Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian Men's Hockey Resume Revival Battle in Glasgow

India are grouped with Wales, Scotland, South Africa and reigning gold medallist Australia in Pool A.

updated: July 25, 2014 12:58 IST
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Glasgow: Hoping to salvage some pride after a disappointing World Cup outing and also end its title drought in the process, a talented but unpredictable Indian men's hockey team will open its Commonwealth Games campaign against a lowly Wales here on Friday. (CWG Day 1 Highlights | Schedule | Medals Tally)

Clubbed in Pool A along side Wales, Scotland, South Africa besides world champions and reigning gold medallist Australia, the Sardar Singh-led India were handed relatively easy opening two matches before taking on the heavyweights of the game.

In Pool B, England, New Zealand, Malaysia, Canada and Trinidad and Tobago will fight it out for two places in the knockout phase. (India thrash Ghana in mixed team badminton)

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