Indo Pak clash at Asia Cup that grabbed limelight
New Delhi: At the Asia Cup, the match between India and Pakistan was drawn 1-1. Karthi Selvam scored the only goal for the Indian team in the ninth minute of the match. At the same time, Abdul Rana scored for Pakistan in the 59th minute of the match. Till the 18th minute of the last quarter, India’s lead was 1-0. But, in the next minute, Abdul Rana scored through a penalty corner to level the score at 1-1. Indian team took a referral against the goal, but it went in vain.
India had a chance to score the second goal of the match through penalty corners in this quarter, but it failed to do so.
In the second quarter, both the teams could not score any goal. Pakistan got many chances to score in this quarter. But defenders and goalkeeper Suraj Karkera foiled those opportunities with a brilliant defense. The team is being captained by veteran Birender Lakra, while Sardar Singh is in the role of coach. The last season of the Asia Cup was played in 2017, when the Indian team defeated Malaysia to capture the trophy for the third time.