India began their journey in the Four Nations Invitational Tournament by defeating Japan 6-0 at Tauranga in New Zealand. Rupinder Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Dilprit Singh and Harmanpreet Singh were the scorers for India.
The first goal was scored by Rupinder Singh in the 7th minute, when he successfully converted the penalty stroke in a goal. Vivek Prasad, playing in his first match for India, scored in the 12th minute and then scored his second one 15 minutes later. Another debutant Dilprit Singh came into action by scoring the fourth goal for India. Towards the end Harmanpreet Singh turned a penalty corner into a goal and sealed the match for India.
India will next play against Belgium and New Zealand in their other matches.
PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata.
After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata.
In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer.
Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream.
So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.