India beat Pakistan 6-2 to lift junior Asia Cup hockey title

Latest Update: November 22, 2015 | 194 Views

Harmanpreet Singh scored four goals as India register an emphatic 6-2 victory over arch-rival Pakistan in the final of Junior Men’s Asia Cup hockey tournament on Sunday.

Singh opened India’s account in the 10th minute, converting a penalty corner and netted another in 15th minute in the similar fashion.

Pakistan struck back in the 28th minute with a field goal by Muhammad Yaqoob before Harmanpreet completed his hat-trick in the 30th minute with India finishing the first-half with a comfortable 3-1 lead.

India also dominated the second-half with Armaan Qureshi and Manpreet scoring field goals in 44th and 50th minute respectively to consolidate India’s lead to 5-1.

Harmanpreet scored his fourth goal of the match in the 53rd minute.

Pakistan reduced the margin in the 68th minute with a field goal by Muhammad Dilbar.


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