India crush Korea 6-1 in Jr International Hockey tourney

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New Delhi, Jan 17 (UNI) Drag flicker Diwakar Ram scored a hat-trick as India opened their campaign with a resounding 6-1 win over South Korea in the 8-nation Junior International hockey Tournament at Kualalumpur today.

According to information received here, India outplayed their rivals in all departments of the game and dominated the procedings throughout.

Apart from Diwakar's hat trick, other goal scorers were Gurwinder Singh Chandi, Promod Kumar and Sanawar Ali (one each).

The losers reduced the margin in the dying moments of the game converting a penalty corner.

Other teams taking part in this tournament are Australia, Germany, Holland, Pakistan, New Zealand and hosts Malaysia.

India face New Zealand in their second outing tomorrow.

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