Germany will meet England in the fourth quarterfinal match in Bhubaneswar on January 25.
Senior officials of the Commissionerate Police said that out of the total four accused, three are from outside Odisha. The accused were selling the hockey match tickets at an exorbitant price and were minting money.
The match ended in a 3-3 draw in the regulation time. In the ensuing shoot-out, the match also ended in a 3-3 tie again. However, New Zealand had the upper edge in the sudden death.
Spain will lock horns with formidable Australia in the quarterfinals on January 24.
As per Aikman, there are two main reasons behind the decline of Pakistan hockey.
PC conversion is down from 23.9% at the same stage during the last edition of the World Cup in 2018.
Prabodh Tirkey confirmed the robbery and said his medals, TV set, computer and gold ornaments among other valuables were looted from his government quarters.
Resentment is brewing among residents as the statues of eminent personalities at important streets seem to have been forgotten amid the race for giving a new facelift to Bhubaneswar.
In the absence of Hardik, the performance of senior players like Mandeep Singh and Akashdeep will be key for the hosts.
Going by India’s performance in their last three pool matches, penalty corner conversion remains a huge concern for the hosts.
Moreover, the losing teams in the crossovers will be eliminated from the competition. Subsequently, they will play the 9-16th place classification matches.
Niklas Wellen was awarded player of the match for his splendid hat-trick.
While Victor Charlet scored four goals for France including a hat-trick, Della Torre Nicolas struck thrice for Argentina.
Reid admitted that India missed the high energy and creative brilliance of midfielder Hardik Singh against the spirited Wales.
Blake Govers struck four goals including a hat-trick to lead Australia’s dominance.