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India beat Pakistan to win bronze in Asian Games men’s hockey

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India beat Pakistan to win bronze in Asian Games men’s hockey. JAKARTA: India beat Pakistan to win bronze in Asian Games men’s hockey by defeating Pakistan 2-1 on Saturday.

India beat Pakistan to win bronze in Asian Games men's hockey
India’s Akash Deep and Pradeep Singh scored goals for their side. Photo: AFP

India beat Pakistan to win bronze in Asian Games men’s hockey

The traditional rivals contested for the third position, with India’s player Akash Deep scoring a goal against Pakistan in the beginning of the match.

Pakistan unleashed successive attacks against the arch-rivals in the 2nd and 3rd quarters of the game, but failed to score a goal.

India’s player Pradeep Singh scored 2nd goal for his side in the fourth quarter of the game.

Pakistani player Mohammad Ateeq scored the only goal for Pakistan and hence Indian won the bronze medal by winning the match 2-1.