Indian Hockey team reclaimed glory after beating Pakistan for the bronze medal match. India prevailed over Pakistan with a 2-1 victory. India were the hot favorites to get the gold in Men’s Hockey but suffered a setback while facing Malaysia in the Semifinal match. India was leading with seconds left for the match to get over. But were shocked by Malaysia with a late goal and the favorites went on to lose the game in the shootout(6-7).
Coming back to the Bronze medal match. India took an early lead with a goal from Akashdeep just 3 minutes into the match. Teams couldn’t score any goal in the first half as India kept the lead with them. With just 10 mins left India increased the lead through Harmanpreet Singh but Pakistan strike back through Atiq. But Indian defense held on to take the victory and Bronze Medal.