They rotated the ball well to secure a penalty corner
in the eighth minute but failed to score as Chinese goalkeeper Dongxiao Li deflected a shot.
Abu Bakar scored the all important goal off first penalty corner
in the seventh minute.
Lakers hit visiting Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 2-0 at Kisumu Simba ground to move into second place with 11 points.Chris Wokila put Sharks ahead in the 11th minute from a penalty corner
but skipper Willis Malesi levelled in the 23rd minute for Jaguars after also latching onto a penalty corner
In reply, Deeside took full advantage of another penalty corner
which was flicked past the helpless McEwen to draw the sides level again.
Nepal had a penalty corner
. However, in the last minute Kazakhstan went ahead when Yermek Tashkeyev standing unmarked in the mid circle's left availed a pass from right with a beautiful flick.
goal came off their fifth penalty corner
with Nurbol Kazhym flicking the ball high into the net.
Bilal picked up where he left off when he doubled his personal tally five minutes into the second half, and his side did well to clear a penalty corner
after a goalmouth scramble.
Aleem Bilal hammered a treble and got the former champion off the mark with a rasping penalty corner
in the 13th minute and the drag-flicker made it 2-0 five minutes later with another penalty corner
ahead with their opening penalty corner
in the sixth minute.
In the second quarter, former captain Muhammad Irfan senior scored the second for Pakistan in the 22nd minute through a penalty corner
, followed by Atiq who completed a move on the field to give Pakistan a 3-0 lead.
A 13th minute penalty corner
conversion by Anna O'Flanagan was all that Ireland required as they doggedly defended to record consecutive upsets in the tournament en route a quarter-final berth.
India were quick to respond with an improvised attack that fetched them a penalty corner
, but a miss-trap off Sardar Singh's injection saw the effort being missed.