PAK V IND ( Pool A ) Hockey World League Semi-Final Antwerp 2015

PAK
2 - 2
IND

Match Review PAK - IND 2-2

PAK v IND HighlightsPosted June 26, 2015
PAK V IND Goal 1 for INDPosted June 26, 2015
PAK V IND Goal 1 for PAKPosted June 26, 2015
PAK V IND Goal 2 for PAKPosted June 26, 2015
PAK V IND Goal 2 for INDPosted June 26, 2015

India’s Ramandeep Singh and Greenshirts’ captain Muhammad Imran both bagged doubles in a classic Pakistan-India derby match that finished 2-2, giving both sides a share of the spoils on Day 6 at the FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Finals in Antwerp.

The result moved India onto seven points in Pool A with Pakistan up to four points, enough to guarantee their place in the cross-over quarter-finals.

In a match described as the “best of the tournament” by Pakistan Head Coach Shahnaz Sheikh in the post-game press conference, India took an early lead when Ramandeep dived in at the back post to deflect home in the 13th minute before Pakistan’s veteran defender Imran buried a second quarter penalty stroke to restore parity.

Imran hit the target again shortly after half time with a penalty corner drag-flick rocket to put Pakistan ahead before a smart turn and shot on the backhand from Indian ace Ramandeep completed the match scoring in front of a large, passionate contingent of fans that cheered on both nations throughout.

"They are always exciting games for everyone”, said India captain Sardar Singh after the game. “Both teams played a good match, but it was lucky for us to get a draw. A lot of Indian fans were looking forward to this game and I hope they enjoyed what they saw."

On being unbeaten so far he added: "We're just taking it one match at a time. Our next game is against Australia and I hope we will do better."

Pakistan captain Muhammad Imran said: "I'm very happy. Although it was a draw we played a very good game and we could have won it. It's a pool match and we are looking forward. We'll look at the mistakes we made in this match but in the end I am happy with the performance of my team."

He continued: "It's exciting - I got two goals which gives me confidence going into the next matches."

Goals

Team Minute Shirt # Player Action Score
IND 13 31 SINGH Ramandeep FG 0 - 1
PAK 23 3 IMRAN Muhammad PS 1 - 1
PAK 37 3 IMRAN Muhammad PC 2 - 1
IND 39 31 SINGH Ramandeep FG 2 - 2

Cards

Team Minute Shirt # Player Type
PAK 25 8 BHUTTA Muhammad Umar G
IND 30 25 SINGH Satbir Y
PAK 34 8 BHUTTA Muhammad Umar G
IND 39 22 WALMIKI Devindar Y

PAK

Minute Shirt # Name Goals Green Yellow Red
X
1 BUTT Imran
X
2 IRFAN Muhammad
X
3 IMRAN Muhammad 2
X
4 BUTT Ammad Shakeel
X
5 TOSEEQ Muhammad
7
7 WAQAS Muhammad
X
8 BHUTTA Muhammad Umar 2
X
9 MEHMOOD Rashid
X
10 RASOOL Shafqat
X
11 SHAN Ali
Bench
12 ABBAS Mazhar
9
13 SHAH Syed
8
14 RIZWAN JR. Muhammad
X
15 RIZWAN SR. Muhammad
8
16 AHMED Fareed
9
17 YAQOOB Muhammad
X
19 DILBER Muhammad
8
21 ALI Muhammad
  Medical Doctor ABBAS Asad (Dr.)
  Video Technician UMRAO Syead Abuzar
  Head Coach SHAHNAZ Sheikh
  Team Manager KALEEM Muhammad Danish

IND

Minute Shirt # Name Goals Green Yellow Red
Bench
3 SINGH Rupinder
9
6 SINGH Gurmail
X
7 SINGH Manpreet
X
8 SINGH Sardar
5
9 WALMIKI Yuvraj
X
10 SINGH Dharamvir
X
13 SINGH Gurbaj
X
14 UPADHYAY Lalit
X
16 PARATTU Sreejesh
7
22 WALMIKI Devindar 1
Bench
23 SINGH Harjot
X
25 SINGH Satbir 1
X
26 LAKRA Birendra
X
27 SINGH Akashdeep
X
28 KULAR Jasjit Singh
X
29 KANGUJAM Chinglensana
8
31 SINGH Ramandeep 2
7
32 THIMMAIAH Chandanda
  Team Manager SANGWAN Sandeep
  Head Coach van ASS Paul
  Stand-In Manager SEBASTIAN Jude Felix
  Physiotherapist IYENGAR Shrikant

DNP = Did not participate
S = Suspended
DSQ = Disqualified

Match Officials

Role Official
Umpire 1 PULLMAN Tim
Umpire 2 WRIGHT John
Reserve Umpire BARBAS Diego
Video Umpire SIMMONDS Gary
Judge 1 WARRIS Rogier
Judge 2 McKAY Iain
Technical Officer DECKENBROCK Christian
  • Match 14
  • Date Fri, 26 Jun 2015
  • Time 16:00
  • Pool/Class Pool A
  • Venue KHC Dragons

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