India is going to participate in the World Hockey League semi finals being played at Antwerp, Belgium from 20th June to 5th July will be good preparation for the Indian team. It will be interesting to see the type of play the Indian team play in this tournament. India is grouped with France, Poland, Australia and Pakistan.

The Indian team did exceptionally well in the previous tournament at the Azlan Shah tournament in which the Indian team finished 3rd after a poor start in the tournament. The new found confidence has helped India perform well in the recent past and will be seeking for a good show in Belgium. Their first match will against France after which followed by Poland. The biggest match of the tournament will be against Pakistan and their last match against mighty Australia.

The Indian team won their first practice match against France while lost 2nd practice match against Belgium. This team needs to play some good hockey if they have to progress. This is their best chance to know their strengths and weakness. The captain Sardar Singh will be of great help and the Indian team must take care that they must play to their best.

While in women’s section India has to play some good hockey if they have to progress to Olympics which will be their biggest motivation. Let’s see who comes on top  

  • SHARE
    I am pavan Suresh. I have done my schooling from LPS. I am big fan of sports especially cricket and want to become a sports journalist. I want to write cricket articles.

    Related Posts

    U-17 WC: Need More Battles Of High Intensity In Japan, Feels Coach Moriyama

    Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Japan coach Yoshiro Moriyama feels the U-17 boys need more high-intensity battles at home now in order to keep improving after...

    U-17 WC: Senior Team’s Performances Not On Minds Of Germany’s Colts: Coach Wueck

    Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Germany's U-17 coach Christian Wueck on Wednesday brushed aside talk of the youth team not winning any World Cup compared to...
    Josh Hazlewood, Ashes 2017-18, Miss, JLT Sheffield Shield, Side Strain, Australia Vs England, New South Wales Blues,

    Ashes 2017-18: Struggling Josh Hazlewood to Miss First Round of JLT Sheffield Shield

    Australia fast bowling stock dealt with another blow, as fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has suffered a setback in a bid to prepare for Ashes...

    Nadal Pulls Out Of Swiss Indoors Basel Tournament

    Madrid, Oct 18 (IANS) Spanish World No.1 Rafael Nadal said he was pulling out of the Swiss Indoors Basel, an ATP 500 event that starts...

    Round-Up: Real Madrid Held By Tottenham; Sevilla Routed; Man City Stay Perfect

    Madrid/Manchester/Berlin, Oct 18 (IANS) Real Madrid could do no better than a 1-1 draw at home against Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the...