Pakistan will not compete for a medal in the hockey discipline at the Commonwealth Games in 2022, according to Birmingham. In their pool-A encounter on Thursday, Pakistan was defeated by the unbeatable Australians.
The opposition-dominated the game from the start of the faceoff, and the Pakistani players appeared hopeless in their attempts to mount a comeback. Australia, which finished first in Pool A, took a 1-0 lead in the 12th minute on a goal from Blake Govers.
In the second quarter, Pakistani players tried valiantly to get an equalizer, but to no effect. When Jeremy Hayward gave his team a 2-0 lead in the 19th minute, Pakistan’s problems multiplied.
In the third quarter, Hayward made another goal, his second of the game and third overall. The Pakistani players were helpless to halt the Australians’ charge, and in the 42nd minute, Tom Wickham increased the score to 4-0.