Indian men’s hockey team continued its winning run at the ongoing Hockey World Cup 2018, in the last Pool C match at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, on Saturday.
India has now secured a place in the quarter-finals which will be played at the same venue on Thursday.
Lalit Upadhyay scored a double, while Harmanpreet Singh, Chinglensana Singh and Amit Rohidas contributed with a goal each that put India on the top of the Pool C table.
This was India’s second win in three matches in this tournament. In Pool C, India finished on top with seven points, same as Belgium, but with a goal difference of +9 as against their +5. Canada and South Africa both had a point each but Canada joined Belgium in the crossovers with a better goal difference.
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