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Indian Men’s Hockey Team Suffers Defeat with 2-4 Loss to Australia

In a thrilling second game of the series, the Indian men’s hockey team was defeated 2-4 by Australia in Perth. Jeremy Hayward and Jacob Anderson were among the scorers for Australia, while Jugraj Singh and Captain Harmanpreet Singh found the net for India.

The match kicked off with Australia taking an early lead through Jeremy Hayward’s penalty corner conversion. Despite India’s strong counterattacks, Australia managed to maintain their lead. Jugraj Singh equalized for India before Captain Harmanpreet Singh put them ahead just before halftime.

Australia fought back in the third quarter with goals from Hayward, Anderson, and Ephraums, taking a 4-2 lead. India tried to stage a comeback but Australia’s solid defense held firm, securing a 4-2 victory.

The Indian team will have another chance to bounce back in their third game against Australia on April 10. This defeat serves as a learning experience for the team as it prepares for upcoming matches in the series.

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