Harmanpreet Singh (26th and 33rd minutes) scored a double for India, while Rupinder Pal Singh (10th) was the other goal-getter for the eight-time former champions, currently ranked fourth in the world.
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For New Zealand, Kane Russell (6th minute) and Stephen Jenness (43rd minute) scored the goals.
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India will next play mighty Australia on Sunday.