LAHORE/KUANTAN – Pakistan beat Japan in the 10th match of Fourth Asian Hockey Championship in Malaysian city of Kuantan on Tuesday.
After being defeated by India, team Pakistan was in a critical do or die situation in their fourth match against Japan.
Match was briefly stopped due to rain and had resumed at 8:20 (Malaysia Time).
Live Scores: Pakistan 4, Japan 3
The match begins at 03:30 pm on Pakistan Standard-Times (PST).
The match is being telecast on Star Sports 4 and Star Sports HD4 in India.
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You can download the full schedule of the tournament here
Six teams from Pakistan, India, Malaysia, South Korea, China and Japan are taking part in the event.
Pakistan lost their matches against host Malaysia by 4-2 and India by 3-2 while won against Korea by 1-0.
Pakistan has won the champions trophy more than any other participating team. The green team defeated its traditional rival India by 5-4 in the final of 2012.
Goalkeepers: Imran Butt and Amjad Ali.
Defenders: Aleem Bilal, Mohammad Irfan (captain), Ammad Shakeel Butt.
Midfielders: Rashid Mahmood, Tasawar Abbas, Nawaz Ashfaq, Fareed Ahmad, Toseeq Arshad, Mohammad Rizwan Junior.
Forwards: Mohammad Irfan junior, Umar Bhutta, Arslan Qadir, Ali Shan, Ejaz Ahmad, Mohammad Rizwan senior, Abdul Haseem Khan.