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FIH Pro League hockey: Slow start, Sreejesh magic, Sukhjeet’s hustle – three talking points from India’s defeat against Great Britain

India hockey coach Craig Fulton started off the afternoon in London by saying he wanted a better start from his team. But what he got was the exact opposite. And so a somewhat familiar tale unfolded. Harmanpreet Singh and Co recovered from conceding early, and played some good stuff in the middle period of the match to take the lead, but conceded two second-half goals to lose 2-3 in the FIH Pro League. It brought an end to a disappointing trip to England as they brought the curtains down on their Pro League season with a hat-trick of defeats. Sure, results are not the most important in a tournament that is treated by most teams as a hockey laboratory of sorts: experimenting, tweaking, fine-tuning their plans. But the manner of defeats is bound to raise concerns among Indian hockey fans....