Akashdeep Singh

  • CWG 2014: India set up hockey final with Australia after edging NZ 3-2 in semis August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: India came from two goals down to edge out New Zealand 3-2 in the hockey semi-finals of the 20th Commonwealth Games on Saturday and set up a repeat final of the 2010 edition with holders Australia. Trailing 0-2 in the 18th minute, India were revived by strikes from skipper Rupinder...
  • India beat South Korea 3-0, finish ninth in hockey World Cup June 14, 2014

    Akashdeep Singh scored two goals as India posted a comfortable 3-0 win over Asian champions South Korea to finish a lowly ninth in the men's hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium on Saturday. With this win in the ninth-10th place play-off match, India had managed to avenge upon their 3-4...
  • Hockey World Cup: Dohmen's last-minute goal gives Belgium 3-2 win over India May 31, 2014

    India's shaky defence conceded a goal 15 seconds from the hooter to go down 2-3 against Belgium in their opening game of hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium, here on Saturday. The Indian defenders allowed space inside the circle to the Belgians, who were frustrated and under pressure after being...
  • Akashdeep's late goal hand Delhi 1-0 win over holders Ranchi in HIL February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Young striker Akashdeep Singh scored a late winner to help hosts Delhi Waveriders eke out a hard-fought 1-0 win over title holders Ranchi Rhinos in front of strong home crowd at the floodlit Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here today. Akashdeep scored a field goal in the 65th minute,...
  • India finish fifth at Men's Asian Champions hockey tourney November 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Akashdeep Singh scored three goals as India thrashed Oman 6-1 to finish fifth in the third Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan on Sunday. In a fifth-sixth place match, India dominated from the word go, scoring three goals in each half. Kothajit Singh converted a penalty corner...
  • Indian men beat Oman in Asian Champions hockey November 5, 2013

    Kakamigahara: India registered their first win of the third Asian Champions Trophy, defeating Oman 3-0 in their third hockey league match here on Tuesday. India opened the scoring against the run of play in the 19th minute when a lapse from Oman defence allowed Akashdeep Singh into the circle and he...
  • India lose to Spain on penalties, finish sixth in FIH WL June 23, 2013

    Rotterdam: The Indian hockey team finished sixth at the FIH World League after losing a tense play-off match on penalties to higher-ranked Spain, here on Sunday. Mandeep Singh and Akashdeep Singh were guilty of missing penalty shots in the shootout as India lost 2-4 after the two teams ended 2-2 in...
  • India beat France, to play Spain for 5-6th place in FIH WL June 21, 2013

    Rotterdam: The Indian men's hockey team finally tasted some success in the FIH World League Round 3 when they defeated lower-ranked France 6-2 to qualify for the fifth-sixth position play-off match, here on Friday. The 11th-ranked Indians, who came into the match without a win under their belt, scored three goals...
  • Hockey: India defeat Pakistan 3-1 to stay alive in Ipoh March 12, 2013

    Ipoh: Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and the young Indian forward line rose to the big occasion on Tuesday to earn a well-deserved 3-1 win over old foes Pakistan to stay alive in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament. Vice captain Sreejesh saved as many as seven penalty corners (PC) and young Indian...
  • HIL: Delhi outsmart Mumbai to shoot to top of table January 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Delhi Waveriders got the better of a fighting Mumbai Magicians 6-4 to jump to the top of the Hockey India League table at the MHA Mahindra Stadium here on Monday. In a game in which fortunes fluctuated wildly, Mumbai took the lead and then conceded three goals to be...
  • Punjab enter Senior National Hockey quarters September 27, 2012

    Bangalore: Gurjinder Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored thrice each as Punjab drubbed Services 7-2 in their last Pool C league match and booked a quarterfinal berth in the second Hockey India Senior National Men's Championships here on Thursday. In a match that was twice interrupted by rains, Services, who needed only...
  • Hockey: India win bronze in Junior Asia Cup May 13, 2012

    Malacca (Malaysia): Captain Akashdeep Singh came to his side's rescue with a golden goal as India defeated South Korea 2-1 to bag a consolation bronze medal at the Junior Asia Cup hockey tournament in Malacca on Sunday. After a barren first half, You Seungji put the Koreans ahead in the 47th...
  • India enter semifinals of Junior Asia Cup hockey May 7, 2012

    Malacca (Malaysia): India eked out a hard-fought 2-1 victory over China in their last pool match to enter the semifinals of the seventh junior men's Asia Cup hockey tournament in Malacca on Monday. Naveen Antil (19th min) and Amit Rohidas (57th) scored the goals for India, while the Chinese lone...