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Asian Champions Trophy Highlights: INDIA beat Pakistan to win bronze medal

India vs Pakistan, Asian Champions Trophy Highlights: India beat Pakistan 4-3 to win bronze medal.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: December 22, 2021 5:23:41 pm
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India vs Pakistan, Asian Champions Trophy Highlights: Indian men’s hockey team won the bronze medal at Asian Champions Trophy after beating Pakistan 4-3 in third-place play-off match.

Earlier, India suffered defeat at the hands of Japan with a 3-5 scoreline in the semifinals the previous day after having topped the round-robin stages with an unbeaten record. In the other semifinal, South Korea beat Pakistan 6-5. India now look to return home with the bronze medal after having beaten Pakistan 3-1 in the group match earlier.

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India vs Pakistan Hockey: Highlights

17:23 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Match Summary:

India, who were the defending champions along with Pakistan in the last edition of the tournament in Muscat, will return with a consolation prize after having lost to Japan 3-5 in the semifinals on Tuesday. India took the lead in the very first minute through vice-captain Harmanpreet Singh before Sumit (45th), Varun Kumar (53rd) and Akashdeep Singh (57th) struck a goal each. Pakistan's goals were scored by Afraz (10th), Abdul Rana (33rd) and Ahmed Nadeem (57th). It was India's second win over Pakistan in the tournament after having beaten the same opponents 3-1 in the round-robin stages.

17:00 (IST)22 Dec 2021
India win with a scoreline of 4-3

This is it. India beat Pakistan with a scoreline of 4-3 and secure the third position in Asian Champions trophy hockey tournament in Dhaka.

16:54 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Third goal for Pakistan

Pakistan's Ahmed Nadeem scores, as this is the third goal for Pakistan.

16:51 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Goal again for India

India have a two-goal lead as Akashdeep Singh scores.

16:46 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Goal for India

Varun Kumar smashes one. India capitalise their penalty corner.

16:42 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Fourth quarter is on, Penalty corner for India

After Junaid got suspended for two minutes, India has been given a penalty corner and they missed.

16:35 (IST)22 Dec 2021
It's a goal for India

Sumit helped India equalise Pakistan. Ind 2-2 Pakistan at the end of 3rd quarter.

16:30 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Penalty corner for India, Pakistan defended

Pakistan defended India's penalty corner. Pakistan are still leading with a scoreline of 2-1.

16:25 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Second half begins, Pakistan lead

After Manpreet Singh got a yellow card, Pakistan has been given a penalty corner. Abdul Rana making no mistake capitalizes and scores for Pakistan. Pak 2-1 India

16:11 (IST)22 Dec 2021
India 1-1 Pakistan as the first half ends

After losing the referral, India 1-1 Pakistan as the first half ends. A Brilliant defense shown by Pakistan. Harmanpreet has scored the first goal and provided India with a 1-0 lead which later Pakistan equalised.

16:05 (IST)22 Dec 2021
India asked for a referral

India asks for a referral as they doubt that there has been a violation as Pakistan saved the penalty corner.

16:01 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Penalty corner for the men in Blue

8th penalty corner for India as half-time commences.

15:55 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Green card game is on for Pakistan

This is the second time Pakistan got a green card and Yaqoob is suspended now. 

15:54 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Penalty corner saved

Pakistan's Amzad Ali has two successive saves now.

15:51 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Another penalty corner for India

This is the 7th penalty corner for the Indian team. Just 4 minutes left to go to half-time.

15:44 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Green card! This time for Pakistan

A green card for Abu Baker as he fouled on Varun. Hardik is now on the field.

15:42 (IST)22 Dec 2021
The Second quarter commences

Hardik has been given a green card, will be facing two minutes suspension.

15:38 (IST)22 Dec 2021
First quarter done

The first quarter has come to an end now as India dominated the proceedings but Pakistan countered well. India 1-1 Pakistan

15:26 (IST)22 Dec 2021
Pakistan have equalised

That's an ordinary defense from Team India as Pakistan equalises with the help of Arfraz's brilliant goal.

15:20 (IST)22 Dec 2021
India 1-0

What a start for the Indian team as Harmanpreet Singh smashed the first goal for his side. Harmanpreet has scored his 8th goal in the ongoing tournament.

India, the most dominant side of the round-robin stage, didn’t have any answers to the speed and aggression shown by Japan, especially on turnovers. As Reid – who was unusually animated during his quarter-time talk after the first period – pointed out, Japan were getting first to the ball and winning most of the 50-50 battles in midfield. India scored a couple of goals late in the fourth quarter but they proved to be consolations. They had already been blown away by the Japanese blitz. (READ FULL STORY)

Scoreline: Japan 5 (Shota Yamada 1’, Raiki Fujishima 2’, Yoshiki Kirishita 29’, Kosei Kawabe 35’, Ryoma Ooka 41’) bt India 3 (Dilpreet Singh 17’, Harmanpreet Singh 53’, Hardik Singh 59’)

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