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India defeated a spirited but depleted Germany 2-1 to win the bronze medal at the Hockey World League Final on Sunday. SV Sunil (20′) put India in the lead in the first half but a poor defending saw Mark Appel (36′) equalise in the second half.
Indian batsmen came a cropper under pace-friendly conditions, prompting captain Rohit Sharma to say that the forgettable performance against Sri Lanka in the first ODI is an eye-opener for the home team.
Sri Lankan bowlers and batsmen fired in unison to register an emphatic seven-wicket crushing victory over India in the opening one-dayer of the three-match series at the picturesque HPCA stadium in Dharamsala on Sunday.