Rourkela: The Indian team defeated the world champions Germany in the 2022-23 FIH Pro League hockey series. The match was played at the Birsa Munda International Stadium in Rourkela. India won the match by 3-2.
The Indian team scored in the 30th, 32nd and 43rd minutes of the match. Germany made a comeback in the game by scoring two goals in the 45th and 58th minute. Harmanpreet scored a goal. Sukhjit scored two goals.
A total of 9 teams have participated in the 2022-23 season in this series run by the International Hockey Federation. Indian team has played 5 matches and recorded 3 wins. India is currently 3rd in the points table with 11 points. The top two teams are Spain and Argentina.
Australia, Belgium and Netherlands have won the previous series in 2019, 2020-21 and 2021-22. The Indian team finished third in the 2021-22 series. Finished fourth in the 2020-21 series. Harmanpreet is the top scorer in the current series with 7 goals.