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As It Happened: India Vs Germany, Champions Trophy Hockey

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Last Updated: June 10, 2016, 23:16 IST

A file photo of Indian men's hockey team. (Getty Images)

A file photo of Indian men's hockey team. (Getty Images)

VR Raghunath, Mandeep Singh and Harmanpreet scored for India but Germany made a brilliant comeback in the fourth quarter to play a draw in London.

India hold Olympic gold-medallist Germany to a 3-3 draw.

That's it. Brilliant comeback from Germany. India 3-3 Germany 3.

GOAL! Penalty stroke for Germany. Brilliant execution Gomoll. Germany 3-3 India.

Another penalty corner for India. Wide shot and good save from the German goalkeeper.

Mandeep misses an easy chance to make it 4-2 for India. Germany were very lucky there.

Penalty corner for Germany. India lose their referral. Eighth penalty corner in the match for them. Gomoll hits it above the goal post. Good defending from India.

End of the third quarter 3: India 3-2

9:35pm Superb effort from PR Sreejesh to deny Germany a chance to score the equaliser.

GOAL! Tom Grambusch scores his second goal. INDIA 3-2 GERMANY

GOAL! Can you believe it! India are 3-1 up against Germany. Quick goal from Harmanpreet in the second half.

9:20pm The second half kicks off. Germany looking desperate to make a comeback and score a equaliser.

End of first half: INDIA 2-1 GERMANY.

GOAL! What a run by SP Sunil to set up Mandeep Singh. Brilliant comeback from India. INDIA 2-1 GERMANY

GOAL! Thomas scores the equalizer. INDIA 1-1 GERMANY.

9:00pm: Long corner for Germany. They are looking for an equaliser but India have kept them under control. Free hit for Germany.

GOAL! SP Sunil scores. But, wait, the umpire is going for a referral. The foot was in the circle. And it is not a goal. INDIA 1-0 GERMANY.

Another penalty corner fro India just after the start of the second quarter. VR Raghunath goes far a wide shot this time but misses the target and the deflection goes for a long corner.

End of first quarter: INDIA 1-0 GERMANY.

Just two minutes left before the end of first quarter. India are looking confident after VR Raghunath's goal. Plenty of movement from India's forward line.

Penalty corner. First for India in the match. GOAL! VR Raghunath scores. What a comeback from him. INDIA 1-0 GERMANY. Indian coach is looking very happy.

8:38pm India trying to make a comeback after an attacking start from Germany. No goals yet but a lot of action.

Penalty corner for Germany. Not an ideal start for India. Good block from the Indian team, denied Germany to take an early lead.

8:30pm The game has kicked off. Bi test for India as their young side is facing the Olympic champions.

8:20pm Hello and welcome to the live updates of the hockey match between Indian and Germany at the Champions Trophy. The game kicks off in 10 minutes. Stay tuned for all the action.

The Indian hockey team will be eyeing a podium finish and would like to gain some momentum before the Rio Olympics when they take on Olympic gold-medallists Germany in FIH Hockey Champions Trophy clash on Friday.

The only Champions Trophy medal India have ever won was in 1982 at Amsterdam when they clinched a bronze.

On next seven occasions, India didn't get a podium finish as they lost crucial matches.

first published:June 10, 2016, 20:23 IST
last updated:June 10, 2016, 23:16 IST