DHAKA: India on Friday defeated Pakistan by 3-1 within the Men’s Asian Hockey Championship match in Dhaka (Bangladesh) at this time.
Harmanpreet Singh of India scored two objectives on penalty corners whereas Akashdeep Singh scored a discipline aim to take their aspect residence of their third round-robin stage match towards arch-rivals.
Meanwhile, Junaid Manzoor pulled a aim again for Pakistan within the third quarter.
Both the groups collectively gained the title three years again in Oman.
Pakistan have an distinctive file within the Champions Trophy-winning 4 occasions whereas India gained the inaugural occasion in 2011.
India had been the favorite for Friday’s match because the crew has improved leaps and bounds over the last three years and are actually ranked among the many prime three groups of the world.
India is likely one of the most lively groups round whereas Pakistan, ranked 18 on this planet, stayed in whole isolation from worldwide hockey after lacking the inaugural FIH Pro League two years again.