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Azlan Shah hockey: India down Korea with late goal

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vishal anand
indian hockey
by vishal anand on May 26, 2012 08:19 AM

i hope yesterday win against korea will definately help our national team to overcome the agoinising defeat which came against kiwis.this will help our team to do better in the ongoing tournment in malaysia and cetainly we can look forward to london olympics as a better prepared tem

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r karthikeyan
indian sticks
by r karthikeyan on May 25, 2012 11:25 PM

indian guns are going wellin ipoh,malaysia after their 2-1 win over asian gaints

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by Ankush on May 25, 2012 07:55 PM  | Hide replies

Go India Go!!! Keep it up guys

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apurva singh
Re: Congrats!
by apurva singh on May 25, 2012 08:42 PM
well done india. you are 12th out of 118 FIH countries. compared to cricket.... 4th out of 12 countries.

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sujith kumar
Re: Re: Congrats!
by sujith kumar on May 25, 2012 09:10 PM
Good to see India win against a tricky team....
Apruva, the statement is incorrect. When comparison is done, you cannot compare apples to oranges. In the shortest format of cricket, which equates to the regular format of hockey, there are 105 official cricket playing countries and more are joining in. Check the stats @ http://icc-cricket.yahoo.net/the-icc/icc_members/overview.php.

So, while we should rejoice the Indian wins in other sport (which is happening, still slower than what we expect), we cannot outrightly rule the fact we are better in cricket and it moves the country more than any other sport.
Best is to enjoy the wins which we are getting in other sports and expect better management to take them forward.

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Re: Re: Re: Congrats!
by attacker on May 26, 2012 10:32 AM
in football, we are at ard 160th position, still we have a craze for football, this is called popularity.. just by officially registering as cricket playing nation doesnt matter... cricket is mostly played in india, pakistan, sri-lanka, bangladesh... and not more than a dozen country even know whats cricket is... thats why cricket is not in olympics... and, in cricket india is a big failure after wasting so much money and time we won world cup after 3 decades... and above all cricket is not power sports like football, hockey, tennis... cricket is not an athletic sports, its a sluggish sports fit for indian lazy people.

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ankur mukherjee
by ankur mukherjee on May 25, 2012 07:50 PM

well done and keep it up. Go India go.

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