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India vs Pakistan result final score- Hockey World Cup 2010

Hosts India will meet arch rivals Pakistan at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Delhi today ( February 28, 2010) in the 2010 Hockey World Cup. This page will be updated with the final score and result of the India vs Pakistan game. Game kicks off at 20.35 IST

Full time score score :- India 4-1 Pakistan ( Shivendra Singh, Sandeep Singh*2, Prabhjot Singh/ Sohail Abbas)

HT score:- India 2-0 Pakistan

First Half :-

Both of India’s goals came from penalty corners. Sandeep’s shot was blocked by Pakistan keeper Salman Akbar, but Shivendra managed to slot in the rebound to give India the lead. Sandeep then directly converted a penalty corner in first half extra time to put India 2-0 ahead.

Salman Akbar produced two good saves in the first half to prevent India from scoring, while ace drag flicker Sohail Abbas rattled the woodwork in Pakistan’s only penalty corner of the game.

Second half :-

India opened the second half just as they had closed the second half- with a goal. That put them 3-0 up and Sandeep converted another penalty corner to make it 4-0. Sohail Abbas was again denied by the woodwork, but he managed to get a powerful shot in to reduce the arrears.

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Sri Lankan cricketers injured in Pakistan firing

Several members of the Sri Lankan cricket team were injured when masked gunmen attacked the bus they were travelling in en route to the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore.

Five Pakistani policemen were killed in the attack. Tharanga Paranavitana and Thilan Samaraweera were taken to hospital after suffering minor injuries. Other injured players included star batsman Kumar Sangakarra, Chaminda Vaas and Ajantha Mendis. Fourth umpire Raza was also hurt in the attack ( he reportedly took a bullet to the stomach)

This is a big blow for cricket in Pakistan. Sri Lanka were touring the country because India cancelled their tour because of security concerns.

The terrorists reportedly tried to hurl a grenade under the bus. Should they have been successful, we would have had a monumental disaster on our hands.

The Sri Lankan board has asked its team to come home by the next flight from Lahore.

Was this a security leak? Or did the terrorists penetrate the security cordon? The buses were also not bullet proof, which adds to the long list of questions that are facing Pakistan at this moment.

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India win inaugural T20 World Cup

The twenty twenty format of the game was introduced to draw more crowds to cricket, and to make inroads into newer markets.  And the T-20 final did exactly that. It was a great advertisement for the game, and has put to rest any doubts that 20-20 would not be successful Read the rest of this entry »

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