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India beat Spain 4-2 to win hockey Test series

India beat Spain 4-2 to win hockey Test series
Indian hockey team ended their European tour on a high as they comfortably beat Spain 4-2 in the final encounter to win the three-Test series by <g data-gr-id="33">2-1</g> margin, here on <g data-gr-id="34">Thursday .</g>  Forward Ramandeep Singh turned out to be the hero with double strikes within a minute’s gap (50th and 51st min) to clinch the match for Sardar Singh’s boys. Drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh (24th min) and Akashdeep Singh (45th minute) were the other scorers for the Indian team.  For Spain, Ricardo Santana and Xavier <g data-gr-id="35">Lleonart</g> (49th min) were the scorers. 

The first quarter started on a brisk note as both the teams competed to dominate..

After a barrage of attacks in the opening minutes, Spain managed to earn a penalty corner but an alert PR Sreejesh averted the danger. After an intense tussle, the first quarter ended <g data-gr-id="31">goalless</g>. In the 24th minute of <g data-gr-id="30">second</g> quarter, drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh <g data-gr-id="32">successfullyconverted</g> a penalty corner. The Spanish team struck back in the next minute as Ricardo Santana dribbled past the India defenders and scored the equaliser for his team. 
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