Hockey: India thrash arch-rivals Pak 3-1 in round-robin clash of Men’s Asian Champions Trophy
In Hockey, India registered a big 3-1 win over arch-rivals Pakistan in a high-intensity round-robin clash of Men’s Asian Champions Trophy in Dhaka. Harmanpreet Singh and Akashdeep Singh were among the goal-scorers for India.
Harmanpreet opened the scoring, allowing India to head into the half-time with a 1-0 lead over Pakistan. Akashdeep doubled the lead, scoring minutes into the third quarter before Pakistan managed to pull things back with a goal.
Harmanpreet slotted one again towards the end to make it 3-1 in the final quarter of the all-important match.
Pakistan looked threatening in the closing minutes but India walked away with full points to consolidate their position at the top of the table with 2 wins and a draw in three matches. India will now take on Japan on Sunday at 3 PM (Indian Time)
The top four teams at the round-robin stage will progress to the semi-final matches which will take place on 21st of this month.
— Doordarshan Sports (@ddsportschannel) December 15, 2021