Asia Cup Hockey 2022: Defending champions India started their campaign in the Asia Cup 2022 against head-rivals Pakistan. This match was a draw. India had already taken the lead by scoring a goal in the first quarter. Both teams failed to score in the second and third quarters. But in the last minutes of the last quarter, Pakistan drew the match with equalizer goals.
06:41 PM: India got a chance in the last minute, but Simarjeet missed. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.
06:38 PM: Before the last minute, Pakistan got a penalty corner, and this time they scored the first goal of the match by breaking the Indian defense. Score tied at 1-1.
06:27 PM: Due to Pakistan’s mistake, India got a free hit in the 13th minute, India managed to reach Pakistan’s D but the ball did not reach inside the goal post this time too. India is 1-0 ahead of Pakistan.
06:27 PM: Half the game of the fourth quarter is also done but neither team has been able to score. Both India and Pakistan are continuously attacking each other’s goal post, but no one has got success so far.
06:19 PM: The game of the third quarter ends, and India has a 1-0 lead. In this quarter both the teams tried to score but neither team failed to penetrate the defense. Now the match is in the last quarter.
06:15 PM: India got the 7th penalty corner, but this time Karti failed to fire the ball into Pakistan’s goal post.
06:08 PM: India missed the penalty corner! In the 8th minute, Team India managed to make a penalty corner, but it could not get the ball to Pakistan’s goal post. During this, with the help of referrals, India got the second penalty corner, but for the second time too, Team India was disappointed. India has won 6 penalty corners so far in which Team India has scored only once.
06:03 PM: Pakistan once again came close to India’s goalpost in the third minute of the third quarter, but this time also failed to penetrate the Indian defense. Pakistan is constantly trying to put pressure on India for the first goal.
05:59 PM: The game of the third quarter has started and Pakistan got a penalty corner in the first minute, but could not convert it into a goal. India still has a 1-0 lead.
05:45 PM: The game of the second quarter is over and Team India has maintained a 1-0 lead till half time. Neither team could score in the second quarter. After halftime, India’s eyes will be on consolidating the lead.
05:23 PM: 20-year-old Karti Selvami is making his debut for India today. In the first quarter, he scored the first goal for India by dominating the penalty corner. The goal came 6 minutes before the end of the first quarter.