Last updated: 13th March, 2023
|Category||Tournament||Matches||India (W)||Germany (W)||Draw||India (G)||Germany (G)|
|FIH Premier Tournaments||Olympics||12||5||4||3||25||22|
|Hockey World League||5||2||1||2||11||11|
|Hockey Pro League||4||4||-||-||15||6|
|India-Germany Series||Played 7 Bilateral Series||19||3||10||6||32||39|
|All Other Tournaments||Sultan Azlan Shah Cup||5||0||4||1*||5||11|
|Invitation Tournaments (ASIA)||7||2||2||3||7||7|
|Invitation Tournaments (AUS)||3||1||2||-||4||6|
|Invitation Tournaments (EUR)||21||1||15||5||24||58|
*The 1995 Azlan Shah Cup final ended in a tie in regulation. India won in the tie-breaker to clinch the title.
First India-Germany Match: held in Munich on 11th September, 1932. India won 6-0.
Most Recent India-Germany Match: the Hockey Pro League match held on 15th April, 2022. India won the match 3-1.
Biggest Win for India: 8-1 in the Berlin Olympic hockey final on 15th August, 1936. This remains the biggest margin of victory in an Olympic hockey final.
Biggest Win for Germany: 7-0 in a pool match of the Buenos Aires World Cup on 25th March, 1978.
Most Unusual India - Germany Match: The final pool match for India in the 1975 World Cup was against Germany. With a draw (against Australia) and a loss (to Argentina), India had to defeat Germany to qualify for the semi-finals. The match was abandoned 10 minutes into the second half due to poor light, with India leading 1-0. A new match was scheduled for a replay, disregarding the existing score. India protested, the protest was rejected. India appealed, the appeal was rejected. In the rematch, India defeated Germany 3-1 to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup, before going on to win its solitary World Cup.
Statistics originally provided by late B. G. Joshi