India vs Pakistan hockey match ends in 2-2 draw

Ordos (China): The high profile clash between India and Pakistan in the final group match of the Asian Champions Trophy ended in 2-2 draw on Friday.India, who were down by two goals, came back strongly and levelled the scores through Rupinderpal and Danish Mujtaba, according to information reaching here.

Five minutes into the second half, Pakistan managed to break the deadlock by scoring the first goal of the match. They quickly followed it up with another one and maintained a clear lead but was denied victory by the Indians.Earlier, a desperate India, looking for anything less than a victory, displayed an attacking game against the arch rivals but failed to score before the half time.On paper, the high-voltage Indo-Pak encounter might be just a group match but in reality it was a showdown between two traditional rivals out to annex a spot in Sunday`s final. – Zeenews