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Pakistan 1-3 India

DHAKA – Pakistan lost 1-3 to arch-rivals India in 10th Hero Asia Hockey Cup at Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Sunday.

Key Highlights

India lead 3-1

Goal for Pakistan: Pakistan finally on the score-sheet as Ali Shan scores in the 48th minute to give his side a chance.

Yellow cards for Rizwan Sr and Abu Mahmood. Pakistan down to 9 men

End of the first half and India go into the break with a 1-0 lead over Pakistan (Chinglensana – 17th min)

GOAL! India draw first blood through Chinglensana in the 17th minute. India lead 1-0

The Green Shirts thrashed hosts Bangladesh 7-0 on Thursday and played out an entertaining 2-2 draw with Japan in their Pool A-encounter on Friday.

On the other hand, India also beat Japan 5-1 and Bangladesh by 7-0 in the tournament.

Match Timings

The live broadcast of the Pakistan vs India match will start at 4:30pm  PST

How can I watch the the Pakistan  vs India match live on TV?

The Pakistan  vs India match will be broadcast live on PTV Sports, Star Sports 2 Star Sports HD 2.

Where can you follow the match online and Live Goal Scores?

The match will be streamed online on Hotstar. Daily Pakistan will also be presented live goal scores and updates.

Pakistan vs India, Head-to-head in Asia Cup

Pakistan won the very first encounter in 1982 when they registered a thumping 4-0 win over India. In 1985, Pakistan and India clashed again in the final and it were Pakistan who came out on top with a 3-2 victory. In 1989, they met once again. This time also, Pakistan showed why they were a dominant force on the hockey field when They clinched a 2-0 victory.

The Indian team have also won the Asia Cup twice and are gunning for their 3rd one. Being the highest ranked Asian team, the Men in Blue are surely one of the favourites to win. India won back-to-back Asia Cups in 2003 and 2007. Pakistan have won the Asia Cup thrice, so they are also considered one of the favourites.

Pakistan Team:

Mazhar Abbas and Amjad Ali (Goalkeepers), Muhammad Irfan (C), Atif Mushtaq, Mubashar Ali, Ammad Shakeel Butt, Abu Bakar Mahmood, Tasawwar Abbas, Rashid Mahmood, Rizwan Jr, Arslan Qadir, Azfar Yaqoob, Umar Bhutta, Rizwan Sr (Vice Captain), Ali Shan, Muhammad Atiq, Waqas Akbar and Ajaz Ahmad. The standbys comprise Junaid Kamal, Ali Hassan Faraz, Irfan Jr, Shan Irshad, Saleem Nazim, Qamar Bukhari, Khizar Akhtar, Shajeeh Ahmed and Hassan Anwar.