Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 26 : The Indian junior mens hockey workforce misplaced Three-Four to Australia in a excessive scoring encounter of their fourth match of the seventh Sultan of Johor Cup on the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium right here on Thursday.
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Dilpreet Singh (30th and 47th minutes) and Sanjay (ninth) scored for India however targets from Joel Rintala (third), Coby Inexperienced (36th), Jonathan Bretherton (45th) and Nathan Ephraums (49th) had been sufficient for Australia to win.
Australia dominated the proceedings initially as they attacked the Indian defence to begin on a brilliant observe. This resulted within the Australians successful a penalty nook within the third minute, which was properly transformed by Rintala. Rishabh Pant together with his Household See Extra..
After conceding an early purpose, the Indians stepped up their efforts within the latter half of the primary quarter and received a penalty nook within the ninth minute which was completed off by Sanjay to degree the rating at 1-1. The sport was properly balanced all through the second quarter as each defences confirmed resilience.