Pakistan faces 5-1 defeat against India in Azlan Shah hockey tournament
Pakistan faces 5-1 defeat against India in Azlan Shah hockey tournament

Pakistan

Pakistan continues its worst form in the field of hockey as India beat Pakistan hockey team with five goals to one in Azlan Shah Hockey tournament. Pakistan has received third straight defeat in their last three matches.

After wining the first match of the tournament under the captaincy of Muhammad Imran Pakistan faced defeat against Australia and New Zealand following a shameful defeat by the hands of India 5-1.

 

 

India took the lead in the 4th minute of the match and continued its dominance throughout the match. Pakistan came back after first goal as Muhammad Imran the captain equalized the score line in the 7th minute. But after that it was one sided match and Pakistan could not resist the rest of the match.

 

Sunil added another goal to his tally in the 10th minute while Talwinder Singh (50) and Rupinder Pal Singh (54) scored one each in a clinical display by India.

Pakistan are currently placed at the 6th spot on the table and with two more games to play against Malaysia and Japan, they need a dramatic turnaround to ensure a 3rd-4th place bronze medal playoff.