Sports / India qualify for Super Fours with massive 16 0 win over hosts Indonesia

Zoom News : May 26, 2022, 09:39 PM
Sports | Defending champions India beat hosts Indonesia 16-0 to enter the knockout stage of the Asia Cup. A thumping win over Indonesia not only propelled India into the knockout stage of the tournament, but also closed the doors for Pakistan. India and Pakistan were both second and third in Pool A with four points each behind Japan, but India qualified for Super 4 on the basis of better goal difference (1).

After a draw in the first match and a loss in the second, India needed to beat Indonesia by a margin of 15-0 or more to reach the last four. Dipsan Tirkey scored five goals for the defending champions, while Sudev Belimaga scored three goals.

India completely dominated Indonesia in Thursday's match at GBK Arena. In this match, India hit the goal 36 times, while the Indonesian team could reach India's goal only once.

India got 21 penalty corners in the entire match, out of which India got success in eight, while Indonesia did not get a single penalty corner.

Experienced SV Sunil, Pawan Rajbhar and Karti Selvam scored a goal each, while Uttam Singh and Neelam Sanjeev Jess scored a goal each. Pakistan had lost 2-3 to Japan earlier in the day.