Indian Hockey Team Thumps Pakistan in Asia Cup 2017 ; Defeats Rivals 3-1


Indian Hockey Team Thumps Pakistan: Indian hockey team beat Pakistan 3-1 at the Asia Cup 2017. The match on Sunday which was hosted by Bangladesh between India and Pakistan for the Asia Cup, India scored three goals while Pakistan registered one. For India, Chinglesana, Ramandeep and Harmanpreet got onto the scoresheet while Ali Shaan scored the lone goal for Pakistan.

Indian Hockey team is in perfect form as Sjoerd Marine’s coached side has defeat Bangladesh and Japan in the first two Pool A matches. Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag congratulated the Indian team in his own style. “Congratulations India on beating Pakistan 3-1 in #AsiaCup2017 #INDvPAK . Thank you for the advance diwali gift @TheHockeyIndia,” Sehwag’s tweet read.

Indian Hockey Team Thumps Pakistan 3-1 in Asia Cup 2017:

Not only Virender Sehwag, but the former Indian cricketer, VVS Laxman took to twitter and said: “Wonderful effort from @TheHockeyIndia to beat Pakistan 3-1 in Asia Cup Hockey. The whole nation is proud of you. #INDvPAK,”. While the London Olympics medallist and veteran shooter Gagan Narang also hailed Indian team tweeting, “Congratulations @TheHockeyIndia! What a spirited display by the boys in blue #AsiaCup2017 #INDvPAK.”

India will now move into the second round of Super 4s where the top teams from both the pool will play in round-robin format before the knockouts. This was India’s fifth consecutive win against Pakistan. Despite the result, Pakistan are in the top four along with India from Pool A. From Pool B, South Korea and Malaysia are in the semi-finals.

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