New Delhi: Indian hockey team on Monday settled with a Silver medal after losing to Australia 7-0 to win the gold medal in Men's hockey Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.
Two goals for Ephraums, Anderson and one each for Wickham, Govers and Ogilvie. On the other hand, for India, Sreejesh saved 9 shots of 16 shots.
Mandeep Singh played a poor pass into the centre of the goal and notably, it was a Poor day in defence and the attack had become hapless.
The scoreline could have been higher in Australia's favour, but PR Sreejesh put in some stunning saves for India in a match, where the likes of Manpreet Singh and Harmanpreet Singh were kept silent.
Notably, ever since the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham started, Australia is dominating as it has consistently topped the medal table.
Australian players have won a total of 177 medals including 66 gold medals which makes the country ahead of host country England with 56 gold medals. English athletes have so far won a total of 173 medals, including 56 gold.
Notably, Canadian athletes have performed exceptionally well in the games and bagged 92 medals including 26 gold so far. New Zealand is at the fifth position with 49 total medals of which 20 are gold medals and India is at the fourth position with 61 medals of which 22 are gold medals.
Notably, as many as seven players from Assam will participate in the Commonwealth Games 2022.
The games witnessed participation from 72 countries, featuring more than 4500 players competing with each other for a podium finish.
Of these, around 7 players from Assam such as Lovlina Borgohain, Hima Das, Shiv Thapa, Popi Hazarika, Tania Chowdhury, Nayanmani Saikia, and Mridul Borgohain will also participate in the games.
The event will be held till August 8 and a 215-member Indian contingent of which 111 male players and 104 female players will CWG 2022.