New Delhi, Oct 25: It is an unthinkable scoreline in hockey, but it happened. And guess what, India did it. The American hockey team was thrashed 0-22 by India on Wednesday in the Sultan of Johor Cup 2017 at Johor Bahru in Malaysia. This is the third successive win for India in the tournament.
For India, four players who scored a hat-trick are Vishal Antil, Dilpreet Singh, Harmanjit Singh and Abhishek. Harmanjit was top scorer with five goals, followed by Abhishek with four goals. Vishal and Dipreet scored thrice each. Maninder Singh scored two goals, while Pratap Lakra, Rabichandra Moirangthem, Raushan Kumar, Shilanand Lakra and Vivek Prasad scored a goal each.
In their first match, India won 3-2 against Japan and then defeated hosts Malaysia 2-1. India will meet Australia on Thursday, and in the last league match will meet Great Britain on Saturday.