India and Pakistan have enjoyed contrast results and performances so far in the Hockey World League 2017 in England. On one hand India have won two in their two matches – beating Scotland 4-1 and Canada 3-0. Pakistan have had opposite results with two straight defeats. They started with a 0-4 loss to Netherlands and then went down 0-6 to Canada. Akashdeep Singh and Ramandeep Singh have been pivotal for India. Catch live scores and updates from India vs Pakistan in Hockey World League.
What a proud moment for the nation! This is biggest victory by margin for India in Hockey. Earlier, biggest win for India was 7-4 victory over Pakistan, on 2 occasions (Champions Trophy-Amstelveen-August 22, 2003, Commonwealth Games-Delhi-October 10, 2010).
On the other hand Pakistan’s biggest win is 7-1 victory over India, on 2 occasions (Champions Trophy-Karachi-January 3, 1980; Asian Games-Delhi-December 1, 1982).
After the win tweeter flooded with congratulatory tweets from Indians, Here are some of the tweets:
Congratulations & Thank you Indian Hockey Team. Your win today was more than heroic. 🙏🙏🙏. #HockeyWorldLeague2017
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) June 18, 2017
Indian hockey wore black armbands against Pak, condoling attacks on our Soldiers #HockeyWorldLeague2017 that's why Hockey our National Game.
— Anshul Saxena (@AskAnshul) June 18, 2017
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) June 18, 2017
Congratulations to Indian hockey team. -Sg #HockeyWorldLeague2017
— Sadhguru (@SadhguruJV) June 18, 2017
— Babita Phogat (@BabitaPhogat) June 18, 2017
Loving watching hockey for a change! Go team india 🇮🇳 #HockeyWorldLeague2017
— Maya (@sonakshisinha) June 18, 2017
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 18, 2017