Hockey WC 2023: New Zealand wins in crossover match, hosts India out of World Cup

India vs New Zealand Hockey Match Highlights: New Zealand defeated India in the crossover match of the 2023 Hockey World Cup being played in Bhubaneswar. With this, the Indian team is out of the 2023 World Cup. New Zealand has won the shootout. With this defeat, host India is out of the 2023 Hockey World Cup. At the same time, the Indian team’s dream of winning the title after 48 years has also been shattered. 

In the first four quarters i.e. in the scheduled time of the match, the match was tied at 3-3. There was no goal in the first quarter. After this, India scored 2 goals in the second quarter and New Zealand scored 1 goal. India and New Zealand scored 1-1 in the third quarter. After this, New Zealand scored 1 goal in the fourth quarter. Thus the match ended in a 3-3 draw in stipulated time. 

After this the match went to shootout. At the same time, New Zealand won 5-4 in the shootout. With this victory, the New Zealand team has reached the quarter-finals. He will now face defending champions Belgium in the quarterfinals on January 24.

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