Vice-captain Sreejesh led India to a resounding victory over strong Koreans. While Mandeep and Raghunath scored two goals, Sreejesh saved many more for Indians, almost single-handedly.
Koreans could not use any of the 5 penalty corners as Sreejesh produced one of his best goalkeeping performance. On the other hand Raghunath converted the only penalty corner that India achieved in the initial few minutes of first half.
After that Sreejesh saved many attacks of Korean forwards, while young MandeepSingh increased the lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute.
Sreejesh was declared the Man of the Match. Now India next face Bangladesh in their last match of pool stage.
Goal Scorers: Raghunath and Mandeep Singh.