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India wins Junior men's Hockey Asia Cup 2015

India beat Pakistan 6-2 in junior men’s hockey Asia Cup final, Harmanpreet Singh was the star of the final with four goals in the contest. Harmanpreet, who has been on goal a spree in this tournament, opened India's account in the 10th minute converting a penalty corner in a scintillating fashion. Harmanpreet netted another one in 15th minute with a rocket of a strike to convert yet another penalty corner. Pakistan struck back in the 28th minute with a field goal by Muhammad Yaqoob before Harmanpreet rose to the occasion with a hat-trick in the 30th minute as India finished the first-half with a comfortable 3-1 lead. India started the second-half with the usual flair when Armaan Qureshi and Manpreet scored field goals in 44th and 50th minute respectively to consolidate India's lead to 5-1. Harmanpreet found himself at the scoreboard again with a fourth strike of the match in the 53rd minute. Pakistan reduced the margin in the 68th minute with a field goal by Muhammad Dilber.
Earlier on Saturday India beat Japan 6-1 in the semi-final. For India Mandeep Singh, Manpreet Singh Jr, Vikramjit Singh and Varun Kumar scored one goal each while Harmanpreet Singh struck twice, whose individual goals tally in the tournament has gone upto 11.