The Under 21 Indian Hockey players came into the final after thumping wins in the group stages that saw them hand out 4-0 and 5-3 defeats to Canada and England respectively before South Africa tested the home side but still ended up on the losing side. India was awarded 2 penalty corners, in the very first six minutes of the match.
Indian colts won the first Juniors Hockey World Cup title after 2001.
Home favourites India produced a clinical performance to outclass maiden finalists Belgium 2-1 and clinched their second Hockey Junior World Cup title here on Sunday.
The triumph caps an excellent tournament for India, which they have dominated since the beginning. Fabrice Van Bockrijck scored right at the end to pull one back for Belgium, but India held on to win the title.
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Last time India won the cup in Hobart in 2001 with the likes of Gagan Ajit Singh and Yugraj Singh then. Gurjant trapped a scoop from Sumit and sent the ball into the goal with a rasping drive to score his second goal of the tournament.
The Indians kept up the pressure and doubled their lead in the 22nd minute through Simranjeet's reverse shot from top of the circle after he was fed by a measured pass from Nilkanta.
In the last few minutes, the Belgium team had given up all that they had in them to thrive for all that they could.
Belgium scored the consolation after the regulation time from a penalty corner.