Asian Champions Trophy: India and Pakistan declared joint Winners


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India and Pakistan were on Sunday pronounced joint victors of the fifth Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) hockey competition after the eagerly awaited summit conflict was canceled because of overwhelming deluge here. Substantial rain since night postponed the beginning of the last and despite the fact that the skies yielded later, yet by then the harm had just been finished. The turf was totally waterlogged on account of the overwhelming showers and after exchange with both the mentors of India and Pakistan, the competition chief chose to cancel the match and proclaim both the groups as joint victors.

India, along these lines, stayed unbeaten in the competition having finished the round robin stages with 13 points, cordiality four wins and a draw out of their five diversions.

Pakistan finished the round robin arranges on the second spot with 10. India had before crushed Pakistan 3-1 in the round robin organize.

It was the two India and Pakistan’s last global trip before the season-finishing FIH men’s World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar from November 28 to December 16.

India and Pakistan had won the title twice each before the present release. India came into the competition this year as protecting heroes having won the last release in 2016 after their title triumph in the debut version in 2011.

Pakistan won the title twice in 2012 and 2013 other than completing sprinters up in 2011 and 2016. India too have completed sprinters up once in 2012.


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