India in semi-finals Beat Pak. 3-2
Game starts with a Penalty Corner in very second minute when Sandeep Singh The Star of this game has not done any mistake by converting it into goal and India got lead by that goal in just 2nd min. of the match.
But Pakistan was also in no mood to lose this match so just 3 mins after that Rahel Bhatt returned the goal and both teams were 1-1 with 5 mins of the game.
Now it was the turn of India when Dharmvir Singh done no mistake on 16th min. and put ball in Pakistani Goal as a field Goal.
During whole first half India has played well by putting pressure on pakistan. Stadium was partially filled but the major support by the audience was for Pakistan because local public was supporting Pakistan.
In first half India was leading by 2-1.
Second half started a little slow but Pakistan got another success when about 28 mins were remaining to finish up of game. Shakeel Abbasi was the man from Pakistan who had made a field goal this time.
But game was not over yet. India got another Penalty Corner and Sandeep Singh is the man again, dragged the ball in Pakistani net… Wow.. great job by 26year old Sandeep Singh, he is one of the top three drag flikers in the world. So India was leading by 3-2 but Pakistan is trying hard to get back into the game. Pakistan got one Penalty Corner when about 13 mins. were remaining but our goal keeper Bharat Chetri saved it very nicely.
India is already in Semi-Finals but Indian Hockey Team has to play their last round robin league match on 21st with Japan. But now the eyes are on semi-final matches which are starting from 23rd of Nov.