Pakistan were thrashed 3-1 on Sunday by India in the 2017 Asia Cup Group A match at Dhaka’s Maulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium.
India played aggressive hockey in the third quarter to add to their one goal lead and go 3-0 up to make a comeback impossible for Pakistan.
Chinglen Kangujam opened the scoring for India in the 17th minute courtesy a field goal.
Ramandeep Singh doubled the lead in the 44th minute, while Harmanpreet Singh added another in the 45th minute through a penalty corner.
For Pakistan, at the start of the fourth quarter, Ali Shan was able to clinch one back but Greenshirts were not able to break India’s defence after that.
This was India’s fifth consecutive win against Pakistan in all tournaments.
Earlier, Pakistan beat Bangladesh 7-0 and scored a 2-2 draw against Japan in their first two group matches.
India top Group A with nine points, with three wins from as many matches.
Pakistan and Japan are tied on four points, while Bangladesh lost their three matches to end on the last spot in the group.