India vs Wales, Hockey World Cup 2023 Highlights: India beat Wales but finish second in Pool D, face NZ for QF spot | hockey news

India vs Wales, Men's Hockey World Cup 2023 Highlights: India beat Wales but finish second in Pool D, face NZ for QF spot

Hockey World Cup: India beat Wales 4-2 in their Pool D match© Twitter




India vs England, Hockey World Cup 2023 Highlights: India beat Wales 4-2 in a Pool D match of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 at the Birsa Munda Stadium in Rourkela. Akashdeep Singh was the star for India as he scored two goals. Apart from him, Shamser Singh and Harmanpreet Singh scored one goal each. For Wales, Gareth Furlong and Jacob Draper scored a goal apiece to give India a tough challenge but ultimately the hosts had the last laugh. India will now face New Zealand in a crossover game on Sunday to fight for a place in the quarter-finals.

Here are the highlights of India vs Wales Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 live from Birsa Munda Stadium, Rourkela.







  • 21:09 (IST)

    HWC Live: India beat Wales

    India beat Wales 4-2 in Men’s Hockey World Cup Pool D match. Shamsher Singh, Akashdeep Singh, and Harmanpreet Singh scored for India as the hosts now face New Zealand in a crossover game on Sunday to fight for a place in the quarterfinals.

  • 21:07 (IST)

    HWC Live: GOAL!!!

    GOAL!!! India scored another goal to lead 4-2 against Wales. Harmanpreet Singh brilliantly blasted a shot on target in the penalty corner as India scored their fourth goal in the last minute of the game.

    Live Score: IND 4: WAL 2 (59″)

  • 21:01 (IST)

    HWC Live: No goals for India

    Abhishek received a pass from Shamsher Singh and made one towards the target. However, the match official took a referral and the goal was disallowed as Abhishek’s shot hit Gareth Furlong in the knee before the ball went in.

  • 20:49 (IST)

    HWC Live: GOAL!!!

    GOAL!!! India started the last quarter of the game on a great note as Akashdeep Singh struck again and scored a goal. He receives a great pass from Sukhjit and unleashes a shot on target. India is ahead again.

    Live Score: IND 3: WAL 2 (45″)

  • 20:47 (IST)

    HWC Live: GOAL!!!

    GOAL!!! What a moment for Wales as they score an equaliser. Gareth Furlong launched a drag-flick which Jacob Draper used perfectly and found the bottom-right corner.

    Live Score: IND 2: WAL 2 (44″)

  • 20:43 (IST)

    HWC Live: GOAL!!!

    GOAL!!! Wales finally breathed a sigh of relief as Gareth Furlong gave them their first break. He took a drag-flick towards goal and scored the first goal for Wales.

    Live Score: IND 2: WAL 1 (42″)

  • 20:30 (IST)

    HWC Live: Good defense from Wales

    India get a penalty corner and Varun Kumar brings in a drag flick but his effort goes in vain as the Wales defender makes a great save and the shot is blocked. India could not take a 3-0 lead against Wales.

  • 20:24 (IST)

    HWC Live: GOAL!!!

    GOAL!!! Akashdeep Singh receives a great pass from Mandeep Singh inside the D and he brings a strike towards goal. India took a 2-0 lead in the second half.

    Live Score: IND 2: WAL 0 (32″)

  • 20:17 (IST)

    HWC Live: 3rd Quarter Start

    The third quarter of the Pool D match between India and Wales begins. India are 1-0 up and will look to score more goals if they want to win by 8 goals to advance to the quarter finals.

  • 20:09 (IST)

    HWC Live: End of 2nd quarter

    It marks the end of the second quarter of the Pool D match between India and Wales India lead 1-0 after Shamser Singh strikes brilliantly and scores a goal. Wales will now look to create chances to equalize in the second half of the game.

  • 20:02 (IST)

    HWC Live: GOAL!!!

    India capitalized fully on a penalty corner as Harmanpreet Singh took a drag-flick, which was blocked but Shamsher Singh made a quick save to put the ball into the net as the hosts went 1-0 up against Wales in the second quarter.

    Live Score: IND 1: WAL 0 (21″)

  • 19:50 (IST)

    HWC Live: 2nd quarter begins

    The second quarter of the Pool D match between India and Wales begins. Both teams are eager to take the lead.

  • 19:49 (IST)

    HWC Live: End of 1st quarter

    This marks the end of the 1st quarter of the Pool D match between India and Wales After a fiercely contested first 15 minutes of the game, both teams were tied at 0-0.

  • 19:45 (IST)

    HWC Live: Good save from Toby Reynolds-Cotterill

    Defender Neelkant Sharma dribbled the ball perfectly inside the Wales D. However, goalkeeper Toby Reynolds-Cotterill played a crucial role and successfully avoided the oncoming threat. The Welsh goalkeeper made a great save.

  • 19:42 (IST)

    HWC Live: Good defense from Neelkant Sharma

    Wales are enjoying most of the possession and dribble the ball into India’s D. However, defender Neelkant Sharma avoided the impending danger and denied Wales a great chance to score. 12 minutes up and both teams looking at a goal.

  • 19:36 (IST)

    HWC Live: Good save from Reynolds-Cotterill

    Akashdeep Singh created a good chance to score and had a shot on target but his effort failed as Wales goalkeeper Toby Reynolds-Cotterill made a brilliant save to deny India the chance to take the lead.

  • 19:27 (IST)

    HWC Live: We’re underway

    The Pool D match between India and Wales begins at the Birsa Munda Stadium in Rourkela.

  • 19:07 (IST)

    HWC Live: Netherlands register record-breaking win

    The Netherlands qualified for the quarter-finals of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 after defeating Chile 14-0 in a Pool C match. On the other hand, Malaysia beat New Zealand 3-2.

  • 19:03 (IST)

    HWC Live: Important match for both teams

    India drew goalless against England in their previous match and now need to beat Wales by 8 goals to top the Pool D points table and directly into the quarter finals.

  • 18:30 (IST)

    HWC Live: Hello and welcome

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 Pool D match between India and Wales, live from Birsa Munda Stadium, Rourkela. Stay with us for all live updates.

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