Commonwealth Games 2018: India beat Malaysia 2-1 to reach men’s hockey semifinals

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GOLD COAST: India on Tuesday defeated Malaysia 2-1 in a Pool B match of the men’s hockey tournament at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Australia’s Gold Coast here on Tuesday.

Harmanpreet Singh (3rd, 43rd minutes) converted a couple of penalty corner while the experienced Faizal Saari reduced the deficit for Malaysia.

This is India’s second consecutive win of their current campaign.

They had squandered a 2-0 lead to be held to a last-gasp 2-2 draw by arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening match.

The Indians then defeated Wales 4-3 in a high scoring encounter.

India now have seven points from three matches. With 10 Gold, India are currently on the third spot in the overall medals tally.  

Following is India’s schedule on Day 6 of competitions at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

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Men’s 50m Rifle Prone Qualification
Gagan Narang (4:30 IST)
Chain Singh
Women’s 25m Pistol Qualification Precision
Annu Singh (4:30 IST)
Heena Sidhu

HOCKEY

Women Pool A
India vs South Africa…

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