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'Jugraj was a man possessed'

August 23, 2003 15:15 IST

'Jugraj was a man possessed'

Jugraj not only converted two penalty corners, he played the role of game-opener to perfection. He is a very important member of the team, and probably shouldn't be used as the chaser when the opposition gets a penalty corner, says Jagbir Singh.

Fry day for Pakistan

India's forward line finally clicked and in its last league match against Pakistan, it came up with its finest display for an amazing 7-4 win. The score-line also meant it was the highest number of goals scored by India against Pakistan in a single match.

Best game in 13-year career: Dhanraj Pillay

Skipper Dhanraj Pillay and coach Rajinder Singh described India's win against Pakistan in the 25th Champions Trophy hockey tournament as one of the best ever.

Simply thrilling, even if too much too late

The clouds began gathering in the morning. It drizzled when the teams warmed up. The world body announced a new brand name.

Travelling miles to watch India play Pakistan

It's a full house for the India-Pakistan match and the organisers are smiling. The overwhelming fan following has meant that Friday's game was without doubt the showcase event of the tournament.

Our gold lining in Amsterdam cloud

It was billed as the match of the tournament and, at the end, the full house gave both teams a standing ovation. And, as a special gesture, the organisers put on Punjabi pop on the PA system.

India's victory sparks celebrations

Alcohol, emotions and victory made for a deadly cocktail here on Friday night at the Wagener Stadium as the Indian supporters launched into frenzied partying following the team's win against arch-rivals Pakistan.

Pak commentators praise India's performance

The Indian hockey team which put up a resurgent performance to win against Pakistan on Friday in the Champions Trophy earned the praise of Pakistan commentators.

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Sub: awesome performance

yeah truly it was awesome performance from jugraj and team mates. it was never looked like winning the match without jugraj. he defended well , ...

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