October 28, 2020

Pargat Singh

  • Time For Introspection
    Time For Introspection

    It's not the first time India has been relegated to the also-rans in the World Cup, but now we are showing...

  • A Bitter Pill To Swallow
    A Bitter Pill To Swallow

    Falling behind South Korea and Pakistan was bad enough and now it is even Japan. And there will also be...

  • Motivation A Problem Now
    Motivation A Problem Now

    The playoffs for minor positions are games that teams must play. It is such situations that test the ability...

  • The Same Old Story
    The Same Old Story

    Repeatedly cracking under pressure at the closing stages does not do credit to a team in any grade of hockey,...

  • Acute Embarrassment
    Acute Embarrassment

    The tactics the team has adopted left everyone surprised. It was as if we were playing for draws every time...

  • A Shocker!
    A Shocker!

    India confined themselves into a defensive shell and allowed England to dominate so much that it was...

  • A Job Half Done
    A Job Half Done

    Indian hockey has lamented wasted opportunities at the start of major tournaments for several decades. The...

  • A Test Of Character
    A Test Of Character

    Keeping in mind the Indian team's inconsistency in big events, I will be very happy to see the side figure in...

  • Flowing Game Need Of The Hour
    Flowing Game Need Of The Hour

    The trademark of sub-continental game is smooth, aggressive and attacking hockey. India have forgotten their...

  • A Lot To Worry About
    A Lot To Worry About

    One final fling at a medal is still left, and my fear is that if we get that, we might gloss over all that is...

  • Mistakes All The Way
    Mistakes All The Way

    The Indians looked disjointed and there was little co-ordination between the midfield and the forwards....

  • A Win At Last!
    A Win At Last!

    A win always changes the mindset of a team, which is going through a trying period. I hope this will be a...

  • India Lacking Consistency
    India Lacking Consistency

    Consistency, that one important word in sport, is missing right now. Once the team finds that, rest will...

  • Defence Led To Defeat
    Defence Led To Defeat

    Spain deserved the win only because they were making moves and making attempts. Indians hardly had a look at...

  • A Lot To Look Forward To
    A Lot To Look Forward To

    The junior World Cup is next year and many of the players who played the series against Pakistan will be in...

  • Skipper Tirkey An Asset
    Skipper Tirkey An Asset

    As the senior man, he shows a lot of maturity and is able to get the best out of the side. Tirkey is indeed...

  • The Boys Lacked In Basics
    The Boys Lacked In Basics

    The trapping was below par and there was no definite plan for the forwards and midfielders. India were...

  • Poor Trapping Bane Of India
    Poor Trapping Bane Of India

    The boys have simply not been able to keep possession and lose the ball too easily. An unpardonable error at...

  • India Moving In A Vacuum
    India Moving In A Vacuum

    The team seem to have no definite on-field plan. Nor is there any sign of improvisation. Add to that the...

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