New Delhi: India continued their brilliant form in the Asia Cup Hockey 2017 tournament as the Men In Blue defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 in their Pool A match in Dhaka on Sunday. With this victory, India finished on top of Pool A with nine points in three matches. Chinglensana Singh (13'), Ramandeep Singh (44') and Harmanpreet Singh (45') were on the score-sheet for India. Ali Shan scored Pakistan's lone goal of the match. India had defeated Japan 5-1 in their opening match and then mauled minnows Bangladesh 7-0 in their second encounter of the tournament.
18:46 IST: 45 seconds to go in the match.
18:46 IST: Rizwan Junior is trying hard to find a net. Brilliant work from Ramandeep in the middle.
18:42 IST: 2 minutes to go in the match.
18:41 IST: India go for stroke after umpire awards third PC. India have asked for referral.
18:39 IST: Penalty corner for India.
18:38 IST: Three minutes to go. Can India add one more goal to pile misery on arch-rivals Pakistan?
18:37 IST: SAVE! Outstanding effort from India's goalie Akash Chikte to deny Pakistan a second goal.
18:36 IST: A sublime finish by Ramandeep. Watch here:
18:35 IST: Pakistan showing good game sense. The Green Shirts are keeping India on defence.
18:28 IST: Pakistan lose their review. India will not face any penalty corner.
18:27 IST: Pakistan have asked for a referral. They have claimed the stick blocked by Indian defender.
18:26 IST: GOAL!!!! Ali Shan scores in 48th minute. India lead 3-1 against Pakistan
18:21 IST: End of Quarter 3. India are on top with a 3-0 lead against Pakistan.