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2018 HOCKEY WORLD CUP: WILL 43 YEARS OF HURT END?

It was the 16th day of the 6th month of 2016. India were losing 0-4 to their nemesis Australia in the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis centre. V R Raghunath & Mandeep Singh scored a goal each, 4 minutes apart, to make it a very interesting last 11 minutes. Australia, though, comfortably held the Blue Sticks at bay. This meant that India would finish their group stage campaign of the penultimate Champions Trophy with 7 points. 
Australia were already through to the final as toppers. Germany & South Korea were already eliminated. Great Britain, the hosts, & Belgium could still go through the final. The equation was simple for the hosts: win and you're in. Thanks to Raghu's & Mandeep's goals, India's goal difference was now -1. Had India lost 4-0, Belgium also would have gone through if they had simply won but now they needed to win by 3 goals to enter the final. Every. Goal. Is. Crucial. Belgium went 3-1 up and were furiously chasing a 4th goal. This meant…

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