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The Indian hockey team, led by Manpreet Singh, came to the Commonwealth Games with the hope of achieving the goal medal.

Team India played in Group B with England, Canada, Wales, and Ghana.

All the matches were going to be played at the University of Birmingham Hockey, Birmingham.

First Match

IND played their first match against Ghana on July 31st.

IND started to dominate the match from the start itself, as Abhishek scored the goal in the 2nd minute.

The players of the Indian team dominated the game as Harmanpreet Singh struck three goals and Jugraj Singh two goals.

IND won the match by an 11-0 goal against Ghana.

Second Match

IND played their second match against England on August 1st.

It match was a tough one to win single-handedly.

The ENG team fought hard, as did team IND. Mandeep Singh hit two goals in a frequent time interval.

The match ended in a draw of 4-4 goals.

Third Match

IND played their third match against Canada on August 3rd.

The players struck again from the start. Once again, Harmanpreet Singh hit the first goal in the 7th minute.

Harmanpreet and Akashdeep Singh hit two goals each and helped IND win the match 8-0.

Fourth Match

IND played their fourth match against Wales on August 4th.

Harmanpreet Singh hit two back-to-back goals in the 18th and 19th minutes and pushed the Wales team backward.

In the end, with the help of three goals by Harmanpreet, IND won the match 4-1.

Semi-finals

The semi-finals were played against South Africa on August 6th.

SA was giving a tough fight as goals were coming from both sides.

IND led the scoreboard as the neck-to-neck game came to an end, and IND won by 3-2.

Finals

The finals were played against Australia on August 8th.

The Australian players played well against the Indian players as they started to score from the start.

In the end, Australian players defeated Indian players 7-0.

The Indian team won the silver medal at the end of the Hockey in CommonWealth games.

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