Category Tournament Matches India (W) Germany (W) Draw India (G) Germany (G)
FIH Premier Tournaments Olympics 11 4 4 3 20 18
  World Cup 8 2 4 2 10 19
  Champions Trophy 16 4 9 3 29 39
  Hockey World League 5 2 1 2 11 11
  Total 40 12 18 10 70 87
India-Germany Series Played 6 Bilateral Series 17 2 10 5 25 37
  Total 17 2 10 5 25 37
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
  Other Internationals 5 1 2 2 12 9
  Total 41 5 25 11 52 91
  GRAND TOTAL 98 19 53 26 147 215

*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 International: held in Munich on 11th September, 1932. India won 6-0.

Most Recent India-Germany International: Bhubaneswar Hockey World League bronze medal match held on 10th December, 2017. India won 2-1.

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 by B. G. Joshi