Heartiest congratulations to the Indian Hockey Team who made history in London on Friday by Winning the Silver medal despite the fact that they passed up a great opportunity for winning their first ever Champions Trophy. The men in blue set up an amazing showcase against the mighty Australians as they lost to the former champions 3-1 in the penalty shootout and clinched their 14th Champions Trophy Title.

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This is India’s first ever silver award in the Champions Trophy rivalry.The match made an impressive energy in India as the Supporters repeatedly tweeted about the same. The general agreement was that the Indians had done themselves and the nation proud.

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Indian Hockey Team Creates History, Wins The First Ever Champions Trophy Silver Medal

Source: International Hockey Federation

On the other side,India questioned a penalty that according to India was unfair.The Indians debated Australia’s second penalty stroke, which they were permitted to retake after Indian goalkeeper, Sreejesh had spared in the principal attempt. Later, in the video referral, it was concluded that was actually an unintentional foul.

Indian Hockey Team Creates History, Wins The First Ever Champions Trophy Silver Medal

Source: International Hockey Federation

Here are some of the tweets posted by one and all.

Indian Hockey Team Creates History, Wins The First Ever Champions Trophy Silver Medal Indian Hockey Team Creates History, Wins The First Ever Champions Trophy Silver Medal Indian Hockey Team Creates History, Wins The First Ever Champions Trophy Silver Medal

Well played India! We all are proud of you!

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