Asia Cup hockey India thrash hosts Indonesia 16 0 qualify for Super 4s

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Jakarta, May 26

Indian men's hockey team picked up a stunning 16-0 win over the hosts Indonesia in their final match of the Asia Cup 2022 Pool A at the GBK Sports Complex Hockey Stadium here on Thursday and qualified for the second round of the continental meet.

India needed to win by a margin of 15 goals in the final group match to qualify for the Super 4s.

Dipsan Tirkey (42', 47', 59', 59') starred for India, scoring four goals in the match, while Sudev Belimagga (45', 46', 55') also scored a hat-trick in the match. Pawan Rajbhar (10', 11),SV Sunil (19', 24'), and Karthi Selvam (40', 56') also scored a brace, while Uttam Singh (14'), Nilam Sanjeep Xess (20') and Birendra Lakra (41') scored a goal each to help their team pick up the win.

India started the match against Indonesia at a relentless pace against the hosts, showcasing their intention to get a big win from the first minute itself. In the 7th minute, the team missed a cl

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