Pakistan beat Bangladesh in Asia Cup match

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan defeated Bangladesh 7-0 in their opening fixture of the 10th Men’s Hockey Asia Cup at Maulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Abubakr scored three goals while Ammad Shakeel Butt and Arslan Qadir scored two goals each, said a press release issued here from Pakistan Hockey Federation.

Earlier in the match, India defeated Japan 5-1.

Pakistan will play its next match against Japan on Friday.