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Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

The Final of the Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 between India and Pakistan has been forfeited due to bad weather conditions

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India's Nilakanta Sharma vies for the ball against Pakistan's Muhammad Irfan Jr. Photo: Hockey Federation of India

The Final of Asian Men’s 2018, Manpreet Singh’s India and Pakistan are declared joint winners as the match was called-off due to bad weather at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat today. The rain pour in heavily 10 minutes before the scheduled start of play. Now India and Pakistan have won the Asian men's hockey Champions Trophy thrice each. India had clinched the title in the inaugural edition in 2011 as well as in 2016, whereas Pakistan won the 2012 and 2013 editions. Earlier, in the round-robin stage, India defeated Pakistan 3-1 after going one goal down in the first minute of the match. In the 2018 Asian Hockey Championship, India scored 28 goals while Pakistan able to beat the opponent's goalkeeper 18 times. 

How India won the 2016 Asian Champions Trophy

The last edition of the tournament saw India remain undefeated as they defeated Japan 10-2, drew 1-1 with South Korea, beat Pakistan 3-2, China 9-0 and Malaysia 2-1 in the pool stages. In the semi-finals, India had beaten South Korea 5-4 in penalty shootout while in final India defeated Pakistan 3-2 at Kuantan, Malaysia

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

The Indian Men's Hockey Team will share the trophy of the Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 with Pakistan after the Final of the tournament was forfeited due to adverse weather conditions on 28th October.#IndiaKaGame #HeroACT2018 pic.twitter.com/B5BWkJGedV — Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) October 28, 2018

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

The Final of the Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 between India and Pakistan has been called off due to bad weather. India and Pakistan declared joint winners India and Pakistan have been declared as joint winners of the Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 due to the Final being forfeited.#IndiaKaGame #HeroACT2018 #INDvPAK — Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) October 28, 2018

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

Here are some of the images from Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat Asian Champions Trophy final between #India and #Pakistan delayed due to heavy rains in Muscat pic.twitter.com/71MdgPqlQb — Muscat Daily (@muscat_daily) October 28, 2018

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

There is still no news from the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex.

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

India will meet former champions Pakistan, who prevailed 3-1 in the shootout after being level 4-4 against Malaysia in the first semi-final of 2018 Asian Hockey Championship.

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

The start of India vs Pakistan clash delayed due to heavy rain. It started raining in Muscat 10 minutes before the scheduled start of the play i.e. 22:40 (IST).Stay Tuned for Live updates

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

We are waiting for the start of the match. Meanwhile Lets have a look on India's road to final in Asian Men's Hockey Champions Trophy The Indian Men’s Hockey Team has made its way to the Final of the Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 and will now go for the coveted Gold Medal. Here’s a look at how the team has performed in the tournament so far. #IndiaKaGame #HeroACT2018 pic.twitter.com/8ckxF4rDXY — Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) October 28, 2018

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

As India vs Pakistan Final delayed due to rain. India announced their starting 11. Know here Here’s a look at the 11 players of the Indian Men’s Hockey Team who will take on Pakistan in the Final of the Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 on 27th October. Watch LIVE on @StarSportsIndia 2/2HD and @hotstartweets from 10:40 PM (IST). #IndiaKaGame #HeroACT2018 #INDvPAK pic.twitter.com/BisAomuEsK — Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) October 28, 2018

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

Here what happened when India and Pakistan last meet in Asian Men's Champions Trophy 2018 In Match 6 of Asian Men’s Hockey Championship 2018, Manjeet Singh-led India beat arch-rivals Pakistan at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat. After getting down by 1 goal down in the first minute of the match, India were attacking all guns blazing but fails to score a equaliser in the first quarter but after that they played brilliantly and scored 3 goals of which 2 comes in 2nd quarter while the third goal comes in the third quarter

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

The Pushback will be delayed because of heavy downpour.#IndiaKaGame #HeroACT2018 #INDvPAK — Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) October 28, 2018

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

Pitch inspection in 17 minutes from now, that is, around 23:00 (IST)

First Published: Sun, October 28 2018. 21:30 IST

Asian Hockey Championship 2018: India and Pakistan declared joint winners

The Final of the Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 between India and Pakistan has been forfeited due to bad weather conditions

The Final of Asian Men’s 2018, Manpreet Singh’s India and Pakistan are declared joint winners as the match was called-off due to bad weather at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat today. The rain pour in heavily 10 minutes before the scheduled start of play. Now India and Pakistan have won the Asian men's hockey Champions Trophy thrice each. India had clinched the title in the inaugural edition in 2011 as well as in 2016, whereas Pakistan won the 2012 and 2013 editions. Earlier, in the round-robin stage, India defeated Pakistan 3-1 after going one goal down in the first minute of the match. In the 2018 Asian Hockey Championship, India scored 28 goals while Pakistan able to beat the opponent's goalkeeper 18 times. 

How India won the 2016 Asian Champions Trophy

The last edition of the tournament saw India remain undefeated as they defeated Japan 10-2, drew 1-1 with South Korea, beat Pakistan 3-2, China 9-0 and Malaysia 2-1 in the pool stages. In the semi-finals, India had beaten South Korea 5-4 in penalty shootout while in final India defeated Pakistan 3-2 at Kuantan, Malaysia

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