DHAKA – India defeated Pakistan 3-1 to top Pool A in Asia Cup at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium here on Sunday.
Chinglensana Singh (17th minute), Ramandeep Singh (43rd minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (45th) scored for India. For Pakistan, Ali Shan scored the reducer in the fourth quarter.
India will now move into the second round of Super 4s where the top teams from both the pool will play in round-robin format before the knockouts.
Pakistan, with four points, also advanced to the second round.