India had also won their match 3-2 in 2014 Champions Trophy against the Dutch. It was a very warm day in London with temperatures rising to 36°C. We've now restored our pride in the final because of the way we lost the first match to India.
Indian hockey team offers some solace with victory after cricketers let fans down.
This was followed by the national anthem for India, Jana Gana Mana.
Forward Akashdeep Singh had scored two goals in the tournament going into this game.
Pakistan had the first shot at the goal when they earned a penalty corner but the effort sailed over the bar. Four teams from each group will qualify for the quarter finals of the tournament. The team went on to double the lead in the second quarter with Talwinder finding the net.
CRICKET sensation was at its peak amongst residents for the much-awaited and high voltage final match between India and Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday.
"Indian mothers will tell stories of this day to their kids that be afraid when Pakistan comes". But on a happier note, the cricket loss was more than made up by the Indian hockey team that defeated Pakistan.
There was plenty of power in the next goal as well, with Pardeep Mor scorching one from a tight angle to make it six of the best for India.
Akashdeep made it 5-0 in the 47th minute and Pradeep Mor added a sixth in the 49th minute. Umar Bhutta got the consolation goal for Pakistan, who went down by such a long margin, despite playing their best game of the Hockey World League Semifinal 2017.
The goal was too little too late for Pakistan. Akashdeep then was in with a chance to break the deadlock but his soft hit from close range was easily blocked by goalkeeper Amjad Ali. India started their campaign with a 4-1 win over Scotland.
"It was a disappointment". "We wanted to win on the field today to show not only our proud nation but all the World that we will stand up and fight for what we believe in through sport", he said in a release. "And the team got us that!"