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Asian Champions Trophy 2016: India makes a brilliant comeback to beat Pakistan 3-2

India Makes A Brilliant Comeback In Asian Champions Trophy 2016 To Beat Arch Rivals Pakistan 3-2.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 24 Oct 2016, 12:11:56 AM
Indian hockey team jubilant after win (Image Source: Getty)

New Delhi:

Arch rivals India and Pakistan are facing each other in Asian Champions Trophy and India has made a brilliant comeback to take a 3-2 lead over Pakistan.

India dominated the first quarter after an attacking start by Pakistan. Although Pakistan got an early penalty corner, Indian captain and goalkeper PR Sreejesh made an excellent save to keep his team in the match.

The match has witnessed excellent competition amongst both the teams and India is now a step ahead of Pakistan due to a brilliant team effort.

Match updates:

# Pakistan didn't know what hit them as India pursued brilliant counter attacking techniques to go 3-2 up from 1-2 down. The score now reads India 3-2 Pakistan in the fourth quarter.

# India makes a brilliant comeback as Rupinder Pal Singh breaches the Pak defence. Score India 2-2 Pakistan.

# Pakistan crushes Indian defence and scores the second goal. The score Pakistan 2-1 India.

# Pakistan then equalized through Rizwan Sr. and the score stood India 1-1 Pakistan.

# India scored the first goal through Pradeep Mor and the score read India 1-0 Pakistan as the second quarter ended.

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First Published : 23 Oct 2016, 05:31:00 PM