However, playing an attacking game, England took the lead with David Goodfield's goal and maintained it for the first half of the game.
The visitors widened the lead margin to 2-0 in the second half with the second goal coming from Samuel Ward.
India finally managed to get the first success when Akashdeep Singh converted a penalty corner to make it 1-2.
Just minutes later India converted another penalty corner to make a comeback in the game.
It was Rupinder Pal Singh who made it 2-2 for the side.
Meanwhile, the defeat brought the hosts to 4th position in standings.
In the opening match a day ago,?India played quite well to draw 1-1 with world champions Australia.
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