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Indian coach Craig Fulton feels that India’s penalty conversion rate won’t remain bad forever and the Indian men will improve. In the ongoing Asian Champions Trophy 2023, India has delivered an exceptional performance. In their last match, the Indian side registered a tremendous win over Malaysia by clinching the victory 5-0.

Despite the team's terrific performance throughout the season, the Harmanpreet Singh boys are dealing with a poor penalty conversion rate. The team has come to the top of two of the three games they have played so far, along with ending the game against Japan in a draw. However, their inability to convert the penalty corners into goals has become a matter of concern for the Men in Blue.

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Meanwhile, Indian coach Fulton is hopeful and said that the poor form will end soon. He feels that the penalty conversion rate of his boys will improve soon. After the win over Malaysia, the South African international told PTI that the bad days will end soon. 

Fulton told, "I think we defended well and that helped us put an attack in place. So, we were able to defend from a lot of areas in the field that helped us counter, which is good. We scored some field goals, which got the boys some confidence. "As far as penalty corner conversion rate is concerned, you will have a bad day, but it won't stay bad forever. And we had a good balance today.”

Notably, in their match against Japan, India scored 15 penalty corners but managed to convert only two of them. Similarly, in the game on August 6, the team converted only two out of the 10 penalties that they scored.