For a team that last played at Hockey Asia Cup in August last year, there was little rustiness.
Indian hockey has come down and the team is struggling to qualify for Olympics.
Sandeep's visits are never complete without a trip to Ambala.
Sher-e-Punjab scored an overwhelming 6-1 victory over Karnakata Lions for their seocnd win a row.
Indian coach Michael Nobbs appeared a relieved man after the match.
A dominant India scored in each half to blank Canada 2-0 in the opening game of their seven-match hockey Test series.