Indian team is on a roll after thrashing Japan 5-1 in their last encounter of Hockey Asia Cup, India humiliate hosts Bangladesh with more than half-a-dozen. Bangladesh couldn’t even shake the Indian team’s goal post even once.After destroying them 7-0 in the second round to book a spot in the Super 4.
The confident Indians dominated with more than 70% possession to continue their strong run in the tournament. Bangladesh, on the other hand, were a bunch of nerves after getting humiliated in the hands of Pakistan, going down 7-0.
India scored five goals in the first two quarters while another two after the change of ends.
Gurjant Singh (7th minute), Akashdeep Singh (10th), Lalit Upadhyay (13th), Amit Rohidas (20th), Harmanpreet Singh (28th, 47th) and Ramandeep Singh (46th) were the goal scorers for India in the Pool A encounter.
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Sjoerd Marijne’s men are ruthless in the final third, just two goals off 13 penalty corner chances is a a point to ponder. The Indian team is in a huddle and Marijne, in all probability, is emphasising on that point.
India is at the top of the table with six points while Pakistan is second with four points.India now meets arch-rivals Pakistan on October 15 and what a way they have warmed up for the all-important clash.Meanwhile in the other match of Pool A, Japan held Pakistan to a 2-2 draw.