Asia Cup 2022: Twitter reactions as India drub Indonesia 16-0 to oust Pakistan, qualify for Super 4s
The Indian men's hockey team thrashed Indonesia by a humongous 16-0 margin to storm into the Super 4s stage of the ongoing Asia Cup in Jakarta on Thursday. India's win meant Pakistan were ousted from the Asia Cup and also failed to secure a berth for next year's World Cup in India. Dipsan Tirkey scored five goals while Sudev Belimagga scored a hat-trick. Also Read: Asia Cup 2022: With focus on the future, Indian hockey team on a learning curve Fans, hockey pundits and former players congratulated the Indian team for their superlative performance in the final league match of the tournament.
Former Indian captain Viren Rasquinha congratulated the team and also had some interesting observations to share. India beats Indonesia 16-0 and qualifies for the Super 4s #AsiaCupHockey2022 . Fans were also happy with the performance from an 'inexperienced' team. Hockey India sent an inexperienced team to the Asia Cup Hockey Tournament. Indian senior men's team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh said it was good to see the youngsters step up and added that the real tournament begins now.
India needed a 15-0 win over Indonesia to advance to the Super 4s of the Asia Cup, and guess what?They beat Indonesia 16-0, thus knocking Pakistan out of the 2023 World Cup qualifiers. The young Indian team came out all guns blazing and were on the money from the word go. India will next meet Japan on May 28 in their first Super 4s match. Also read: Hockey Technical officer Sonia Bathla looking forward to Commonwealth Games
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