LAHORE-The match between visiting Karachi Youth hockey group and Pakistan’s premier hockey nursery, Dar Hockey Academy, led to a 2-2 draw right here on the Johar City Hockey Stadium on Sunday. Karachi Youth group was chosen after a variety of phases ranging from open trials which noticed 130 aspirants. Lahore is the final cease of the tour.
Having performed 10 matches in Sargodha, Gojra and Faisalabad, the Karachi group gave the impression to be a well-knit aspect. The match started at a quick tempo with each the groups displaying attacking recreation. Karachi Youth went forward simply earlier than finish of the primary quarter to realize 1-Zero lead. Adnan Ladoo capped a quick transfer with end.
The from side to side sample continued within the second quarter. Dar HA equalised the rating at one-all via their first penalty nook transformed by Waseem. Nevertheless, the guests quickly restored the 2-1 benefit via one other stunning open play objective. A measured diagonal move from the left of the circle was superbly deflected in by diving Harris Naseer. It was the 13th objective of the main scorer of the tour.
Within the second half, Dar Hockey Academy gave the impression to be the higher of the 2 sides. They equalised at 2-all for the second time with one other penalty nook. A fast alternate on the prime of the circle beat the onrushing defenders and Bilal Aslam calmly put it in. Dar Hockey Academy had fairly a couple of probabilities, penalty corners in addition to subject, however didn’t get the winner because the match ended at a 2-2 draw. The 2 sides meet once more immediately (Monday).