Hockey World Cup LIVE: India Hockey Team star Rupinder Pal Singh explains why penalty corner conversion is down, says ‘Improved defence making scoring difficult for drag flickers’

Hockey World Cup LIVE: India Hockey Team:Former India drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh feels that international teams will find it increasingly difficult to…

Hockey World Cup LIVE: India Hockey Team star Rupinder Pal Singh explains why penalty corner conversion is down, says 'Improved defence making scoring difficult for drag flickers'
Hockey World Cup LIVE: India Hockey Team star Rupinder Pal Singh explains why penalty corner conversion is down, says 'Improved defence making scoring difficult for drag flickers'

Hockey World Cup LIVE: India Hockey Team:Former India drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh feels that international teams will find it increasingly difficult to score from penalty corners as the use of technology in the game — such as video analysis by opponents — has made the exponents of the craft difficult to beat the defenders.  Follow Hockey World Cup LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN

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Rupinder, who was a part of the Tokyo Olympics bronze-winning team but retired soon after, said penalty-corner defence has improved manifold in recent years and that was why drag-flickers all over the world have been finding it difficult to score.

Hockey World Cup LIVE: India Hockey Team star Rupinder Pal Singh explains why penalty corner conversion is down, says ‘Improved defence making scoring difficult for drag flickers’

Hockey World Cup LIVE: India Hockey Team star Rupinder Pal Singh explains why penalty corner conversion is down, says 'Improved defence making scoring difficult for drag flickers'

“Defending penalty corners has become an art in recent years. Every team now has video analysis to study how the opponents take their PCs. They will analyse how the drag flickers of the opposition team flick and how they use variations, and accordingly train to prevent goals,” Rupinder told PTI on phone from his home in Punjab.

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