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With a dominating performance, India thrashed Pakistan 7-1 to register their third straight win and seal a place in the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League in London on Sunday.

The India vs Pakistan hockey match, played on June 18, has become one of the most historic matches in the history of the game.

India's 7-1 triumph versus Pakistan puts them in a good position for the Hockey World League final later in 2017 and the 2018 Hockey World Cup.

However, India can not take this match lightly, because as they have found out in the past, this Pakistan hockey team have a habit of raising their game against their biggest rivals.

The Scots suffered their third straight defeat at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre as they were defeated 3-1 by Pakistan but they could still qualify from Pool B with victory over the Canadians next time out. Sardar helped Akashdeep a goal while Manpreet and Harjit Singh did their bit to forward the ball and cut back to defend according to plan.

In Pool B, Olympic champions Argentina made it two victories from two thanks to a 5-2 win over Malaysia. Muhammad Umar Butta (57th) scored a consolation goal for Pakistan. The effort resulted in winning a penalty corner in the opening minute of the match. "We want to give our best against Pakistan". Canada won their second PC with less than two minute for the final hooter but a great stop by Surender Kumar denied Canada from converting and India walked away victorius.

The players took the hockey field for the national anthems, beginning with Pakistan's: The Sacred Land.

"We have got some new faces up front and they are firing, so teams will have to be wary of that now".

The top four finishers in London will qualify for the eight nation Odisha Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar, India, although there is a small caveat to this.

He posted pictures of scenes in Balochistan after the match and saying "To whom it may concern, lay off" and then subsequently, posted a video of celebrations and fireworks in Srinagar after Pakistan's win. India further exposed Pakistan's weaknesses in their team's structure in a match that had chances galore for both the teams right from the start.

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