Incheon: India warmed up for their Asian Games field hockey clash against arch-rivals Pakistan by thrashing Oman 7-0 on Tuesday as South Korea nudged ahead of Japan in the race for the semi-finals. (Day 4 Blog | Medal Tally)
India, seeking their first Asiad gold medal since 1998, converted five penalty corners and a penalty stroke in the one-sided pool B game, but several scoring opportunities were wasted.
India and Pakistan face-off on Thursday in the competition's marquee match that could determine the pool leader. Both teams have won their first two games in the 10-nation tournament. (Shooter Bindra Finishes Asian Games Career With Bronze)