Asian Champions Trophy 2021: Harmanpreet scores twice as India register 3-1 win over Pakistan

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Asian Champions Trophy 2021: Harmanpreet scores twice as India register 3-1 win over Pakistan

Harmanpreet singh Hockey

On Friday, India defeated Pakistan by 3-1 in a most awaited match for Indian Hockey fans in the Men’s Asian Hockey Championship match in Dhaka.

Vice-captain Harmanpreet Singh scored a two goals, while Akashdeep Singh scored a field goal to take India Olympic bronze-medallists India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 to stamp their second consecutive win and did qualify for the semifinals of the Asian Champions Trophy 2021 men’s hockey tournament.

Meanwhile Pakistan’s only goal was scored by the striker Junaid Manzoor.

It was India’s second win in the tournament after their 9-0 thrashing of host country Bangladesh, while Pakistan are still yet to win a match in Asian Champions Trophy 2021. Also, India had earlier drawn 2-2 against Korea in their opening match.

In the last edition, India and Pakistan both teams were joint winners in Oman after the final was cancelled. Although Pakistan Hockey team have an outstanding record by winning four title in Asian Champions Trophy. while India hockey team had only won the Asian Champions Trophy in 2011.


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