India pips South Korea

NEW DELHI, AUG. 30. in a closely-fought thriller, India today edged past South Korea 4-3 in its third match of the five-nation junior invitational hockey tournament being held in Kuala Lumpur.

Both the teams were locked 2-2 at break with Tejbir Singh (9th) and Amarjit Pratap (30th) scoring for India through field goals.

The match appeared to be headed for a draw with the teams tied 3- 3 before Jugraj scored the winner through a penalty corner seconds before the hooter.

The win helped India move atop the points table alongwith Australia. Both teams have 7 points with a draw and two victories each.