Dhaka: In Hockey, Defending champions and Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist India yesterday thrashed hosts Bangladesh 9-0 in the Asian Champions Trophy men's hockey tournament in Dhaka. Dilpreet Singh struck a hat-trick with three field goals while Jarmanpreet Singh struck a brace from penalty corners. 

In between, Lalit Upadhayay deflected in a variation from vice-captain Harmanpreet Singh's flick from a penalty corner. Akashdeep Singh also found the net from a field effort before Mandeep Mor scored his debut goal for the country from a set-piece in the 55th minute. Harmanpreet also scored a goal perfectly converting India's 13th penalty corner in the 57th minute.

Playing their first tournament with some new players after the historic Tokyo Olympics campaign, the Manpreet Singh-led India had earlier drawn 2-2 against Korea in their tournament opener on Tuesday.

India will next play arch-rivals Pakistan in the round-robin stage on Friday.

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