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India beat Oman to enter Jr Asia Cup semifinal

Dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh slammed a hattrick as India humiliated a lowly Oman 9-0 to enter the semifinal of the eighth junior men’s Asia Cup hockey tournament, here on Thursday. 

Besides, Harmanpreet who found the opposition net thrice in the seventh, 12th and 50th minutes, the other goal scorers for India in the quartefinal contest were Arman Qureshi (10th), Gurjant Singh (18th), Santa Singh (22nd), Mandeep Singh (30th), skipper Harjeet Singh (45th) and Mohd Umar (54th). The Indian colts will now face Japan in the first semifinal on Saturday. India started on an attacking note and was rewarded with a penalty stroke in the initial minutes of the game.
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