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India Wins Bronze After Scoring 2-1 Against Pakistan In Men’s Hockey At Asian Games

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India Wins Bronze After Scoring 2-1 Against Pakistan In Men’s Hockey At Asian Games

Indian men’s hockey team has brought Bronze to the nation after playing exceptionally well throughout the event. The team today had a face-off with Pakistan and India beat the opponent with 2-1.

In the End of first quarter, India was leading with 1-0 against Pakistan through Akashdeep’s  goal in the match. Pakistan came in form in the second quarter.

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On the other hand, Pakistan had topped team B with a total of 15 points.

India had Lost To Malaysia By 6-7 In Penalty Shoot-Out failing to reach in the semi-finals.  There was a no goal at the second and third penalty stroke for both the teams.  It was nail-biting match with the following strokes until India lost with 6-7.

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The score chart of India had been amazing with in previous 5 matches as against Indonesia (17-0), Hong-Kong China (26-0), Japan (8-0), South Korea (5-3) and Sri Lanka (20-0). Drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh has been the highest goal scorer for India at the Asian Games 2018.

Till now, India has won a total of 68 medals at the ongoing event. This includes 15 Gold, 24 Silver and 29 Bronze. Meanwhile, Pakistan is much behind at the Medals tally with only 4 medals so far out of which all 4 are bronze. Pakistan has not bagged a single gold or silver medal till now.

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On the other hand, China is leading with a total of 282 medals including 129 Gold, 89 Silver, and 64 bronze. China is followed by Japan with 198 medals including 70 Gold, 54 silver, and 74 bronze medals.

Published by Kanika Saini on 01 Sep 2018

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