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Champions Trophy Hockey: India Start Campaign With Comfortable Win Over Arch-Rivals Pakistan

Champions Trophy Hockey: India Start Campaign With Comfortable Win Over Arch-Rivals Pakistan


In the fourth quarter, both teams upped their attack but India got the better off Pakistan.  Dilpreet Singh provided India with a second goal in the 54th minute.

Pakistan in an attempt to score, removed their goalkeeper and brought on an attacking player. The plan backfired for pakistan as an open Mandeep Singh’s sliding deflection earned India their third goal in the 57th minute.

Just before the final whistle Lalit Upadhyay’s strike in the 59th minute sealed India’s win against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy opener.

India will now take on Argentina in their second match on Sunday.

(With IANS Inputs)

Article source: https://sports.ndtv.com/hockey/champions-trophy-hockey-india-start-campaign-with-comfortable-win-over-arch-rivals-pakistan-1872167

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