India vs Pakistan in Asian Champions Trophy Hockey 2023: India beat Pakistan in a one sided match
India defeated Pakistan by 4-0 in the Asian Champions Trophy hockey match 2023. The clash between two teams was held on Wednesday, 9 August at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium in Chennai. After this loss Pakistan is going out of semi final race of the tournament. India has been topped in this six-team tournament. Harmanpreet Singh is the top scorer of the tournament.
The team India has scored one goal each in each quarter. Captain Harmanpreet Singh scored two goals on the penalty corner in 15th and 23rd minute. In this way the India went ahead 2-0 in the IND vs PAK match. Jugraj Singh make a penalty corner in the 36th minute while Akashdeep Singh scored a field goal in the 55th minute for his side. Finally, India went ahead 4-0 in the match. India was dominated on Pakistan in this strategic game and did not give any chances to score more. In the previous match, the Indian team defeated defending champions South Korea by 3-2 and fixed their place in the semi-finals. While in their third match, Indian team also had a victory against Malaysia 5-0. The team India was started their campaign with a 7-2 win over China.
The team India will play in 2nd semi-final match against Japan at the same ground on August 11. The first semi-final match will be played between Malaysia (number two in point table) and South Korea at number three in table. While for the fifth place Pakistan will take on China in the playoff match.
Captain Harmanpreet Singh remains Top Scorer of this event
Indian captain Harmanpreet Singh is the top scorer of the Asian Champions Trophy 2023. He has scored 7 goals till now. Mohammad Khan has scored three goals from Pakistan side.
India-Pakistan standings in this tournament
The team India has been remained unbeaten in the league stage (round robin format) of the tournament. India won 4 out of 5 matches, while one match was a draw with Japan. With this victory India has secured at the top position in the points table with 13 points.
Out of five matches Pakistan can only won in one match, two match was draw. While in two matches they faced a loss in the tournament. Including this victory India won 65 match over Pakistan. Pakistan team has won a total of 82 matches against India.
Asian Champions Trophy record of both team says that India and Pakistan sides comes in a list of successful teams. Both the teams have won the Asian Champions Trophy Hockey title thrice each.
Pakistan team knocked out of Asian Champions Trophy 2023 after loss against India
Let we all know that for appointing a place in the semi-final race, Pakistan was needed to win or draw this match but India defeated them by 4-0 in a one-sided match. India has reached to the semi-final race of the Asian Champions Trophy 2023. But now Pakistan’s journey in this tournament is over. Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin and Sports Minister Udayanidhi Stalin also watched the match between India and Pakistan in the Asian Champions Trophy.
India vs Pakistan Lineup of Asian Champions Trophy 2023
India lineup: Harmanpreet Singh (C), Krishna Bahadur Pathak, Jarmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Manpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Hardik Singh, Sumit, Akashdeep Singh, Shamsher Singh, Sukhjeet Singh.
Pakistan lineup: Akmal Hossain, Akil Ahmed, Ehtisham Aslam, Arshad Liaquat, Abdul Hannan, Abdul Rana, Zikriya Hayat, Umar Bhutta, Usama Bashir, Muhammad Sufiyan Khan, Afraz.
Asian Champions Trophy 2023 semifinal, final match schedule and timing
Four teams including India, Malaysia, Japan, and Korea have reached to the semifinal match of Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 2023. In the point table Malaysia finished at second position with 12 points ahead of South Korea (5 point) and Japan (5 point). While India finished at top position in the points table with 13 points.
|11 August||Pakistan vs China, For 5th place||3:30 PM IST||Chennai|
|11 August||Malaysia vs Korea, Semifinal 1st||6:00 PM IST||Chennai|
|11 August||India vs Japan, Semifinal 2nd
||8:30 PM IST||Chennai|
|12 August||Final||8:30 PM IST||Chennai|