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Raghunath, Sunil score in India's 2-0 win over Netherlands

May 07, 2013 19:30 IST

Indian team began its preparations for the FIH Men's Hockey World League semi-finals with a 2-0 win over hosts Netherlands on Tuesday.

After a goalless half, India scored its opening goal through vice-captain VR Raghunath in the 55th minute.

In the 67th minute SV Sunil doubled the lead, which the side maintained till the end.

India play their next match against the hosts on Thursday.

The third round of the Hockey World League will be held in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and this tour will help the side understand the conditions there. The event will be held from June 13-23.

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