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India open with win

The Indian hockey team beat South Africa 3-1 in their first warm-up game before the Champions Challenge tournament at Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, reports HT Correspondent.

india Updated: Dec 04, 2009 00:16 IST
HT Correspondent

The Indian hockey team beat South Africa 3-1 in their first warm-up game before the Champions Challenge tournament at Salta, Argentina, on Thursday.

V Raghunath scored a brace while Gurvinder Chandi struck one goal. India led 1-0 at half time after Chandi, set up by Roshan Minz who snatched the ball from a South African defender, sounded the board in the 19th minute.