| London: India fought hard in the dying seconds before going down to South Africa 2-3 in the playoff to finish last at the London Olympics 2012 hockey competitions on Saturday.
MEDALS TALLY »
FULL-TIME: INDIA 2-3 SOUTH AFRICA
67 min: GOAL for India. Dharamvir scored on a pass from Shivendra.
65 min: GOAL!! Another goal for SA. Norris Jones scored via a reverse flick.
55 min: PC for India. Nothing substantial came out of it.
52 min: Good chance for Sunil in the counter from the right but saved brilliantly by the SA gk.
40 min: Gurbaj and Sunil come very close to the SA post from the right but lost the possession.
36 min: SA came close to scoring from close range but was denied by Sreejesh.
35 min: Second half is underway.
34 min: GOAL!! South Africa went ahead through Timothy Drummond.
32 min: India appealed for a PC. But rejected.
24 min: India pressing hard. Indian move upfront stopped by the SA defence inside the circle.
13 min: GOAL!! India drew level through Sandeep.
12 min: PC for India.
11 min:SA came close to adding another to their tally. Sandeep came to the rescue after Sreejesh was beaten. Sandeep cleared just ahead of the goal-line.
8 min: GOAL!! South Africa take lead. SA went ahead through Andrew Cronje.
3 min: SA take a shot at the Indian post from the left, good save by Sreejesh.
2 min: Manpreet Singh down after being hit by the stick. He is taken out of the turf.
1 min: India vs South Africa match is underway. India in blue and SA in whites.
First Published: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 12:45