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CWG 2014: India beat Scotland 6-2 in hockey, to face Aus next

By Ians

Glasgow, July 26: The Indian men's hockey team defeated Scotland 6-2 in their second Pool A match of the Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here Saturday.

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After drubbing Wales 3-1 in the opener, India delivered a strong performance to drub the hosts and go top of their group with six points.

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Penalty corner specialists Rupinder Pal Singh and V.R. Raghunath scored a brace each while Gurbaj Singh and Gurwinder Chandi scored a field goal each.

Nicholas Parkes and Kenny Bain scored for the hosts.

India will take on defending champions Australia in their third game of the pool. The latter decimated Wales 7-1 in an earlier game on Saturday. India lost 0-8 in the final of the Delhi Commonwealth Games four years ago.

IANS

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Story first published: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 22:30 [IST]
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