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CWG 2022: India Win Silver In Men’s Hockey, Lose 0-7 To Australia In Final

Up against the rampaging Australians, Indians struggled to get their act right in the summit showdown, which turned out to be completely lopsided.

CWG 2022: Hockey Final IND vs AUS
India’s Nilakanta Sharma controls the ball during the men’s hockey final match between India and Australia, at the Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG), in Birmingham, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. (PTI Photo)

Birmingham: India settled for the silver medal in men’s hockey after losing to Australia 0-7 in a one-sided final at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Monday.

The goals were scored by Blake Govers, Nathan Ephraums, Jacob Anderson, Tom Wickham and Fynn Ogilvie.

Up against the rampaging Australians, Indians struggled to get their act right in the summit showdown, which turned out to be completely lopsided.

Australia scored the first goal of the game in the the first quarter, having started the final on a dominating note.

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Australia were 2-0 at the end of the first quarter, with Ephraums scoring the second goal for the six-time CWG champions.

They continued to dominate the game and scored five more goals to extend their domination at the multi-sport sporting extravaganza.