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India vs Pakistan Hockey Live Blog: India Win 6-1 

Live updates from the India vs Pakistan hockey match at the World Hockey League Semi-Finals.

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India’s Ramandeep Singh celebrates scoring their first goal during the Men’s World Hockey League match. (Photo: AP)
Snapshot
  • India are playing Pakistan in a 5-8 classification match of the World Hockey League Semi-Finals
  • The winner of this match plays the winner of the Canada vs China fixture for a 5th or 6th place finish in the tournament.
  • India have already qualified for the Hockey World League Final and the next World Cup by virtue of being hosts of both events.
5:50 PM , 24 Jun

Skipper Speaks

“Happy with our performance today. We were disappointed with the loss to Malaysia but we had a meeting and said we cannot change what happened and we needed to simply do well today,” says skipper Manpreet Singh after the win.

5:44 PM , 24 Jun

India Win 6-1

Almost the same storyline as the league stage match, and this time as well India finish on top. 6-1 to the team in Blue as they book a slot against Canada on Sunday in the 5th-6th classification match.

5:40 PM , 24 Jun

Penalty Corner for India

9 seconds on the clock and India have a penalty corner. Harmanpreet Singh gives it a go but this one is stopped.

The hooter goes off.

India win 6-1.

5:38 PM , 24 Jun

India Score Sixth

Just over a minute left in the game and India have ticked the board once again.

Mandeep sees his first shot saved by the keeper but the rebound doesn't miss. Ball meets back of the goal. India now lead 6-1.


Published: 24 Jun 2017, 4:31 PM IST
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