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Asia Cup Hockey: India maul Bangladesh 7-0

Prime News, International Sports, Hockey, Dhaka, October 14:-  Favourites India produced yet another clinical performance to maul minnows Bangladesh 7-0, registering their second consecutive win at the men’s Asia Cup Hockey Tournament, here Friday.

India beat Japan 5-1 in the opening encounter.

Ranked 6th in the world, Indians were no match for their less-fancied rivals as they controlled the proceedings from start to finish en route their emphatic win.

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.

As expected, the Indians were completely in control of the game and displayed superior hockey as compared to the hosts.

The Indians lead Pool A with six points from two wins and will next play arch-rivals Pakistan in their last pool encounter on Sunday.

-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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