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Commonwealth Games, India vs South Africa, Men’s Hockey Semi-Final 1 Live Updates: India Lead South Africa 2-0 In Men’s Hockey Semi-Final | Commonwealth Games News

Commonwealth Games, India vs South Africa, Men’s Hockey Semi-Final 1 Live Updates: India Lead South Africa 2-0 In Men’s Hockey Semi-Final | Commonwealth Games News

CWG Live: India lead South Africa 2-0 in the men’s hockey semi-final.© AFP

CWG 2022, IND vs SA, Men’s Hockey Semi-Final Live Updates: India lead South Africa by two goals to nil at the end of the second quarter in the ongoing men’s hockey semi-final clash at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. After a goalless first quarter, India scored twice in the second quarter. Abhishek opened the scoring before Mandeep Singh made it 2-0 after a fine solo goal. Earlier, India had the majority of the possession but failed to take the lead in the first quarter. India have remained unbeaten in the tournament so far, registering three wins and a draw. South Africa, on the other hand, have recorded two victories and a draw and a loss. As per the current scenario, Manpreet Singh led-side will be overwhelming favourites against world no.13 South Africa. India finished at the top of Pool B while South Africa ended their group stage campaign on the second spot. The winner of the semi-final match will be facing the winner of the other semi-final match, which will be played between Australia and England. The losers of the both the matches will be squaring off in the bronze medal match.

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Here are the LIVE Updates of the India vs South Africa Men’s Hockey Semi-Final 1 match from the University Of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Centre

  • 23:11 (IST)

    Goal! India take a 2-0 lead with Mandeep

    And Mandeep makes it 2-0 after a fine solo run. He slots his effort past the goalie to extend India’s lead

  • 23:09 (IST)

    Excellent save from close range

    Another good chance for India but the South Africa goalie has denied them from extending the lead. It remains 1-0

  • 23:04 (IST)

    Goal for India

    India take the lead as Abhishek’s backhand from the curve of the box sneaks inside the goal post. 

  • 22:52 (IST)

    End of the first quarter

    Double save from the South African goalie! Keeps India at bay after two penalty corners. That’s the end of the first quarter. It remains 0-0

  • 22:38 (IST)

    CWG Live: Lively Start

    After five minutes, it’s 0-0 between India and South Africa in the first quarter!

  • 21:35 (IST)

    CWG Live: HELLO

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the men’s hockey semi-final 1 between India and South Africa. Stay tuned for live updates.

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