scored with a penalty stroke. In the ongoing Commonwealth Games with this hat-trick of goals, Harmanpreet has scored 9 goals in four matches played so far.
India won the match 4-1, made it to the semi-finals
Only one goal was scored in the fourth quarter of the game. This goal was scored by Gurjant Singh, who played from the forward position for the Indian team. Five minutes before the end of the match, Wales scored a goal from a penalty corner to reduce the scoreline to 4–1. After this victory, the Indian team reached the semi-finals.
India got 3 wins in 4 matches
Earlier, Harmanpreet had scored two goals in the match against Canada. India defeated Canada 8-0 in this match. In this match too, Harmanpreet opened the account of the goal in the first quarter. He scored his second goal in this match in the fourth quarter. The Indian men’s hockey team defeated Ghana 11-0 in their first match of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. After this, the second match against England was played by the Indian team of Captain Manpreet Singh in a draw.
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