Favourites India continued their winning momentum defeating arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 in the Pool A encounter of the 10th men's Asia Cup hockey tournament in Dhaka on Sunday.
India controlled the proceedings for the better part of the match, barring the final quarter when Pakistan, trailing 0-3, came hard on the Indian defence in search of goals.
Chinglesnsana Singh (17th minute), Ramandeep Singh (44th) and Harmanpreet Singh (45th) scored the goals for India, while Pakistan lone strike came from the stick of Ali Shan in the 49th minute.
By virtue of this win, India finished on top of Pool A with nine points from three games while Pakistan secured the second spot with four points. Both India and Pakistan have managed to secure their place in the round-robin Super 4 stage of the tournament.