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Hockey Asia Cup 2017 final: India eye gold in title clash against Malaysia

It Is Certainly A Super Sunday For Sports Lovers As India Will Clash Against Malaysia In The Final Of Hockey Asia Cup In Dhaka.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 22 Oct 2017, 12:13:47 PM
Indian men's Hockey team (Twitter Image)

New Delhi:

It is certainly a super Sunday for sports lovers as India will clash against Malaysia in the final of Hockey Asia Cup in Dhaka.

On Saturday, India displayed a majestic game of hockey when they thrashed Pakistan 4-0 in the Super 4 encounter.

India outplayed Pakistan with goals from Satbir Singh (39th minute), Harmanpreet Singh (51st) Lalit Upadhyay (52nd) and Gurjant Singh (57th).

Earlier in the tournament, India defeated Malaysia by 6-2 in their second Super 4 match.

It was a perfect display of attacking hockey as the Indian strikers toyed with the Malaysian defence with short passes, one-touch ball delivery to pump five beautiful field goals.

India scored five field goals through Akashdeep Singh (15th minute), S K Uthappa (24th), Gurjant Singh (33rd), S V Sunil (40th) and Sardar Singh (60th), while Harmanpreet converted a penalty corner in the 19th minute.

Malaysia’s goals came from the sticks of Razie Rahim (50th) and Ramadan Rosli (59th).

The final match will begin at 5 pm IST and will take place at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in Dhaka.

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First Published : 22 Oct 2017, 12:13:25 PM