Arch-rival India beat Pakistan 3-1 in Asian Hockey Champions Trophy

DHAKA: Pakistan’s arch-rival, India defeated the side by 3-1 in the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy’s round match, today.

Pakistan and India collided for the first time in the championship’s round stage, India turned out on top; defeating the Green Shirts by 3-1 in the allotted time.

For India, Harmanpreet Singh scored two goals; including the first goal of the match. Whereas, Akashdeep Singh scored one for his side.

Green shirts, on the other hand, could only score one goal in response to India’s three; losing their first ever round match against their arch-rivals.

For Pakistan, only Junaid Manzoor, could only score a goal.

Pakistan and India, are the joint defending champions of the title, moreover, both Pakistan and India, have also won the title most number of times; with being crowned the champions, three time each.

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