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Rahul Dravid, Prithvi Shaw's India U-19 squad cheer men's hockey team in New Zealand

PTI
Published Jan 17, 2018, 3:03 pm IST
Updated Jan 17, 2018, 4:13 pm IST
The team was in the stands when the hockey side hammered Japan 6-0 in a lopsided contest.
The Indian cricket team, which is through to the quarters of the World Cup after wins over Australia and Papua New Guinea, did not have a match on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)
 The Indian cricket team, which is through to the quarters of the World Cup after wins over Australia and Papua New Guinea, did not have a match on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)

Tauranga: The Indian under-19cricket team competing in the ongoing ICC World Cup, along with coach Rahul Dravid, on Wednesday attended the national hockey team's clash against Japan in an invitational tournament in Tauranga.

The team was in the stands when the hockey side hammered Japan 6-0 in a lopsided contest. "India U-19 boys in attendance to show their support for @TheHockeyIndia men who beat Japan 6-0 at Tauranga, New Zealand #U19CWC," the BCCI posted on twitter, along with two pictures of the young cricketers and Dravid.

 

Dilpreet Singh and debutant Vivek Sagar Prasad struck a brace each in the hockey team's victory. Rupinder Pal Singh and Harmanpreet Singh also scored in the game.

The Indian cricket team, which is through to the quarters of the World Cup after wins over Australia and Papua New Guinea, did not have a match on Wednesday.

They will next be facing Zimbabwe in their last group clash on Friday.

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