Confident India defeated hosts Bangladesh 7-0 in the second round of Hockey Asia Cup to book a spot in the Super 4. Ranked 6th in the world, Indians were no match for their less-fancied rivals as they dominated the match with more than 70% possession to continue their strong run in the tournament.In the first match also India won 5-1 confidently against Japan.
India scored five goals in the first two quarters while another two after the change of ends. Gurjant Singh (7th minute), Akashdeep Singh (10th), Lalit Upadhyay (13th), Amit Rohidas (20th), Harmanpreet Singh (28th, 47th) and Ramandeep Singh (46th) were the goal scorers for India in the Pool A encounter.
The Indians lead Pool A with 6 points from two wins and will next play arch-rivals Pakistan in their last pool encounter on Sunday.