Tokyo Olympics has started on July 23. The enthused Indian hockey team played against New Zealand and made a winning start. In the dramatic game, team India was victorious with 3-2. Thanks to Rupinder Pal Singh who converted a penalty stroke while Harmanpreet Singh scored twice through penalty corners and made India win against New Zealand.
New Zealand played well in the first quarter of the game but Rupinder equalised for India in the latter half.
Manpreet led team will now face Australia on July 25, who won against host Japan with 5-3 in another mettlesome game.