In the Asian Games 2018, defending champion India crushed the host Indonesia by a huge margin of 17 goals. It was an easy game for world’s number 5 team India to beat Indonesia. With this historic win, India created a new record of 17 goal win. Earlier, men in blue had a record of 13 goal margin victory against Bangladesh, which is now rewritten. Before the match, it was expected that it’s going to be an interesting match but team India made simple by scoring 17 goals. 

Indonesia player were not even able to enter the India half properly. On the other hand, team India played like a champion and scored 17 back to back goals in their first game at 18 th Asian Games. 


Here are the LIVE updates of men’s hockey between India and Indonesia:

08:00 pm IST| Full Time! India beat Indonesia by 17-0

07: 55 pm IST| Amit Rohidas scores his first goal of the night. India 17-0 Indonesia.

07: 53 pm IST| Goal! Simranjeet scores the 16th goal for India.

07: 50 pm IST|  Mandeep Singh takes the goal count to 15 as he taps the ball into Indonesia’s nets

07: 45 pm IST| 14th goal for team India. 

07: 41 pm IST| Goal! Lalit Kumar Upadhyay takes the lead to 13-0 by scoring his first goal of the night.

07: 34 pm IST| Lalit and Akashdeep assist Simranjeet to score the 12th goal for India

07: 28 pm IST| It seems like team India is going to create a history in Asian Games 2018, another goal takes the lead to 11-0. 

07: 25 pm IST| Another goal for India. The lead goes up to 10-0


07: 15 pm IST| Dilpreet scores his second goal of the night. Goal! 

07:12 pm IST| Vivek Prasad takes an easy pass from Akashdeep and puts the ball into nets. Goal!

07: 10 pm IST| Goal! Within a minute, men in blue struck twice. 

07: 05 pm IST| Goal! The story of the struggle continues for host Indonesia as India strikers have put the ball into the nets once again. SV Sunil scores it after playing a brilliant one-two with Sardar Singh. 

07: 00 pm IST| The second quarter begins.

6: 55 pm IST| India 5-0 Indonesia: The defending champions have tied a grip around the match with a lead of 5 goals.  

6: 50 pm IST|  Indonesia has been struggling to stop the explosive Indian strikers. No goals so far for the hosts.

6: 45 pm  IST| It looks like team India is playing against a domestic side. Defending champions have started their run like a champion in the 18th Asian Games 2018.  

6:45 pm IST| Goal! The Indian side is on a roll. This time Dilpreet Kaur converts penalty strike into a goal for India.

6:45 pm IST| Goal! India strikes the second goal in the third minute of the game.

6:41 pm IST| Goal! Team India scores the first goal. India’s Rupinder Pal Singh converted a penalty stroke into a goal for their side.


GOALKEEPERS: Nur Hikmar Ahmed Fikri, Dwi Permana Dia

DEFENDFERS: Romansyah Budi, Mulia Hendri, Siregar Harris, Fadilla, Jerry Efendi, Lexy Kristiano, Daarul Quthni

MIDFIELDERS: Hakim Wahid, Ardam, Septinsyah Sadi, Aunalal, Richard Brando, Rahman Nanda Ibnasia, Rahmad Adtri,

FORWARDS: Audah Bara Ibnu, Rahmatulla Gamma, Al Ardh Aulia Akbar, Prastyo Alfandy Aly Surya