Watch incredible scrap between England and Canada in Commonwealth Games hockey as Panesar SENT OFF for ‘choking’ rival

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ENGLAND’S Commonwealth Games hockey match against Canada was marred by a vicious scrap.

And one player was sent off after “CHOKING” a rival during a fit of rage.

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Wrong hockey sport Panesar!
Completely let down @FieldHockeyCan with that one. #cwg2022 | #Birmingham22 | #hockey pic.twitter.com/7OyYv6ZUDr

— Hockey World News (@hockeyWrldNws) August 4, 2022
Ugly scenes occurred during England’s hockey match against CanadaGetty
Chris Griffiths and Balraj Panesar clashed during the Commonwealth GamesGetty

The brutal scenes occurred in Thursday’s battle between England and Canada.

The hosts were leading the match 4-1 when the fight broke out.

An England player appeared to tackle a Canadian rival with his hockey stick before receiving a yellow card.

But a melee swiftly ensued between England’s Chris Griffiths and Canada’s Balraj Panesar in the aftermath.

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Griffiths appeared to pull on Panesar’s stick, sending his opponent into a blind rage.

Panesar lashed out by grabbing Griffith’s shirt as the two men butted heads.

However, Panesar took things up a notch when he then took hold of Griffith’s neck, appearing to choke the England ace momentarily.

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England went on to dominate the matchGetty

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