Match from Pakistan was specifically memorable: Tushar Khandker
“We experienced geared up very well. We took on Malaysia, Scotland, Australia and Pakistan in the group phases. The match towards Pakistan was especially memorable as we decimated them 7-4 in the ultimate video game of the group phases. We have been all billed up in particular due to the fact this was the 1st time due to the fact the 1982 Asian Games one thing major like this was remaining held in India and all individuals in the nation ended up enthusiastic about the Game titles.
“We performed specifically how we needed in the group stages and the knock-out phases as every single player followed the recreation approach perfectly in each individual match. In the remaining also we performed effectively for the first 20 minutes, regrettably just after that the score line was not wonderful. But yeah, our journey to the Remaining was outstanding. We experienced a truly very good time through the video games since we experienced so significantly aid at the stadiums, and that was the very first time we won the Silver Medal at the Commonwealth Game titles, the memory will usually stick with me,” stated Khandker.
Silver medal in Glasgow was special: Manpreet
Captain Manpreet Singh and charismatic goalkeeper PR Sreejesh also took some time out to share some of their memorable Commonwealth Games times.
Manpreet, who was part of the Indian squad that featured at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Online games, in reality performed a vital purpose in midfield for India on their way to Silver Medal in 2014. He recalls the campaign fondly, “The Silver Medal in Glasgow was distinctive, Rupinder and Ramandeep were in wonderful form at the tournament, and we were being unplayable at details in the course of our Commonwealth Video games marketing campaign.
“Even my intention towards South Africa has been etched into my memory, as I was able to add to the group and scored my first intention at these a key celebration. That goal gave me self confidence that I belong on the greatest levels of Hockey. The Birmingham Video games will be my 3rd Commonwealth Games and with any luck , 3rd instances the appeal, so we will arrive back household with the Gold,” reported Manpreet.
This will also be PR Sreejesh’s 3rd Commonwealth Game titles, he recalled some exclusive moments from the 2018 Commonwealth Game titles, where by India finished 4th.
Recall each and every and each individual detail: Sreejesh remembers 2018 CWG
Sreejesh mentioned, “We narrowly missed out on the Bronze in 2018 as we misplaced 2-1 to England in a gripping sport for the Medal. In spite of that our team phase video games have been exhilarating from the first match from Pakistan to the last video game towards England that we won, I remember every single and each individual detail about our marketing campaign.
“We also obtained to pay a visit to the wonderful shores of Australia just after the campaign where the players bonded and mirrored on their efficiency, which will undoubtedly provide as a good motivator this time all over,” reported Sreejesh.
India take on Ghana in opener
The Indian Men’s workforce has presently achieved Birmingham for the Commonwealth Game titles on Saturday (July 23rd) to get component in the marquee function, with the hockey event scheduled to start out from July 29th.
The Indian workforce, captained by Manpreet Singh, will square off in opposition to Ghana (20:30 IST) in the opening match on July 31, right before playing England (20:30 IST) on August 1, and Canada (18:30 IST) on August 3 in the pool stage.