India beat Pakistan to win Asian Champions Trophy

Updated: 11 September 2011 18:47 IST

India defeated archrivals Pakistan 4-2 via the penalty shootout to clinch the first edition of the men's Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament on Sunday.

India beat Pakistan to win Asian Champions Trophy
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Ordos, China:

India defeated archrivals Pakistan 4-2 via the penalty shootout to clinch the first edition of the men's Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament on Sunday.

The match ended goalless at the end of regulation time and even the extra time of fifteen minutes did not produce any goal.

In the resultant tie breaker, skipper Rajpal Singh, Danish Mujtaba, Yuvraj Walmiki and Sarwanjit Singh beat Pakistan goalkeeper Imran Shah, while Gurvinder Singh Chandi was unsuccessful in his attempt.

The tie-breaker was a one on one between the striker and goalkeeper from the twenty three meter line. The striker was given only eight seconds to score.

Topics : Hockey India Pakistan
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