Jr Hockey Wc: Pakistan thrash Harendra's USA 18-2 to qualify for 9-12th place classification match

Updated: few hours ago

Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (PTI) Abdul Rana scored four goals including a hat-trick while Abuzar found the net thrice as erstwhile Asian powerhouse Pakistan thrashed USA 18-2 to qualify for the ninth to 12th place classification match of the FIH Junior hockey World cup here on Tuesday.    

Already out of the knockout stage, it turned out to be a goalfest for Pakistan as Rana (27th, 33rd, 35th, 54th minutes) found the net four times, while Abuzar (14th, 28th, 57th) struck three field goals to toy with USA defence.     

Besides, Rizwan Ali (20th, 46th) scored two goals for the Asian side.