India ‘A’ men’s team win against Western Australia with 4-1

Vastavam web:  India ‘A’ men’s team began their Australian Hockey League campaign with a 4-1 win over Western Australia here today.Armaan Qureshi (6th minute), Affan Yousuf (30th), Amit Rohidas (45th) and Talwinder Singh (50th) were the goal- scorers for India as the visitors registered an emphatic win.The visitors were awarded an early penalty corner in the sixth minute which was converted by Armaan Qureshi to give the side a 1-0 lead. The scoreline remained the same at the end of first quarter.
Western Australia were awarded a penalty corner in the second quarter but they could not make the most of it as India’s goalkeeper Krishan Pathak made a great save to deny the opposition.India continued to dominate the match, producing some slick passing which brought rewards to them. Affan Yousuf finished off a brilliant field goal in the 30th minute to give India a two-goal cushion at the end of second quarter.The visitors continued putting pressure on the Western Australia team as they scored a fourth through Talwinder Singh in the 50th minute to ensure that the match was sealed in their favour.Western Australia’s Liam Flynn scored a field goal in the 56th minute which served as a consolation for them.