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In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

Returning to the Olympics after a hiatus of 36 years, Indian women’s hockey team showed tremendous fighting spirit and came from two goals down to eke out a 2-2 draw against higher-ranked Japan in their opening Pool B match at the Rio Games.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 August 2016, 11:24:21 PM
In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

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Returning to the Olympics after a hiatus of 36 years, Indian women’s hockey team showed tremendous fighting spirit and came from two goals down to eke out a 2-2 draw against higher-ranked Japan in their opening Pool B match at the Rio Games.

In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

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Hockey India tweeted, Join the Indian Men’s Team in cheering for the Women’s Team against Japan. 

In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

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The men’s hockey team broke a 12-year-old Olympics jinx by winning their opening group league encounter against minnows Ireland.

In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

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Indian Women’s Team will play against Great Britain in their next pool match on Tuesday. 

In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

In pics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team cheering for Women’s Team

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India's next Man's Hockey match is against two-time defending champions Germany on Monday.