Pakistan hockey team has defeated Malaysia by 3-2 in their opening match of Asian Hockey Champions Trophy played at Ordos, China.
The first half finished with both teams scoring two goals each. But in the second half, Shakeel Abbasi from Pakistan scored the decisive goal through a penalty stroke.
Thе first two goals wеrе scored bу young Abdul Haseem Khan аnԁ skipper Muhammad Imran.
Pakistan will now face China in its second match on Sunday.
Further, in Asian Champions Trophy opening match, India pounded China 5-0 where as South Korea defeated Japan 3-2.